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Office of the Inspector General, USPS Audit Director - Cybersecurity and Technology Directorate in United States

Summary *PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT USPS OIG, USPS, USPIS, AND PRC EMPLOYEES. OTHER APPLICANTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. The USPS OIG is seeking a highly qualified applicant to fill our Audit Director, Cybersecurity & Technology Directorate position in the OA - Office of Audit located in Arlington, Virginia; Raleigh, North Carolina; or Warrendale (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania. Bring your energy, skills and voice to our team! Responsibilities About the Cybersecurity & Technology Directorate: Cybersecurity and information systems and technology are central to the operation and security of the U.S. Postal Service's mission of binding the nation together to provide prompt, reliable, and efficient postal services to all communities each day. Secure and safe networks, systems, and infrastructure are critical to keeping operations and data safe from threats and is an ever-evolving challenge. The Postal Service has one of the world's largest IT networks. It connects 1.1 million devices and includes 92.5 petabytes of storage. One way the OIG helps the Postal Service protect its IT infrastructure is by auditing how well USPS maintains network security. These cybersecurity audits can involve high-level overviews or detailed technical examinations. The directorate also conducts reviews of Information Technology surrounding processes to ensure they are operating efficiently. This announcement provides the opportunity for a reassignment/promotion to the position of Audit Director, Cybersecurity & Technology Directorate located in Arlington, Virginia, Raleigh, North Carolina, and Warrendale, Pennsylvania. Bring your skills and voice to our team! This position is being advertised at the Director Band level, equivalent to a GS-15 . The salary range for this position is $135,355.00 - $176,300.00. The salary figures INCLUDE locality pay for Arlington, VA; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Warrendale (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania. Please note that the duties and responsibilities associated with this position may vary based upon the agency's needs at the time of hire. The following description of major duties and responsibilities is only intended to give applicants a general overview of the expectations. The employee manages and directs the activities of staff engaged in performing audits and reviews that examine how the Postal Service's activities, organization, and policies relate to its strategic vision and mission. The reviews focus on a variety of areas, including cybersecurity and information technology. Plans, organizes, and conducts research on cybersecurity and information technology/systems issues to conduct program evaluations and make recommendations. Plans and oversees complex audits, evaluations, reviews, surveys or other analytical processes. Reviews and approves the purpose, scope, and audit approach of each project. Ensures projects meet professional standards in planning, execution, and issuance of reports and other products. Also ensures approved audit objectives are met and that adequate practical coverage is achieved. Reviews and edits audit reports and discusses the report's findings with appropriate management personnel or stakeholders. Represents the OIG in meetings with high-level officials from the United States Postal Service, other agencies, vendors, and members of external organizations. Responsibilities include presenting results of assessments and studies (which may be complex or controversial), negotiating agreements, and influencing approval and implementation of agency-wide solutions and plans. Identifies unique issues where no policy or criteria exists and explores innovative approaches for developing and ambiguous areas. Ensures staff meet their objectives and goals and provides coaching and feedback when necessary. Furthers the Equal Opportunity Program, including assuring equal opportunity for all subordinate employees in recruitment, selection, promotion, training, awards, assignments, discipline, and special program objectives. Practices sound position management when assigning work, combining/separating duties, establishing and abolishing positions, and in fulfilling other human resource management duties and responsibilities. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS You must meet ALL of the minimum qualifications listed below. A. Bachelor's Degree: auditing related field; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, public administration, or accounting. OR B. Combination of education and experience: at least 4 years of experience in Performance Auditing, or an equivalent combination of performance auditing experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional auditing knowledge. The applicant's background must also include one of the following: 1. A certificate as a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, or a Certified Public Accountant, obtained through written examination; OR 2. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in auditing or accounting, e.g., 15 semester hours. AND At least five (5) years of performance/program auditing experience that includes planning and conducting audits, evaluations, or inspections (Your resume must reflect where, when, and how you gained this experience.) At least two (2) years previous manager or supervisor experience that includes managing lower-level staff (Your resume must reflect where, when, and how you gained this experience.) At least 1-year (52 weeks) or more of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-14 level. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP, CFE, or related professional certification(s). Advanced degree in accounting, finance, economics, business, law, public administration, public policy, or a related field. Intellectual curiosity and experience in imagining strategic solutions to complex problems. Detail orientated and ability to meet tight deadlines. In-depth knowledge of Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards. Postal experience. EVALUATION FACTORS You must have the experience, knowledge and skills as listed in EACH of the evaluation factors. Failure to demonstrate that you meet all of the evaluation factor requirements as listed below will result in a score of zero (0); an ineligible status, and you will not be referred for further consideration. Include your major accomplishments relevant to the position requirements in your resume. Mastery of a professional knowledge of the theory, concepts, principles, and practices of financial and/or performance auditing sufficient to conduct difficult assignments involving interfaces and policies, and various issues. Comprehensive knowledge of relevant business areas and external industry factors to drive the strategic vision of the directorate. Experience in managing projects and teams that include conducting research, field work and data analysis, and summarizing findings and recommendations for complex strategic and operational issues facing the Postal Service or other audited agencies. Experience serving as a manager/supervisor establishing work plans and/or directly supervising a staff of subordinates. Quantitative skills for the purpose of determining systemic or procedural problems and developing findings and recommendations. Ability to communicate the results of findings, both orally and in writing, to internal and external stakeholders. Failure to demonstrate that you meet all evaluation factor requirements will result in a score of zero (0). Upon receipt of a zero score, you will be deemed "not minimally qualified," and you will not be referred for further consideration. Education Education must be accredited by an institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation here: Special Instructions for Candidates with Foreign Education: Education completed outside the United States must be deemed equivalent to that gained in U.S. education programs. You must submit all necessary documents to a private U.S. credential evaluation service to interpret equivalency of your education against courses given in U.S. accredited colleges and universities. For further information visit: Additional Information Pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the USPS OIG. We offer a broad array of benefits programs: Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Long-Term Care Insurances with Flexible Spending options. For more information about these programs visit Retirement and Thrift Savings. For more information about these programs see and Flexible Work Schedules. USPS OIG offers a range of family friendly flexibilities including flexible work schedules, telework and employee assistance programs. Leave and Holidays. In addition to 11 paid holidays each year, you will earn 13 days of paid sick leave and 13 to 26 paid vacation days each year depending on your years of service. For further information, please refer to our website at: Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Status: EXEMPT (Nonexempt employees are entitled to overtime pay; Exempt employees are not). This agency provides Reasonable Accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please send an email to The decision on granting an accommodation request will be made on a case-by-case basis.