People Matter

Mgr, IT & Cyber Audit



Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 6, 2024

At F5, we strive to bring a better digital world to life. Our teams empower organizations across the globe to create, secure, and run applications that enhance how we experience our evolving digital world. We are passionate about cybersecurity, from protecting consumers from fraud to enabling companies to focus on innovation.

Everything we do centers around people. That means we obsess over how to make the lives of our customers, and their customers, better. And it means we prioritize a diverse F5 community where each individual can thrive.

The Manager, IT & Cyber audit is responsible for planning, executing, and reporting on IT & Cyber audits that assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the organization's IT & Cyber governance, risk management, and control processes. The manager, IT & Cyber audit also provides guidance and coaching to the IT & Cyber audit team and liaises with senior management and external stakeholders.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • ·Manage the IT & Cyber audit team, resources, and schedule, and ensure timely completion and quality of audit deliverables
  • Develop and maintain a risk-based IT & Cyber audit plan that aligns with the organization's strategic objectives and complies with professional standards
  • Lead and supervise technology focused audit engagements, including scoping, testing, reporting, and follow-up activities
  • Evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of technology based controls, policies, and procedures, and identify areas for improvement and remediation
  • Conduct audits of IT general controls, as well as controls over the development, deployment, and maintenance of our commercial software and SaaS products, also considering cybersecurity controls
  • Assess and evaluate the effectiveness of cybersecurity measures, including the protection of sensitive data, network security, and incident response capabilities
  • Communicate audit results and recommendations to senior management and the audit committee in a clear and concise manner
  • Coordinate with external auditors and regulators on IT audit matters and provide support as needed
  • Provide technical expertise and advice on IT & Cybersecurity risks, controls, and best practices to the audit team and the business units
  • Monitor and report on the status of IT & Cyber audit issues and action plans
  • Keep abreast of emerging IT & Cybersecurity trends, risks, and regulations, and update the IT audit methodology and tools accordingly
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the internal audit function and foster a culture of collaboration and learning

Knowledge, skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of technical frameworks, standards, and best practices, such as COBIT, ITIL, ISO 27001, and NIST
  • Proficient in IT audit tools and techniques, such as data analytics, automated testing, and audit software
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and build rapport with senior management and stakeholders
  • Highly analytical, critical, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and evaluate IT risks and controls
  • Strong project management, leadership, and coaching skills, with the ability to plan, execute, and supervise multiple internal audit engagements
  • Self-motivated, adaptable, and proactive, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • High ethical standards, integrity, and professionalism, with the ability to maintain confidentiality and objectivity
  • Experience managing, mentoring, training, and coaching a team of technology focused professionals
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, accounting, or related field
  • Minimum of five (5) years of IT & Cyber audit experience, preferably in a large and complex organization
  • Professional certification in IT auditing or Cybersecurity, such as CISA, CIA, CISSP, GSEC, Security+, or CISM

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Duties are generally performed in an office environment, with a high level of mobility required throughout the facility. Work while seated at a desk or a computer table may necessitate the use of a computer, telephone communication, and reading of printed materials.


We provide competitive salaries, a world class benefits package, including 100% of the premium for employee medical, dental and vision insurance, highly subsidized premiums for dependent coverage, 401K match, employees stock purchase plan, 18 days paid time off within the 1st year and 9 paid holidays, life insurance, short & long term disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

F5 Networks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

The annual U.S. base pay range for this position is: $109,506.00 - $164,260.00

F5 maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, geographic locations, and market conditions, as well as to reflect F5’s differing products, industries, and lines of business. The pay range referenced is as of the time of the job posting and is subject to change.

You may also be offered incentive compensation, bonus, restricted stock units, and benefits. More details about F5’s benefits can be found at the following link: F5 reserves the right to change or terminate any benefit plan without notice.

Please note that F5 only contacts candidates through F5 email address (ending with or auto email notification from Yello/Workday (ending with or

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of F5 to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination. F5 offers a variety of reasonable accommodations for candidates. Requesting an accommodation is completely voluntary. F5 will assess the need for accommodations in the application process separately from those that may be needed to perform the job. Request by contacting