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    As an Auditor (IT) in the Office of Audits 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. Current vacancies exist mainly in the Information Technology Division and we need auditors with knowledge of IT systems. 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, contracting, administrative, and financial management, and information technology--as well as new initiatives and priorities such as food security, global health and climate change.

    This position is eligible for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).

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    As an Auditor (IT) you will: Plan and execute performance audits and evaluations of both domestic and overseas programs, activities, and functions within the Department and BBG. Determine objectives, scope, and steps needed to complete each assignment. Personally conduct assigned performance audits and evaluations and gather, assemble, and analyze data to formulate findings that satisfy objectives. Develop findings supported by evidentiary data that is technically sound, reasonable, and meet OIG and professional standards, for sections assigned. Give effective oral briefings and presentations to the team leader and OIG management on progress of assignment and findings. Prepare a variety of written products that require minimal supervision and revision.

    Based on these more high specialized audits and evaluations, incumbents of the IT group must have specialized knowledge in information technology. Knowledge of/skill in information sysem controls, risk assessmnet techniques, substantive testing, application development review, statistical sampling, application software tracing and mapping and computer security systems evaluations. Be able to contribute to a working environment that promotes teamwork and effective communication and that fosters accountability and personal and professional growth. Have awareness of information technology concepts, policies, procedures and tools necessary to audit complex interconnected information systems. Have Knowledge of/skill in information system controls, risk assessment techniques, substantive testing, application development review, statistical sampling, application software tracing and mapping and computer security systems.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 3 weeks periodically (potentially)

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates, Noncompetitive, Reinstatement Eligibles, ICTAP/CTAP Eligibles, VEOA Eligibles

    "You are encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application package. Your application may not get full consideration if you do not follow the instructions as outlined."

    "More than one selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade and unit occur."

    Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

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    0511 Auditing

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