IT Auditor

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 11, 2017
Closes
Jul 25, 2017
Function
Audit and Tax, IT
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

Are you interested in a rewarding and challenging career? Join the U.S. Department of Justice!!

The Department of Justice is the Nation's Top Law Enforcement agency and is ranked by the Partnership for Public Service as one of the top 3 best places to work in the federal government! The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of the Inspector General is one of the premier federal inspector general offices with a prestigious team of professionals. The OIG conducts audits, evaluations, investigations and special reviews of the personnel and programs of all DOJ components. The DOJ OIG offers a wide range of federal benefits and a flexible work schedule, depending on position requirements. This position is located in Washington, DC, in the Computer Security and Information Technology Audit Office (CSITAO). For more information on OIG work activities, please visit website http://www.justice.gov/oig/.


This vacancy may be used to fill other similar and/or comparable positions throughout the agency within the stated duty station.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • You must register with Selective Service, if applicable.
  • You may be required to complete a one year probationary period.
  • You must successfully pass initial and are subject to random drug tests.
  • You must provide a copy of your unoffical transcript.

  • GS 9: One year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at least equivalent to a GS-7 IT Auditor position that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position successfully. Examples include assisting conducting audits of IT systems in accordance to Federal policy.

    OR
    Have two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree

    OR
    Have a combination of specialized experience and graduate level education as defined above which equals 100%. For example, 12 months of specialized experience and one year of graduate level education AND in addition to one of the above have one of the below:
    A. Degree: accounting; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credits in business law. (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing" in this standard. Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor.")
    OR

    B. Combination of education and experience--at least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge. The applicant's background must also include one of the following: 1. Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law; 2. A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or 3. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial coursework in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that(a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.

    GS 11: One year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at least equivalent to a GS-09 IT Auditor position that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position successfully. Examples include performing complex audits of existing application systems, including hardware, software, and networks in accordance to the Federal Information Security Modernization Act.

    In addition to the above you MUST have one of the below:

    A. Degree: accounting; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credits in business law. (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing" in this standard. Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor.")
    OR
    B. Combination of education and experience--at least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge. The applicant's background must also include one of the following: 1 Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law; 2. A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or 3. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial coursework in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that(a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.

    All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see www.ed.gov

    * You MUST provide proof of your education requirement by providing all transcripts that show the specified credits located above or by providing a copy of your CPA or CIA certificate. If this documentation is not provided you will not meet the positive education requirement required for this position

    You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.



    YOUR RESUME MUST support your responses to the online questionnaire. Failure to provide support may result in an ineligible rating. Your latest resume submitted for this vacancy announcement will be used to determine qualifications and supersedes previous submissions.

    You may be required to service a one year probationary period.

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    DUTIES:

    As a GS-9 Information Technology Auditor, the individual serves as team member on an assigned assessment or evaluation, assisting senior members on carrying out the activities involved in computer systems and information technology assessments or evaluations of DOJ programs and activities. Specific responsibilities include:

    · Helping conduct assessments and evaluations of computer systems and information technology and assisting in preparation of survey and verification programs. The auditor may conduct reviews of small programs or activities of limited scope. The auditor performs research, conducts interviews, and analyzes documentation. On larger assessments or evaluations, the auditor assists senior members with all of these activities by gathering and analyzing data and making recommendations based on that analysis.
    · Composing draft work papers and summaries for computer systems and information technology assessments and evaluations, performing data analysis, and developing draft finding sheets that clearly identify the logic flow. The auditor submits all work so that it can be used and reviewed by supervisors and other team members.
    · Supporting the team and developing productive relationships through engaging in collaboration and coordination with internal and external parties.
    · Engaging in ongoing development to become well versed in assessment and evaluation techniques, DOJ programs, legislation and regulations, and industry practices.

    As a GS-11 Information Technology Auditor, the individual serves as a fully functioning member of a review team and participates in the full range of duties to support computer security assessments and evaluations, including information technology systems and issues, and to ensure the quality and integrity of all related work products. Specific responsibilities include:
    · Providing ideas about possible review topics in keeping with the DOJ and the OIG's strategic plan. Participating in the proposal planning and helping to develop the review objectives and the questions that the review is expected to answer. Helping to lay out the framework of the review, such as methodology, time frame, and benefits of the audit to provide higher-level managers appropriate logic for authorizing the review.
    · Participating in developing the more detailed review guide, developing the steps for a particular portion of the review. In addition, the employee does survey work, looking at the broad picture to be studied as well as the specifics of the particular program. The Auditor determines which issues need further study/research/pursuit. The incumbent also participates in developing the verification guide, including factors such as determining the data that is necessary, where the information may be found, and who needs to be interviewed.
    · Conducting their part of the review by conducting research and interviews, analyzing documentation, coordinating with technical experts where necessary and appropriate, composing work papers and summaries for reviews, performing data analysis, developing finding sheets that clearly identify the logic flow. All information is input into the electronic file system, so that it is available and useful for all members of the team. The incumbent is expected to analyze the information obtained in light of the objectives, standards, laws, rules, and regulations and make recommendations that respond to the detailed questions and overall objectives of the review.
    · Participating in the message meeting and developing key pieces of the report, highlighting the most significant findings and drafting substantial parts of the report, testimonies and briefings as appropriate. Developing fact sheets and questions for the IG.

    Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progresses.