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IT Examiner

Date Posted:  Apr 16, 2021
Requisition ID:  191163

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


About The Department of Financial Institutions:

The Indiana Department of Financial Institutions (“DFI”) works to promote growth and prosperity of local Indiana communities through effective and common-sense regulation. 


The DFI is seeking qualified candidates to work in a dynamic and high performing environment, with a well identified career path and significant opportunities to progress throughout the organization.  Depository Division examiners are charged with the following at state chartered financial institutions:
•    Analyzing financial performance 
•    Identifying pertinent risks
•    Assessing risk mitigation practices.
•    Collaborate with CEOs, CFOs, and Board members of multi-billion companies and individuals from the Federal Reserve Bank, the National Credit Union Association, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.  


The DFI is looking for individuals with  the following skills in the following areas:
•    Financial analysis
•    Credit risk assessment
•    Problem solving
•    Financial institution operations.  
•    Most importantly, the DFI is looking for individuals who want to make a difference in the health of the State financial system.



This position pays an annual salary of $50,000-75,000 based on education and experience.


As an IT Examiner, you will be responsible for ensuring financial institution's practices are commensurate with current industry best practices and determining the risk profile of each unique operating environment. You will be focused on assessing risk at each institution and helping to guide them in security and compliance. You will work with Department staff as well as examination staff from other regulatory agencies. You will be responsible for completing the required work programs, documenting the examination process through a formal workpaper system, preparing examination report comments, and conveying examination findings to financial institution management as well as other individuals within the Department on examination activities of in-house computer systems, serviced institutions, and small independent data centers. You will also be responsible for staying current on information technology risks, threats, and industry best practices. You will report to the Field Manager.

The job does require travel within the State of Indiana with approximately 30-50% of examiner time spent traveling and examining entities onsite. 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

•    Compliance with the IT training program.
•    Utilizes resource materials in preparing for and analyzing assigned areas
•    Takes an active role and is personally responsible in his or her own training
•    Provides timely information according to established policies and procedures to supervisor regarding training needs and assessment
•    Seek out and is open to feedback from all sources
•    Satisfactory compliance with training action plans is required
•    Compliance with State and Department policies and procedures
•    Demonstrate an understanding of State and Departmental policies and procedures Communicate with Department supervisors when questions surrounding applicable policies and procedures arise
•    Perform examination activities as assigned.
•    Utilize Department adopted examination procedures to identify and assess risk within a financial institution's information technology structure, including cyber security risk
•    Examines the information technology environment of financial institutions of low-to-moderate complexity, which may include serviced institutions, in-house computer systems, and small independent data centers
•    Approach each examination uniquely
•    Perform an assessment of the IT audit function; support and delivery; and electronic funds transfer (EFT). The examiner will perform these areas with a decreasing level of direct supervision and comment revision
•    Perform an assessment of cybersecurity; development and acquisition; IT management; and information security standards with direct supervision. Identify risk inherent in internal controls, policies, practices, and management information systems Development of supporting comments is required with direct supervision
•    Act as the IT examiner-in-charge at small to medium size, non- problem, IT operations with minimal supervision
•    Communicate examination findings to IT and bank management with limited supervision
•    Demonstrate basic knowledge of computer applications and will utilize available technology to assist in analyzing financial institutions


The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Preferred Experience:

The ideal candidate in this role should minimally have a bachelor’s degree from a four year accredited college or university. 


•    Demonstrates the ability to identify, apply, and interpret laws, regulations, and policies applicable to assigned areas, as well as examination policies and procedures. Exhibits willingness to research and assist examination staff in resolving issues in the field.
•    Possesses the ability to understand information technology infrastructures, current risks, and risk management practices. Possess the ability to interact with financial institution information technology staff members regarding network, hardware, software, vendor management, and risk management practices.
•    The examiner familiarizes self with, and assists examiners and supervisory personnel in the implementation of new laws, regulations, and examination procedures.
•    The examiner demonstrates an ability to evaluate financial data to measure the performance and risk management systems.
•    The examiner incorporates findings from management discussions to measure an institution’s performance with guidance.

COVID-19 considerations:
We are working mostly remotely for the current time.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

What You'll Get in Return:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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