Job Overview


The NASA Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducts audits, reviews, and investigations of NASA programs and operations to prevent and detect fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement and to assist NASA management in promoting economy, efficiency, and effectiveness. The OIG consists of approximately 200 auditors, analysts, specialists, investigators, attorneys, and support staff at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC, and NASA Centers throughout the U.S.

This position is located in the Office of Audits. This office conducts independent, objective audits, reviews, and other examinations of NASA and NASA contractor programs and projects to improve NASA operations. This office provides a broad range of professional audit and advisory services, performs focused reviews of specific management issues, comments on NASA policies, and is responsible for oversight of NASA audits performed under contract or by other Federal agencies. The Office of Audits helps NASA accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of NASA operations and by deterring fraud, crime, waste, and abuse.


In this position, you will have an opportunity to do the following:

Analyze programs, organizational structures, and contractor activities in a scientific environment.

Identify areas of concerns or violations of law, policies, or procedures that become evident in the course of audit a review.

Provide legal advice to staff in support of audits and program review activities.

Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for support staff.

Drafts public and non-public reports of audit findings and conclusions.