This position is located in the Information Technology (IT) Audit Directorate, within the Office of Audit (OA), of the Office of Inspector General(OIG).
The Directorate performs highly technical and complex audits and evaluations of information systems security programs and practices of the Department of Treasury (Treasury) and component entities, and other Federal entities under the jurisdictional oversight of the OIG.
The incumbent IT Specialist provides direct support to the IT Audit Directorate by conducting audits and evaluations on the implementation and practices of Treasury's information systems security programs to ensure security controls are appropriately applied to IT systems for the protection of privacy and to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information.
Treasury IT systems include both unclassified and national security systems, the latter including collateral systems and intelligence systems.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.Specialized experience: For the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service.
Specialized experience or General experience for this position includes:Implementing the internal controls and the operating and security practices for the organization being audited; AND Performing vulnerability assessments of networks and systems; AND Implementing the existing security policy and procedures; AND Reviewing IT systems and/or IT security programs to identify weaknesses and make recommendations for corrective actions with senior management.In addition to meeting specialized experience, applicants must also show proficiency in:Attention to Detail- Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.Customer Service- Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.Oral Communication- Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.Problem Solving- Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.