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IT Auditor - 26476

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Sep 3, 2021
Posting End Date: Sep 17, 2021


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
As a member of the Corporate Audit & Advisory team, the IT Auditor will be expected to perform risk-based audit and advisory projects within the context of Information Technology and Services at Air Canada.

The scope of assignments will cover the complex systems involved in running a state-of-the-art airline as well as the processes to support those systems, focusing on maintaining the security, integrity and availability of the information. 

The individual will report to the Manager, IT Audit, Risk and Compliance and will work with them to help meet the annual objectives of the team.

Key Functions & Accountabilities:  
  • Assist in planning and performing company-wide, risk-based audits and studies of IT operations, processes and systems, and assess the adequacy of risk management over the Company’s business processes and information supporting the strategies for the achievement of the Company’s organizational objectives. 
  • Support preparation of reports with guidance and follow up on implementation of recommendations.
  • Conduct audits of third-party companies providing computer and related services to the Company (including SaaS providers), and review their operations and procedures to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information; adherence to contractual terms.
  • Document, test, and evaluate control effectiveness as well as assess/monitor gaps and remediation efforts related to IT General Controls to ensure the Company and its subsidiaries comply with rules established by Ontario Securities Commission National Instrument 52-109.
  • Assist in preparing clear and concise audit conclusions based on evidence collected, data analytics results, root cause analysis and industry best practices.
  • Provide support to external auditors, in matters dealing with IT system controls. 
  • Provide support for other audits and investigations where the scope includes the extensive use of Information Technology.
  • Provide support in the compliance efforts of the organization with the Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS). 
  • Support automation requirements of the Corporate Audit & Advisory group, and provide development assistance in the creation of continuous auditing and/or monitoring technologies.
  • Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team.


  • Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Required as of October 31st 2021
  • Must hold an undergraduate degree in a computer-related field or another related discipline.
  • Professional certification or working towards professional certifications such as CISA, ITIL.
  • One to three years’ experience in IT audit or IT Operations management.
  • Knowledge and awareness of the following would be an asset:
    • IT Governance frameworks (for example, COBIT, ITIL.).
    • Information Security frameworks and compliance programs including but not limited to NIST, PCI DSS, ISO/IEC 27001/2.
    • Experience using data analytic tools (i.e., PowerBI).
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, including the ability to prepare concise reports. 
  • Proven analytical abilities, as well as very strong planning and organization skills to manage competing demands. 
  • Airline experience and knowledge of airline processes would be a distinct advantage.
  • Valid passport and ability to travel (nationally and internationally), sometimes on short notice.
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 

Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.