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IG IT Auditor/Program Analyst

Inspector General IT Auditors conduct audits of CIA programs and activities such as the development and security of IT systems and applications that relate to auditable financial statements.
  • Full time
  • Starting salary: $70,576 - $172,075
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree
  • Applicants with degrees in a STEM field may be eligible for special pay

Agency-wide Requirements

All applicants must be:

  • U.S. citizens (dual U.S. citizens also eligible)
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Willing to move to the Washington, DC area
  • Able to complete security and medical evaluations
  • Registered for the Selective Service

About the Job

Protect your nation by helping to strengthen Central Intelligence Agency programs and operations through independent oversight! 

As an Inspector General Information Technology (IT) Auditor, your work will help CIA effectively and efficiently carry out its vital national security mission. 

Your work will also promote good stewardship of CIA resources and help detect and deter fraud, waste, and abuse.  As an Inspector General IT Auditor for CIA, you will conduct IT audits of CIA programs and activities. IT Auditor responsibilities include performing IT audits of the development, security, and internal controls of IT systems and applications particularly as they relate to the use of IT in intelligence operations; auditable financial statements and mission support activities; the acquisition of IT systems; and security management practices. Audits are conducted in accordance with government auditing standards.

Travel may be required.

Who You’ll Work With

At the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), we recognize our Nation’s strength comes from the diversity of its people. People from a broad range of backgrounds and viewpoints work at CIA, and our diverse teams are the reason we can keep our country safe.

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What You’ll Get

Our benefits support every aspect of a working professional’s life, including health and wellness, time off, family, finances, and continuing education. Our programs include highly sought-after government health benefits, flexible schedules, sick leave, and childcare. In some cases, we also offer sign-on incentives and cover moving expenses if you relocate.

As a CIA employee, you’ll also get the satisfaction of knowing your work is part of something bigger than yourself. Our work is driven by one mission: to keep our Nation safe. Every day is an opportunity to enhance U.S. national security

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Information Technology
    • Information Systems
    • Information Security
    • Cybersecurity
    • Accounting
    • Finance
    • Business Management
    • Data Analytics
    • Economics
    • Public Administration
    • Public Policy
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated excellent critical thinking skills
  • Ability to apply government auditing standards, discern key issues, and draw reliable conclusions
  • Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA, including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation

Desired Qualifications

  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale
  • Advanced degrees
  • Professional certifications:
    • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
    • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Experience with government auditing, accounting, program evaluation, or information systems