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Inspector General Supervisory IT Auditor

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At a Glance

  • Full time

  • Washington, DC metro area

  • Starting salary: $121,316 - $170,800

  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible)

As an Inspector General Supervisory Information Technology (IT) Auditor for the CIA, you will serve as an Auditor-in-Charge (AIC) that supervises, plans, and reviews the work of a team responsible for conducting IT audits of CIA programs and activities; and serve as a source of guidance on a wide‐range of topics including policy, procedures, and techniques.

Supervisory IT Auditor responsibilities include planning and assigning work; collecting, analyzing, and examining data; developing findings and recommendations; reporting and/or presenting findings; following up on report recommendations; providing guidance and feedback to others; and preparing performance reviews.

IT audits include the reviews and assessments 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. IT audits are conducted in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards. Travel may be required.

Working in the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) allows for growth beyond a particular area of expertise and the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the intricacies of CIA management.

References may be requested for candidates selected for interview.

Enterprise Functions at the CIA - Office of the Inspector General

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is part of the CIA's Enterprise Functions, which provides governance and oversight to the business of intelligence effort across the Agency at Headquarters and in locations worldwide. OIG is an independent office of the CIA that promotes economy, efficiency, effectiveness and accountability in the management of CIA activities by performing independent audits, inspections, investigations, and reviews of CIA programs and operations. Additionally, OIG seeks to detect and deter fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement. Learn more about the Office of Inspector General.

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Life at CIA

In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, the CIA offers exciting career opportunities and a dynamic environment. We're on the forefront of world-altering events – as they happen. So working here isn't just a job, it's a mindset and a lifestyle.

US citizenship required (dual-national US citizens eligible). All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metro area.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Information Technology
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Cybersecurity
    • Accounting
    • Finance
    • Business Management
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytic and research skills
  • Ability to assemble and assimilate large quantities for data, discern key issues and draw reliable conclusions
  • Experience and demonstrated success in managing and performing audits and audit teams
  • Knowledge of government auditing standards and their application
Desired Qualifications:
  • Information Technology certification, such as:
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
    • Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)
All applicants must successfully complete:
  • A thorough medical and psychological exam
  • A polygraph interview
  • A comprehensive background investigation

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last 12 months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to 12 months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

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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.

Important application instructions for this position:

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):

  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees
  • A cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants

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Posted: Sep 03, 2020 01:23 PM
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2020 09:28 AM

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