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Senior Specialist, Compliance and General Computing Controls

Senior Specialist, Compliance and General Computing Controls

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Information Technology

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Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. Aerojet Rocketdyne offers a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion.


We are currently seeking a Senior Compliance and General Computing Control Specialist for our facility in Sacramento, CA.


The Compliance and General Computing Control (GCC) Specialist will report to the Senior Manager of Compliance and General Computing Controls. The Compliance and GCC Senior Individual Contributor is responsible for ensuring adherence to the company’s Sarbanes Oxley and IT General Computing Controls as well as other information systems audits. In addition, responsibilities will include planning software, firmware, and hardware releases into test and production environments. This position is also responsible for monitoring and analyzing the production pipeline, as well as ensuring that the quality and integrity of releases are maintained.  

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

30% - Supports Sarbanes Oxley, IT General Computing Control audits and other IT-related reviews as prescribed in the Annual Audit Plan.


25% - Tracks remediation of audit issues noted in internal audit reports.


20% - Identifies weaknesses in internal controls and opportunities to enhance operational efficiencies. Implements improvements to resolve the identified weaknesses.


15% - Coordinates and uses audit software routines to extract and analyze data from key software applications in support of auditors.


10% - Provides internal control oversight for financial system implementations or upgrades by attending team meetings and reviewing key project documents.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and at least fourteen (14) years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Background in SOX and General Computing Controls preferred.
  • Experience developing and implementing continuous improvements for IT SOX and GCC controls preferred.
  • Equivalent formal auditor certification for quality system auditing is preferred.

Moderate travel may be required.



US Citizenship Only Required. Dual Citizenship does not meet job qualifications. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information.





Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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