Pacific Gas & Electric Company IT Compliance Assessor SOX, Associate in San Francisco, California

IT Compliance Assessor SOX, Associate

Date: Mar 2, 2018

Location: San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Company: Pacific Gas And Electric Company

Requisition ID # 11525

Job Category : Information Technology

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Information Technology and Supply Chain

Job Location : San Francisco


Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan. It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Department Overview

Information Systems Technology Services is a unified organization comprised of various departments which collaborate effectively in order to deliver high quality technology solutions. The Cyber Security Controls Assessment & Verification family is responsible for the assessment, verification, review, and audit of General Computer Controls across the enterprise.

Position Summary

The IT Compliance group is responsible for the assessment, verification, review, and assessment of General Computer Controls across the enterprise. The IT Compliance SOX Assessor Associate will execute test procedures to evaluate systems for compliance with IT organizational policies, standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements.



  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Business, or equivalent experience

  • 6 months of general IT experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Basic understanding of network and systems security, system and network configuration, and application security

  • Basic understanding of general computing controls (GCCs)

  • Excellent planning, organizational, and project management skills

  • Able to multi-task projects or assessments

  • Detail oriented

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the annual SOX Program cycle by completing efforts based on defined scheduled, including: supporting walkthrough of processes, testing of controls, overseeing remediation of deficiencies and reporting status of testing and remediation efforts.

  • Perform multi-platform (application, database, operating system, middleware, monitoring tools, and business processes) level SOX audits based on predefined test objectives and test plans. Perform retesting of controls that have been remediated or updated as a result of previously identified deficiencies.

  • Obtain, review, and interpret evidence provided to validate controls are performed effectively.

  • Prepare, plan, conduct, and report IT SOX Audit assessments in accordance with industry best practices and established regulatory standards.

  • Obtain, review, and interpret organizational IT policies, standards and procedures to identify control points that would assist in mitigating risk to the business.

  • Contributor role in harmonizing controls and validating controls are operating effectively.

  • Review test results or interpret evidence for vulnerabilities, gaps, or control deficiencies; work with stakeholders to establish plans for sustainable resolution.

  • Work with more experienced team members to identify risks associated with control failures and supports the identification of mitigating controls

  • Partner with control owners to ensure control documentation is updated periodically to reflect current control environment

  • Perform other tasks as necessary to ensure IT Compliance meets its commitments to customers

  • Support the IT Compliance Sr. Manager as needed.

Hiring Leader: Gisela Gadelha, Senior Manager, Information Security

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco

Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland