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Inspector General Information Technology Auditor

Work Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $44,941 – $123,234
Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area

The CIA Office of the Inspector General has openings for auditors to conduct Information Technology (IT) audits of CIA programs and activities. IT Auditors perform information technology audits of the development, security, and internal controls of IT systems and applications particularly as they relate to auditable financial statements and mission support activities; the acquisition of IT systems; the use of IT in intelligence operations, and the practices for security management. Audits are conducted in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards. Most positions are in the Washington metropolitan area, but opportunities for foreign travel are available.

Minimum requirements include a bachelors' degree, preferably in information technology with some accounting and/or finance course work; or a degree in accounting, finance, business management with IT experience. Candidates should also have a solid academic record (GPA 3.0); excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills; strong analytical and research skills; and the ability to assemble and assimilate large quantities of data, discern key issues and draw reliable conclusions.

The following items must be attached to your online application:

  • Your resume.
  • A cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for one or more positions. 
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees.


    All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.

    To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

    Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are an applicant for or an employee of the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. You cannot control whom they would tell. We therefore ask you to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the Agency. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

    To Apply:

    Save the position(s) that interest you in the job cart. You can add up to four (4) positions. Job cart selections will only be retained during this site visit, so be sure to click “Apply Now” before closing the browser window. After clicking "Apply Now" you will be taken to the application account creation page. The positions will appear in the cart once you have created an account. DO NOT submit multiple applications; this will only slow the review of your application and delay processing. Please read the Application Instructions carefully before you begin the online application process.

    Application Instructions

    An equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work force.

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    Posted: Apr 21, 2007 06:59 PM
    Last Updated: Jul 11, 2017 10:36 AM

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