Assistant Inspector General for Audit Services (Cybersecurity & IT Audits) - ES-0501
Occasional travel - Required.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
- U.S Citizenship is required.
- Registration with the Selective Service (if applicable).
- Suitability for Federal employment determined by background investigation.
- One year probationary period required for initial SES appointment.
- Public Financial Disclosure Report is required.
As a basic requirement for entry into the Senior Executive Service (SES), your résumé must show evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability, and that is directly related to the skills and abilities outlined below and the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) listed below.
Your résumé must show that you possess the following:
1 - Executive-level experience with consensus (team) building in planning, conducting, reporting on audits, as well as gaining stakeholder support at the highest levels of an organization for leveraging relationships and promoting agency implementation of recommendations.
2 - Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills that demonstrates experience in reporting results to senior officials including Congress (e.g., testimony, correspondence, briefings) that reflect conformance with government auditing, FISMA and NIST standards and other legal, regulatory, and administrative requirements.
While not mandatory, the following experience is highly desirable:
3 - Extensive experience in a broad range of existing and potential cyber threats and the associated tactics, techniques, and procedures used to infiltrate and disrupt critical infrastructure in the financial services and/or government sector to support audit and investigation requirements. Extensive knowledge and experience overseeing the certification and accreditation process.
4 - Experience directing and managing the operations of a large program with responsibilities for conducting program, compliance, and information technology/cybersecurity audits.
Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) -- Your résumé must show that you possess the following ECQs:
- Leading Change: The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. (Competencies: creativity and innovation, external awareness, flexibility, resilience, strategic thinking, vision)
- Leading People:The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. (Competencies: conflict management, leveraging diversity, developing others, team building)
- Results Driven: The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. (Competencies: accountability, customer service, decisiveness, entrepreneurship, problem solving, technical credibility)
- Business Acumen: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. (Competencies: financial management, human capital management, technology management)
- Building Coalitions: The 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. (Competencies: partnering, political savvy, influencing/negotiating)
Applicants must meet the requirements for the Financial Administration and Program Series, 0501, as defined by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) using the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Administrative and Management Positions.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
Security and Background Investigation Requirements: This is a critical-sensitive position and a Top Secret/SCI clearance is required. Although not required at the application process, the selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a top secret/SCI level clearance. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. A credit check will be conducted. Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action. If hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time. Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.
Probationary Period: Persons newly selected for career appointment to the SES must have their ECQs approved by the OPM Qualifications Review Board and will be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
Relocation: Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses are not authorized. A relocation incentive is not authorized.
Financial Disclosure: This position is subject to public financial disclosure requirements and must be filed within 30 days of the appointment. For more information about Financial Disclosure and OGE Form 287, you may go to the Office of Government Ethics website at www.oge.gov and select Financial Disclosure. Frequently Asked Questions can be found at https://www.oge.gov/web/oge.nsf/Public%20Financial%20Disclosure.
Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by electronic direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
Selective Service: As a condition of employment, all male applicants born after 12/31/1959, must have registered for the selective service. If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.
Veterans' Preference does not apply to the SES.
E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System. Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires, and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your résumé and responses to the Assessment Questionnaire are an integral part of the process for determining your basic and specialized qualifications for the position. Responses that are not supported by your résumé will eliminate you from consideration. Your application will be evaluated in the following manner.
- Application packages will be reviewed for completeness. Incomplete or late packages will not receive further consideration.
- Basic qualifications review. Your résumé and questionnaire will be reviewed to ensure that you meet the Specialized Experience Requirement. If you do not meet this requirement, you will not receive further consideration.
- If it is determined that you meet the basic qualifications for the position, your application package will be further evaluated by a rating and ranking panel, and highly qualified candidates may be invited to participate in a structured interview, submit writing samples, and undergo reference checks. Top candidates may be required to submit further written documentation of qualifications.
- The HHS OIG Executive Resources Board will review results and make recommendations on final selections to the appointing authority.