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    The USPS OIG is seeking qualified applicants to fill our Entry Level Auditor/Program Analyst (Information Systems) position in Arlington, Virginia and Eagan, Minnesota Office of Audit - Information Technology Directorates.

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    Responsibilities

    NOTE: This posting will be used to fill near future vacancies within our agency. Official offers will be made when a vacancy opens.

    Please note that the duties and responsibilities associated with this position may vary based upon the agency's needs at the time of hire. The following description of major duties and responsibilities is only intended to give applicants a general overview of the expectations.

    Responsibilities:
    The employee serves as a member of an audit team conducting systematic reviews and audits of Postal Service information systems and technology
    including assessments of security and vulnerability, adequacy of internal controls; compliance with laws, regulations, policies, and/or
    contracts; and detection of fraud, waste, and abuse. The employee performs assignments requiring the application of fundamental
    principles, concepts, techniques, and guidelines in the area of information systems auditing.

    • Performs assigned audit functions, individually and as a member of an audit team in accordance with OIG policies and procedures, and Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards. Assesses such matters as general, application, and security controls; data integrity; systems life cycles; acquisitions; and information technology management.
    • Assists team with planning audits when there is ample precedent for the work covered by the audit assignment.
    • Executes data collection efforts, ensuring that evidence collected is reliable, sufficient, relevant, and properly documented in the project work papers. Ensures compliance with applicable professional standards and OIG policy.
    • Reviews and interprets systems data and reports; policies; standard operating procedures; and contracts to determine validity and compliance with procedures, internal directives and regulatory requirements.
    • Assists with tests and evaluations, obtains samples, and retrieves and analyzes computer-processed information.
    • Utilizes appropriate information systems software, tools and testing methods to collect, arrange, process, analyze, and present data.
    • Uses critical thinking, data analytics, and applied logic to discern meaning of and interpret data, and identify risks,
    • Produces audit documentation such as internal review reports, management agreements, follow-up assessment reports, findings, corrective and preventive action plans, internal review scopes of work, process flow charts, and work instructions, to effectively communicate to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Drafts audit reports and other documents that are clear, convincing, accurate, technically thorough, and appropriately targeted to the OIG's customers' needs.

    Career Advancement Opportunities
    The USPS OIG uses a Pay Banding system, which is equivalent to the Federal GS scale. Grade and salary determinations will be made based upon a candidate's education and professional experience.

    This position is being advertised at the Journey Band level, equivalent to a GS-9. The salary range for this position is $59,534.00 to $77,396.00 Per Year. The salary figures INCLUDE locality pay. Non-competitive promotion up to a GS-13 equivalent level is possible through our career ladder program is at management's discretion.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/578866900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.