“You will work as a Program Director under the general supervision of the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) for Information Technology Audits. You will serve as an expert advisor to key management officials throughout DOT and OIG Audit Offices on information systems security matters. You will also serve as a subject matter expert in the areas of assigned audits (evaluations and reviews) involving information technology programs, activities, and operations of the Department.”
- Be responsible for managing and directing the performance of audits, through Project Managers, and leading multiple audit teams in the objective and systematic examination of records, management reports, management controls, policies and practices affecting or reflecting the operating results of financial and information technology programs.
- Develop new theories, principles, concepts, standards, and practices to ensure information systems reliability and accessibility and prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks, and data.
- Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs.
- Participate in systems design to ensure implementation of appropriate systems security policies.
- Assess security events to determine impact and implement corrective actions.
- Be responsible for directing all phases of audit work – planning the audits, conducting the audits, and preparing/writing reports. Ensure that all phases of the audit are done in accordance with generally accepted Government auditing standards.
- Be responsible for the oversight of training and direction of all team members to conduct the survey; prepare the audit (evaluation and review) program; provide technical guidance to lower level staff assigned to the audit; prepare and/or review the working papers; write the debriefs and the draft report; and to conduct entrance and exit conferences with the auditee.
- Oversee the development of annual and long-range audit plans, provide technical advice and guidance to subordinate staff for audit activities and coordination functions, and maintain close liaison with Department program and management officials in the areas of assigned responsibility.
- Provide substantive input in response to requests for comments establishing the OIG’s position on proposed legislation regulations, or policy directives pertaining to audits of DOT financial and information technology programs, functions, and operations.
- Represent the OIG on a variety of departmental committees and work groups regarding security issues.7