Job Overview


The Department of Interior, Office of Inspector General (OIG) is an independent office within the Department of Interior (DOI) whose mission is to promote excellence, integrity, and accountability throughout DOI. The OIG conducts investigations, evaluations, and audits in order to enhance effectiveness and efficiency and to prevent and detect waste, fraud, and mismanagement in DOI programs and operations.

This position is located in the U. S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Office of Inspector General (OIG), Assistant Inspector General for Audits, Inspections, and Evaluations (AIE).  The AIE manages, supervises, coordinates, and conducts audits, inspections and evaluations relating to DOI programs and operations, including, but not limited to, waste, abuse and mis-management in such programs and operations of the DOI employees, contractors, grantees, lessees, or any other persons or entities doing business with the DOI.  The incumbent of this position serves as an Auditor (Information Technology), responsible for directing the operation of the OIG’s information technology audit program, coordinating and reporting on computer network policies with the DOI and the subordinate Bureaus, providing technical lead in system network intrusion incidents, coordinating data mining initiatives, and implementing a variety of Information Technology (IT) related programs in support of the OIG mission.

This position may be filled in either Lakewood, CO, United States or Washington D.C. Metro Area, United States.


The incumbent will serve as a senior Auditor (Information Technology) in the Financial and Information Technology (FIT) Audit Unit and the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) compliance program who utilizes broad knowledge of FISMA's evaluation areas, such as Certification & Accreditation, Risk Management, Security Configuration, Computer Security Incident Response, Contingency Planning, Security Training and Awareness, System Security Planning, and other management, operational and technical controls.

Incumbent develops, manages and communicates the FIT Audit Unit's FISMA quality assurance program by utilizing expert knowledge in federal auditing standards and industry best practices. Coordinates with internal and external quality assurance experts and organizations.

Incumbent provides FISMA related coordination for the annual DOI Financial Audit by coordinating with the contractor conducting IT Security controls evaluations over DOI’s financial systems.

Incumbent conducts analysis of relevant potential notice of findings and recommendations; on-site work; weekly conference calls; and interviews, observations and testing of selected controls and incorporates them within performance metrics and charts, and FISMA related information for FIT Audit Unit quarterly and annual FISMA reporting requirements.

Incumbent provides authoritative technical information and a recommendation for action to policy makers based on field work, special projects, evaluations, audits, and inspections in support of the OIG’s FISMA responsibilities.

Incumbent provides support in audits, inspections and evaluations. Gathers and analyzes electronic records, creates databases and enters pertinent data to formulate progressive and logical analysis.