Senior Auditor - Information Technology


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC
Job ID:  13745

DTE is one of the nation’s largest diversified energy companies. Our electric and gas companies have fueled our customer’s homes and Michigan’s progress for more than a century. And as Michigan’s largest source of renewable energy, we’re creating a cleaner, healthier environment to power our future. We’re also serving communities beyond Michigan, where our affiliated businesses offer renewable energy, emission control technologies, and energy services to industries in 19 states.

But we’re more than a leading energy company... and working at DTE is more than just a job. At DTE, we take great care of each other and our customers, and we use our energy to be a force for growth and prosperity in our communities.  When you join us, you’ll be part of a team that welcomes, recognizes, and celebrates differences and values everyone’s health, safety, and wellbeing.  Are you ready to make that kind of difference? Bring your energy to DTE. Together, we can achieve great things.

Testing Required: Not Applicable

Hybrid Role: Must be able to come on-site periodically and reside a commutable distance from the assigned work location.

Emergency Response: Yes – Must be available to perform a primary assignment in support of DTE’s emergency response to storms or other events that impact service to our customers.

Job Summary

Leads information technology audit assignments independently and oversees work of less experienced auditors. Coordinates planning, developing, and conducting audits of complex information systems and business control processes. Provides independent assurance of business and system controls and ensures related regulatory compliance. Creates annual audit plans and leads Sarbanes-Oxley controls testing. Serves as mentor to other members of audit team.

Key Accountabilities

  • Plans, develops, and leads the execution of more complex information technology audits.
  • Leads Sarbanes-Oxley controls testing and other required regulatory testing (e.g., North American Electric Reliability Corporation Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC-CIP), etc.), inclusive of reviewing work of other auditors.
  • Ensures documentation fully supports conclusions and conforms to required standards.
  • Oversees review of pertinent data and material, sampling techniques, query tools and software analysis tools, and data analytics on audits.
  • Provides recommendations on internal control structures, information security, information privacy, process efficiencies, policy and procedure development, and re-engineering initiatives.
  • Keeps abreast of technology trends and regulatory requirements to ensure appropriate controls.
  • Leads formal and informal presentations at various levels on audit results and recommendations.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with diverse group of leaders and business unit groups.
  • Leads team comprised of both internal and external resources in a collaborative environment.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • This is a dual-track base requirement job; education and experience requirements can be satisfied through one of the following two options:
  • Bachelor's degree in information technology, business, engineering, or science-related discipline and 5 years of experience in information technology, information technology audit, information technology compliance and/or risk assurance; OR
  • Associate’s degree in an information technology, business, engineering, or science-related discipline with 7 years of experience in information technology, information technology audit, information technology compliance and/or risk assurance.
  • Certification as certified internal auditor (CIA), certified information system auditor (CISA), or similar professional certification (e.g., certified information systems security professional (CISSP) or completion within two years of date hired into role.

Other Qualifications

•    Advanced level analytical and problem-solving skills.
•    Organizational skills and strong oral/written communication skills.
•    Ability to lead effective meetings and protect confidential information.
•    Advanced knowledge of information technology standards and processes (e.g., emerging technologies, architectures, systems design, systems integration, and automated controls).
•    Ability to quickly learn new technology environments and processes.
•    Ability to work independently and provide informal guidance to lesser experienced staff.
•    Ability to work collaboratively on a team and build strong working relationships.
•    Ability to manage complex projects.
•    Computer proficiency including advanced office software skills. 
•    Possesses a valid driver's license and meets company driving standards, inclusive of providing own transportation within the service area.


Preferred Qualifications
•    Experience with business operations systems, cyber security, network/database engineering, controls/risk assessments, information security and privacy, and/or regulatory compliance.
•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or accounting information systems.
•    Formal training in continuous improvement processes.

•    Recent public accounting firm experience.

Additional Information

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.


At DTE Energy, we are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging. We seek individuals with a heart for service, a passion to help our communities prosper, and ideas to help shape the future of energy. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit