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IT Auditor

Nebraska Public Power District Columbus, NE Salary, $86,772 - $110,640

Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for a ET Auditor located at the Columbus General Office(Preferred) in Columbus, NE, Aurora Office in Aurora, NE, Doniphan Control Center in Doniphan, NE, Kearney Operations Center in Kearney, NE, Lincoln Gonernmental Affairs Office in Lincoln, NE or York Operations Center in York, NE.  Position closes January 16, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time. 



Position Summary

This position will lead and participate in audits and consulting projects, under the oversight of the Chief Audit and Ethics Officer, with the objective of analyzing and assessing the District’s enterprise technology (ET) infrastructure and cybersecurity. Works both autonomously and with the internal audit team to execute risk-based internal audits utilizing agile auditing principles. Serves as the internal audit team’s subject matter expert (SME) in identifying ET and cybersecurity risks and recommendations for management to strengthen operations. Builds and maintains relationships within the internal audit team and other departments.

Education, Training and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or another Business-related field with 4 years of experience in ET related position and 2 years of internal or external audit experience preferred




Associates Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or another Business-related field with 6 years of experience in ET related position and 2 years of internal or external audit experience preferred


Prior knowledge and experience in the following areas is preferred but not required:


Applying IT and Cybersecurity control frameworks including CIS 18, NIST, COBIT, ISO 2700

System and software applications and related controls including Active Directory, SAP(ERP) roles and profiles.

Data analysis and visualization tools such as ACL, MS Office, MS Business Intelligence, SAP SAC

Networking infrastructure and data center designing including Cloud

Industrial computer control systems and devices including IoT, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Agile project development and/or agile auding principles

Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Professional Practices Framework

Licenses and/or Certifications

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM or

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or

Acquire certification within 3 years of beginning employment

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Plans, leads, and executes risk-based ET audits and consultation projects within a team based agile auditing approach using established internal and ET auditing standards.


Participates as the ET SME on team based operational, compliance and financial audits.


Builds relationships with internal audit clients to ensure communication and delivery of value-added services.


Ensures audit documents (narratives, process flows, risk assessments, programs, workpapers, etc.) and reports, with minimal revisions required, capture the procedures performed; support conclusions reached; identify internal controls and control weaknesses; and provide value-added recommendations.


Delivers reports to communicate observations, issues, risks, and recommendations.


Assists the Chief Audit and Ethics Officer with the internal audit department’s annual audit plan and ET risk assessment.


Serves as a subject matter expert consulting management by providing direction and feedback outside of normal audit procedures.


Conducts and/or provides assistance in investigations related to ethics, fraud, and/or other issues.

Accountable for other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies

Customer Focus

Employees & Teamwork/Diversity & Inclusion


Public Service/Environmental Stewardship


Salary Information - Nebraska Public Power District offers a competitive starting salary with opportunities for growth. 

Pay Grade - 14 Monthly

Typical Pay Grade Starting Salary Range: $7,231.00  - $9,220.00


Travel Required: Up to 25% (With frequent overnight stays, more than 3 per month, typically within state of Nebraska)  Travel required may fluctuate by business need. This is an estimate and will be discussed further with candidates that receive an interview.


Telecommuting: Telecommuting arrangement available following initital training period and satisfactory performance levels.


Nebraska Public Power District offers a competitive starting salary and an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401K retirement plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid medical, training opportunities and more.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Human Resources at Nebraska Public Power District.

Nebraska Public Power District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted November 10, 2022
Date Closes January 16, 2023
Located In Columbus, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, $86,772 - $110,640
Shift Custom
SOC Category 13-2011.02 Auditors
Zipcode 68601

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