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    The USPS OIG is seeking highly qualified applicant to fill our Auditor/Program Analyst (Information Systems) position in our Arlington, Virginia and Eagan, Minnesota, Office of Audit, Information Technology teams!

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    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 at the GS-11/12 level.

    • Performs all necessary functions of an audit, individually and as a member of an audit team, with limited oversight 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.
    • Plans audits by considering organization objectives, structure, policies, processes, internal controls, and external regulations; identifying risk areas; preparing audit scope and objectives.
    • Develops individual audit programs and plans including functional responsibilities; specific project assignments; audit objectives and requirements; advanced field work knowledge, skills and abilities; references; formats for data display and reports; and special instructions covering contingencies.
    • Ensures audit plans address the objectives and provide a clear path for developing convincing findings and actionable recommendations.
    • Leads 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.
    • Selects and applies appropriate information systems software, tools and testing methods to collect, arrange, process, analyze, and present data; develop conclusions; and make recommendations.
    • Reviews and interprets complex systems data and reports; policies; standard operating procedures, and contracts to determine validity and compliance with procedures, internal directives and regulatory requirements.
    • Performs or assists with tests and evaluations, obtains samples, and retrieves and analyzes computer processed information.
    • Uses critical thinking, data analytics, and applied logic to discern meaning of and interpret data, identify risks, evaluate strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, develop novel approaches to problems, and reach insightful conclusions.
    • Develops well supported findings and appropriate recommendations that are cost-effective and actionable.
    • Produces audit documentation such as internal review reports, management agreements, followup assessment reports, findings, corrective and preventive action plans, internal reviews, scopes of work, policies, standard operating procedures, 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.
    • Assumes Auditor-in-Charge (AIC) duties as assigned, coordinating the activities of an audit team including developing project budget, tracking staff hours, establishing and monitoring milestones, and mentoring junior staff. Represents the audit team at meetings with OIG and USPS management.
    • Conducts research; identifies issues and risks; and makes recommendations to Office of Audit concerning possible subjects for audit.
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
    • Makes recommendations to Office of Audit management concerning improvements to audit policies and procedures.
    • Maintains liaison with other offices, agencies and other appropriate organizations as needed.
    • Responds to inquiries, including requests from the media through the Director of Communications, Congressional staff and the Board of Governors.
    • Acts as a mentor to peer auditors, providing training and managing work and projects as necessary.
    • Conducts followup reviews of management actions taken to correct identified deficiencies.

    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-11/12. The salary range for this position is $72,030.00 to $112,240.00 Per Year. The salary figures INCLUDES 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


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/578867300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.