BBVA Compass


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  • Overview

    At BBVA, we are working to make banking better for everyone. That is where you come in. We are looking for smart, team oriented people who want to be part of a first-class workforce that gives people the tools they need to meet their financial goals, all while delivering an outstanding client experience. Learn more below.


    Internal auditing (IA) is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization's operations. It helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.


    Team Leads are integral to ensuring bank operations are efficient, effective, and compliant with corporate policies and government regulations. The IT Team Lead will help ensure technology risks are adequately mitigated, including risks associated with IT  management, software development, information security, computer operations, BCP/DR, disruptive technologies, and cybersecurity.



    We are looking for an IT Audit Team Lead to enhance our capabilities to provide assurance on the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and internal controls associated with Technology risks.


    Audit skills

    • Testing & validation: Assess technology risk level enterprise-wide and determine adequacy of implemented controls. Validate implemented controls by designing and executing audit tests during system, application and IT process reviews. Communicate and document process and risk understanding and evaluation, including the identification of potential issues and improvements.
    • Reporting: Make relevant recommendations regarding internal control processes and related procedures as they relate to effectiveness and compliance with bank policies and regulations.

    Analytical skills

    • Analytical & critical thinking: Capable of evaluating technology risks with strong analytical and critical thinking skills, in order to identify potential issues and improvements that add value for the Bank.
    • Detailed & global visions: Strong attention to details and ability to have a global vision of a technology processes and systems.

    Communication and interpersonal skills

    • Communication: Communication skills are necessary to articulate insight gained from analysis, expressing the work done both orally and in writing, in an accurate, clear and concise manner.
    • Interpersonal: Collaboration with line of business clients and other auditors to achieve objectives.

    Technical skills

    • Technology knowledge: Sufficiently broad knowledge and understanding of the IT Processes such as IT infrastructure management, software life cycle, information security, disaster recovery and business continuity planning, computer operations, emerging technologies like API and cloud implementations, and cyber security.

    Business knowledge

    • Preferred knowledge of banking products and processes.



    • Bachelor’s degree is required. Preferred areas of study are computer science, engineering, management information systems or other related fields.
    • Professional designation (CISA, CISSP, CIA, etc.) is required.



    • 6 or more years of IT audit experience. Work in banking or financial services industry preferred.
    • Experience leading, supervising and mentoring audit team.



    We are looking for people with:

    • Curiosity, interest and capacity to continuously learn.
    • Initiative, autonomy and fast integration in professional teams.
    • Strong ethical standards and high levels of integrity.


    Note: Must be willing to travel domestically

    (20% or less, primary audit locations are Birmingham, AL, Houston, TX and New York, NY).


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