Assistant Inspector General for Cyber Assessments and Data Analytics

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
May 27, 2022
Closes
Jun 03, 2022
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As the Assistant Inspector General for Cyber Assessments and Data Analytics, you will:
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the Cyber Assessments and Data Analytics (CADA) program. Provide policy direction, guidance and supervision for audits, inspections, assessments, evaluations, and analyses conducted by the staff. Identify, develop, and justify staffing requirements and maintain responsibility for hiring, evaluating, and providing employee development to individual staff members.
  • Advise the IG, DIG, and senior leadership of policies, processes, and the use of data analytics and technology designed to address strategic oversight objectives. Present recommendations and courses of action affecting long range issues or problems pertaining to OIG components and policies, reflecting a diversity of stakeholder positions.
  • Analyze existing policies, processes, and practices; challenge current processes; identify latest trends and evaluate benefits against OIG requirements; develop a plan of action and baseline of requirements for implementing change recommendations; and consider the customer experience in recommending and implementing change.
  • Design special report procedures and permanent reference files to provide teams with useful analytical tools; keep abreast of innovations in technology and analytic disciplines; and recommend experiments, shifts in program emphasis, and other indicated changes to CADA staff.
  • Provide direction and guidance for the internal Quality Assurance Review and external Peer Review Program in accordance with the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency guidelines, government auditing standards and OIG policy and procedures. Review, evaluate and ensure that recommendations for improvements have been implemented and problem areas corrected.
  • Formulate and maintain the Department audit planning system, including documentation requirements and instructions for long-range planning and assignment planning, including provisions for coordination of audit plans for each of the Department's audit groups, and monitor the system to assure conformance with system requirements and identify needed improvements.
  • Prepare budget data to support requests for CADA and monitor the CADA annual budget; provide performance data to support the annual performance report requests for the Office; and prepare input to the semi-annual report to Congress.
  • Design and implement strategies which foster high ethical standards in meeting the OIG's vision, mission, and goals.
  • Support Headquarters and field units by maintaining an in-depth knowledge of, and plans for, the Department's management systems and programs.
  • Coordinate and administer the Government Performance and Results Act audit work.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • New employees to the Department of Energy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
  • Successful completion of a background and security investigation.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance.
  • Drug testing required. The selectee must test negative prior to appointment and will be subject to random testing. Failure to pass subsequent tests could result in disciplinary action, up to and including removal from the Federal service.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service. If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.
  • PROBATIONARY PERIOD: An individual's initial SES career appointment becomes final only after the individual successfully completes a one-year probationary period.
  • PUBLIC FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT (OGE 278): If you are selected for this position, will be required to file this report prior to entry on duty in accordance with the Ethics of Government Act of 1978.
  • You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.


Qualifications

Applicants are required to submit a narrative statement for each of the five mandatory Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and each of the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs). Please give a complete and detailed answer for each mandatory qualification.

Eligibility for this position will be based upon a clear showing that the applicant has experience of the scope and quality sufficient to effectively carry out assignments of the position. Do not enter "Refer to Resume" to explain your answer. Applications directing the reviewer to search within the application or to "See Resume" are considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Failure to submit a narrative statement or address all of the mandatory ECQs and/or MTQs, (if required) is also considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Applicants currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service (SES) appointment, eligible for reinstatement into SES, or have successfully completed a SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by OPM are not required to address the ECQs but must address all MTQs. If you are a non-SES employee or Non-Career SES employee, you must address each ECQ and MTQ. Failure to do so will result in the disqualification of your application.

Your application must demonstrate that you possess these qualifications. Please provide examples that are clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments, policy initiatives undertaken, and level of contacts. All qualified candidates will be evaluated on the relevance of their experience, education, training, self-development, honors, awards, and outside activities.

Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs): The ECQs were designed to assess executive experience and potential, not technical expertise. They measure whether an individual has the broad executive skills needed to succeed in a variety of SES positions. All applicants must submit a written narrative to address the ECQs. Your narrative must address each ECQ separately and should contain one or two examples per ECQ describing your experiences and accomplishments/results. The narrative should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibility, scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments, policy initiatives undertaken and the results of your actions. Applicants should not enter "Refer to Resume" to describe your experiences. Applications directing the reviewer to search within the application or to see the resume are considered incomplete and may not receive further consideration. The narrative must not exceed 10 pages.

There are five ECQs:
ECQ 1: LEADING CHANGE: Ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals and establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

ECQ 2: LEADING PEOPLE: Ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals and provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

ECQ 3: RESULTS DRIVEN: Ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations, and make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

ECQ 4: BUSINESS ACUMEN: Ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

ECQ 5: BUILDING COALITIONS: Ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is required by law to review the executive core qualifications of each new career appointee to the Senior Executive Service (SES) prior to appointment.

Failure to submit a narrative statement addressing each of the ECQs may cause your application to be deemed incomplete and not be considered. For additional information on ECQs, please review the detailed information provided by OPM at the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/executive-core-qualifications/ .

A sample 5-page executive level resume and ECQ narratives can be viewed at this link http://www.opm.gov/ses/references/GuidetoSESQuals_2012.pdf

Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs): A supplemental narrative must be submitted separately addressing each MTQ listed below. No more than one (1) page per MTQ is allowed; additional informational information will not be considered. MTQs must provide specific examples that address relevant experience and accomplishments. Applicants must reflect superior technical qualifications demonstrated through leadership and management in the following MTQs:
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, and lead a data analytics program. Keeps abreast of innovations in technology and analytic disciplines. Champions change management by identifying and employing evolving trends to provide leadership and innovation in an ever-changing analytic environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary stakeholders to develop actionable strategies for the utilization of data analytics and technology to advance an organization's mission.
  • Expert knowledge of Federal finance and operations for the purpose of developing risk-based audit plans and oversight approach for planning, directing, and guiding financial, information technology, and cybersecurity audits at the enterprise level, consistent with the Yellow Book, the Federal Information Security Modernization Act, and other applicable standards.
  • Experience in fostering an environment that promotes innovation and diversity of people, processes, and ideas; encourages engagement and commitment from all employees; and inspires insightful, honest dialogue and innovative thinking.
Failure to submit a narrative statement addressing each of the MTQs may cause your application to be deemed incomplete and not be considered.

Education

There is no positive education requirement for this position.

Additional information

  • The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across DOE.
  • COVID-19 VACCINATION: Executive Order (EO) 14043 requires Federal employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work), subject to such exceptions as required by law. At this time, EO 14043 is subject to a preliminary nationwide injunction. Although this injunction may ultimately be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action at this time to implement or enforce EO 14043's requirement that employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. However, as Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine, the selectee(s) for this position will be required to submit information about his/her vaccination status. Providing a knowing and willful false statement on either DOE's COVID-19 Vaccination Form prior to starting or when providing proof of vaccination in DOE's vaccination tracking system once onboard is punishable by fine and/or imprisonment (18 U.S.C. 1001) and will result in termination from Federal service. The Office of Inspector General may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine, the selectee(s) for this position will be required to submit information about his/her vaccination status.
  • If selected, you may be expected to telework upon your appointment, or you may be required to report to the duty station listed on this announcement, even if your home/temporary telework site is located outside the local commuting area. Your position may be eligible for workplace flexibilities which may include remote work or telework options, and/or flexible work scheduling. These flexibilities may be requested in accordance with the DOE Workplace Flexibilities policy.
  • For general information on government-wide Telework polices visit: www.telework.gov


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