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IT Audit Manager

Epic Games

Epic Games

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023


At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.


What We Do

Create and maintain a proactive and stable IT environment as well as provide IT support to our Epic people. You will be empowered to shape processes that deliver optimized IT service across our business. Work with emerging technologies while enabling IT success for everyone.

What You'll Do

Join our team as an IT Audit Manager and take the lead in overseeing our talented group of IT risk and audit specialists that focus heavily on privacy. This integral role focusing on risk & audit is paramount to Epic's commitment to regulatory requirements in the realm of technology services. Working closely with stakeholders across the organization, you will ensure Epic’s adherence to IT audit requirements while actively embracing industry-leading practices. Your expertise will be instrumental in guiding Epic towards maintaining the highest standards in Information Technology compliance.

In this role, you will

  • Manage and launch the IT Internal risk & audit function to ensure adherence with federal and state regulations and internal policies.
  • Perform audits related to compliance, facilitate ITGC ownership and remediation, test application controls, and other similar functions..
  • Identify key risks and controls in line with IT governance, and privacy frameworks and methodologies. An example of such frameworks would be: CCPA, SOX, COPPA, COSO, COBIT, GDPR, ISO, NIST, and ITIL.
  • Analyze issues identified during audits and assist in developing appropriate corrective action plans. Conduct and report on information technology (IT) and operational audits in support of the Internal Audit plan and compliance requirements.
  • Work collaboratively and build relationships with stakeholders across the business, to identify IT risks and drive process improvements

What we're looking for

  • Specific degree not required, however any study in federal data compliance and/or computer science is a plus. CISA, CISM, CISSP and/or Big 4/professional services/consulting experience preferred.
  • At least 8 years of IT audit, compliance, and risk experience for a company with a large consumer base and similar industry preferred.
  • At least 2+ years experience of supervisory or management.
  • In depth knowledge of local and federal compliance guidelines and best practices.
  • Hands on experience with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance in an enterprise environment, and/or Third Party Risk Management.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Ability to work independently, work under pressure of deadlines, handle multiple priorities, and pay close attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with IT environments (e.g., application, operating system, database), IT technologies (change management, identify and access management, cloud), and security tools (e.g., vulnerability management, networking) & a thorough knowledge of audit methods and principles.

This role is open to multiple locations across California.


Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents.

Throughout the year we celebrate our employees with events and company-wide paid breaks. We offer unlimited PTO and sick time and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical.

Pay Transparency Information

The expected annual base pay range(s) for this position are detailed below. Each base pay range is relevant only for individuals who are residents of or will be expected to work within the specified locale. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors, which include (but aren’t limited to) things such as skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, and experience. In addition to base pay, most employees are eligible to participate in Epic’s generous benefit plans and discretionary incentive programs (subject to the terms of those plans or programs).

California Base Pay Range
$147,184$215,870 USD


Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

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