As a Supervisory IT Specialist in the Office of Audits, Information Technology Division, within the Office of Inspector General (OIG), you will have a leading role in helping the Department of State and the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) improve management, strengthen integrity and accountability, and ensure the most efficient, effective, and economical use of resources. Our activities are global in scope, supporting the highest priorities of the Department and BBG. Our oversight extends to the Department's and BBG's 60,000+ employees and more than 270 missions and other facilities worldwide. We remain at the forefront of efforts to identify potential savings and cost efficiencies for the Department and BBG, and strive to provide timely, relevant, and useful feedback on the progress of their programs and initiatives. Our mandate includes the traditional areas of emphasis for the Department and BBG--including diplomatic and consular affairs, security, international broadcasting, administrative and financial management, and information technology--as well as new initiatives and priorities such as food security, global health and climate change.Learn more about this agency
This position is eligible for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).
As a Supervisory Information Technology (IT) Specialist, with the Office of Inspector General, Office of Audits, you will be assigned the following duties and responsibilities will include:
Supervises audit teams consisting of auditors, management analysts, and information technology specialists carrying out audits that comprise the comprehensive audit program.
Supervisory duties includes: developing proposals and recommendations for consideration by the Division Director/DAIG on specific subject matter areas that should be considered in information technology audits; supervise the development of detailed audit plan for assigned audits; provide on-site leadership for the conduct of many of the assigned audits and make decisions in connection with specific problems and issues that may arise; ensure that audits, related systems reviews, and internal control assessments are performed with technical proficiency, in a timely manner, and in accordance with applicable professional accounting and audit standards; recommend the expansion or conclusion of an audit based on judgments regarding existing findings; review and comment on work papers; oversee the preparation of audit reports to ensure that findings and recommendations are objective, factual, and in conformance with overall report-writing policies and standards; perform risk assessments; perform follow-up audits and special studies as may be assigned; and evaluate the performance of team members assigned to include recommending awards, promotions, or disciplinary actions, as appropriate.
Responsibilities includes the following: advise the Division Director on all matters relating to the audit and evaluation of information technology responsibilities and functions of the Department, BBG, or other entities; develop, plan, direct, and administer comprehensive information technology audit program of Department and BBG entities located both overseas and domestically; manage and direct the program and staff in addressing and reviewing issues related to the Department’s efforts to protect its global information technology infrastructure through reviews conducted to ensure compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act and other related laws; review and evaluate issues related to the cost effective acquisition, development, implementation, and management of major information technology systems, telecommunications networks, and other technologies; broad-based planning and general management of activities of the Division to determine the degree to which program objectives are accomplished to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, security provisions, policy decisions, and other similar obligations that affect the Department’s IT community;exercise overall responsibility for recruiting, hiring, training, developing, evaluating, promoting, assigning work, and awarding staff members, and for promoting the principles of equal employment opportunity.
Occasional travel - Up to 3 weeks periodically (potentially)
Who May Apply
This job is open to…Status Candidates, Noncompetitive, Reinstatement eligibles, ICTAP/CTAP Eligibles, Eligible Veterans
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