Under the Office of Inspector General's (OIG's) team approach to auditing, the Information Technology (IT) Auditor participates on IT audits, inspections, and evaluations of the Board's mainframe and distributed computer processing environments. These projects are designed to evaluate the effectiveness of information security controls; assess and promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness; and help prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse. The IT auditor also participates on follow-up reviews of previous audits, inspections, and evaluations to determine if recommended actions were implemented. May also assist in non-IT audits, inspections, and evaluations of Board programs and activities, and OIG investigations as appropriate.
At the FR-25 grade, a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in information technology, accounting, finance, economics, business, or related field, or equivalent experience, plus at least three years of progressive specialized experience in the reviewing of IT programs/systems, obtained in an OIG or similar position. Knowledge of principles, theories, practices, and techniques of information systems management, computer science, management, and auditing/inspecting/evaluating to plan and conduct reviews of the Board’s or the CFPB’s operational programs and activities. Knowledge of information technology and its application to Board and CFPB programs and operations and reviewing such programs and operations. Knowledge and skill to evaluate compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the adequacy of internal controls, and the operational efficiency and effectiveness of systems and activities. High degree of proficiency in oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment. Ability to obtain a Secret clearance, and is subject to the Board’s drug testing program. Prefer certification in one or more of the following: CPA, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Information Systems Auditor, and/or Certified Information System Security Professional.
At the FR-26 grade, the IT Auditor may lead IT reviews and follow-up reviews of previous OIG reviews to determine whether recommended actions were implemented and participate in the Systems Development Life Cycle of major systems under development to identify internal controls, efficiency, effectiveness, and project management issues. May also participate on non-IT reviews of Board and CFPB programs and operations and OIG investigations. May also assist in the development of the OIG's annual and strategic plans. In addition, at the FR-26 grade, at least five years of progressive specialized experience in the reviewing of IT programs/systems, obtained in an OIG or similar position. Additional professional experience in a financial, managerial, or consulting position is preferred. Knowledge of principles, theories, practices, and techniques of information systems management, computer science, management, and auditing/inspecting/evaluating to independently plan and conduct reviews of the Board’s or the CFPB’s operational programs and activities. Strong knowledge/understanding of automated data processing procedures and controls. Ability to assist in non-IT reviews.
* Prior experience conducting IT and cybersecurity-related audits within a Federal IT environment is preferred.
* Prior experience conducting FISMA and security control reviews is preferred.
* Knowledge of Federal IT initiatives, including enterprise architecture, capital planning, and SDLC is preferred.
* Knowledge of audit software tools is preferred.
Please apply to job id # 20867 at http://www.federalreserve.gov/careers