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Oracle Internal Audit Data Scientist Lead in Topeka, Kansas

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Role: Internal Audit Data Scientist Lead

Location: Austin, TX, or Redwood City, CA. This is a hybrid role in either location.

Note: This position requires U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain US federal government security clearance (secret level or higher).


Oracle’s Business Assessment & Audit team (BA&A) is responsible for providing enterprise risk management services on behalf of the executive management team and board of Oracle Corporation as well as its publicly traded subsidiaries. These responsibilities are performed through conducting broad business risked-based audits (operational/financial/IT/compliance - focused) of Oracle’s global processes and subsidiaries. The BA&A function currently has approximately 50 members globally. The team is a mix of highly specialized process, information technology/privacy and data analytics professionals in providing business/consulting advisory services.


  • Proactively develop and analyze data to answer key questions for stakeholders, BA&A team members and BA&A leadership, with an eye on what drives business performance, and investigate and communicate which areas need improvement in efficiency and/or productivity.

  • Spearhead innovation and generate business insights through the use of existing and new data and business intelligence technologies. Train team members on various DA topics, including updating process documents / SOPs, and the library of use cases, etc.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders and the team members to verify data quality and pull needed information.


  • Assist the team in the planning, development and execution of data analysis (data cleaning, preparation, visualizations, etc.) as part of planning for audit projects, including some oversight over DA junior staff to create scalable and repeatable data analytics.

  • Provide support on the existing data analytics environment and existing Visualization / Reporting Dashboard environments.

  • Develop, deploy, and maintain analytical procedures using analytics tools, programming languages, Data Visualization (DV) and other technologies (e.g., Robotic Process Automation tools) to deliver solutions that improve effectiveness and efficiency of the Internal Audit function in delivering successful audits and process reviews.

  • Pilot and deploy advanced data analytics tools & techniques using artificial intelligence and machine learning. Apply your understanding of machine learning principles, including advanced analytics tools to design, build and support machine learning to achieve high quality generative AI user experiences.

  • Train users, document analytical procedures and report engagement progress to audit management and business stakeholders.

  • Assist in obtaining data from various company systems and use business intelligence and organizational tools to design analytical procedures that support conclusions and various process improvement initiatives.

  • Engage in frequent interactions with technical team (IT supporting, business systems, etc.) to understand source data, data flows / system maps and various applications.

  • Work closely with technical / functional experts in LOB’s / IT teams to help understand and support IA objectives, strategize next steps and determine resources (people, tech, etc.) needed to successfully complete and deliver audits on time.

Career Level - IC4



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science, Data Science, Data Analytics, Data Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Statistics or a related field preferred.

  • At least 8 years of data analytics that includes supporting business process and/or operational audits.

  • Strong presentation and communication skills (verbal and written) in English are critical. Comfortable with gathering data requirements from all levels of the business and different business lines.

  • Competent interpersonal skills, able to lead projects and mentor others.

  • Ability to evaluate business processes and IT technology, identify risks and evaluate controls.

  • Ability to translate business needs and problems into viable and accepted solutions.

  • Organizational and time management skills.

  • Can effectively coordinate with team members in different time zones.

  • Microsoft Office suite of products required, plus experience working with computer-aided auditing, continuous monitoring and data analytics and data visualization tools required (i.e. Alteryx, IDEA, Excel, Tableau, etc.). Ability to code in SQL, Python required.

  • CISA, or relevant professional certifications preferred.

  • Ability to travel up to 10%.

Does this sound like you? Apply today!



Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated locations only

US: Hiring Range: from $109,100 to $223,500 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle US offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.

  9. 11 paid holidays

  10. Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.

  11. Paid parental leave

  12. Adoption assistance

  13. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  14. Financial planning and group legal

  15. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

The role will generally accept applications for at least three calendar days from the posting date or as long as the job remains posted.

About Us

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When everyone’s voice is heard, we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before. It’s why we’re committed to expanding our inclusive workforce that promotes diverse insights and perspectives.

We’ve partnered with industry-leaders in almost every sector—and continue to thrive after 40+ years of change by operating with integrity.

Oracle careers open the door to global opportunities where work-life balance flourishes. We offer a highly competitive suite of employee benefits designed on the principles of parity and consistency. We put our people first with flexible medical, life insurance and retirement options. We also encourage employees to give back to their communities through our volunteer programs.

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Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer*. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer