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    Summary

    This position is in the Office of Inspector General, Office of Audit.

    The Inspector General heads an independent organization responsible for audit, investigation, fraud control, and designated security services related to all Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs and operations.

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    Responsibilities

    As the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), we remain an independent and objective organization, conducting and supervising audits, evaluations, and investigations relating to the Department's programs and operations. We promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in these programs and operations as we also strive to prevent and detect fraud, abuse, and mismanagement. We are committed to keeping the HUD Secretary, Congress, and our stakeholders fully and currently informed about challenges and deficiencies and the necessity for and progress of corrective actions.  We invite you to join HUD OIG, where we are guided by five shared core values of accountability, courage, respect, stewardship, and trust. These core values serve as the framework for all of our work.

    The following are the duties of this position at the GS-14. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

    As an IT Specialist (INFOSEC), you will:

    - Advise ISAD management on technology issues, particularly those matters concerning the security of HUD’s IT infrastructure and the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data collected, processed, and stored within the infrastructure.
    - Develop and implement innovative computer techniques for use in assessing the security of configurations of operating systems, firewalls, routers, switches, and other network devices.
    - Evaluate alternative approaches for performing and reporting on reviews, audits, vulnerability assessments, and testing activities such as the use of new or alternative software products.
    - Provide auditors, other examiners, investigators and their assistants with technical advice and assistance where the examination of data processing systems or activities are a key aspect of their audit or investigation. 

    Travel Required

    25% or less - 1-5 nights per month.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/551328900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.