Baker Tilly

Cybersecurity and Information Technology Risk Staff Consultant

Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (DC Metro Area)
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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with over 33,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.


It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!                              


We are seeking a Cybersecurity and Information Technology (IT) Risk  Staff Consultant to join our team in Tysons, VA.


As a member of our Risk, Internal Audit, and Cybersecurity Services team, you will provide technology consulting services to leading companies and organizations.  Our clients span many industries including higher education, government contracting, financial services, healthcare, not-for-profit, manufacturing and distribution, as well as other businesses.


Baker Tilly professionals are committed to help clients navigate and manage risks associated with using, deploying and managing information systems.  Our Cybersecurity and IT Risk services include IT audits, assessments and consulting in the following areas:



  • Cybersecurity risk assessment
  • Cybersecurity/Privacy compliance readiness (PCI DSS, HIPAA, NIST, FERPA, GLBA, Privacy Shield)
  • Cybersecurity policy & program development
  • Cybersecurity architecture & implementation
  • Breach response preparedness & planning
  • HITRUST assessment
  • Network vulnerability assessment/penetration testing
  • Social engineering/phishing


IT Governance

  • IT project risk review
  • IT risk & effectiveness assessment
  • Business continuity planning & management
  • Disaster recovery
  • Programs addressing Model Audit Rule, HIPAA, FISMA, PCI DSS, ISO 27001, NIST


IT Process Assurance

  • Service Organization Controls (SOC) including readiness, gap assessment, audit and compliance (SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 2 + HITRUST, SOC for Cybersecurity)
  • Outsourced IT audit
  • Co-sourced IT audit
  • IT Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) readiness & testing



Baker Tilly Annual Report 2017


As a Staff Consultant in our Technology Risk Services practice, you will work with a select group of professionals to:

  • Think strategically about your clients’ business, systems, and risks
  • Team with your clients to develop solutions to problems and drive positive change
  • Build expertise and share your knowledge of a variety of technologies including cloud computing, mobile devices, Windows, UNIX/Linux, firewalls, databases, web-based applications, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Work closely with client executives and management teams to understand their businesses and consult with them regarding cybersecurity and IT risks and controls
  • Work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment with other bright, motivated professionals, and assist with the development of our growing team
  • Assist with business development activities


Successful candidates will have:

  • Bachelors Degree in Management/Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Accounting Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related program
  • 1+ year(s) experience in IT or accounting/finance preferred 
  • Experience assessing or performing technology management processes including:
    • System development life cycle
    • Change management
    • Network, database, and operating system administration
    • Business continuity and disaster recovery planning
    • Security administration
  • Excellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication, collaboration, and time management skills
  • Ability to adapt to various work environments, industries, and project schedules
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with all levels of personnel
  • Ability to travel up to 75%
  • CISA, CISSP, CISM, CIPP, CIA, or CPA certifications preferred

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