Information Systems Auditor

House Of Representatives Washington , DC 20001

Posted 4 months ago



Incumbent is responsible for the day-to-day accomplishment of assigned audit tasks required in evaluating information system activities of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Independently plans and performs audit objectives for information systems audits of general and application controls, data integrity, system development lifecycle, acquisitions, and information resources management.
Performs work in compliance with Government Accountability Office Government Accounting Standards and the OIG Policies and Procedures Manual.
Independently configures and runs audit tools, such as scanning software and operating system scripts to test systems for vulnerabilities; analyzes the data produced; and translates that data into validated audit issues.
Performs audit tasks including, collecting and analyzing relevant data and performing complex analysis of audit documents/data to identify potential audit issues, causes, and solutions.
Assesses the risk and significance to House systems and operations of issues identified from assigned audit objectives.
Conducts client meetings including interviews and briefings.
Produces work products to include audit work papers and briefing documents.
Briefs team lead and supervisors on work performed, audit issues identified, and any unexpected delays or problems.
Stays apprised of current audit techniques, issues, and trends in information systems and systems security. Is a subject matter expert for the IS Division in at least one technology area.
Proposes personal development and training plans.
Identifies and writes fact sheets for potential audit areas for the IS Division as part of the annual audit planning process.
Contributes to improving the IS Division and the OIG office through efforts such as identifying and implementing new or improved processes, techniques, and tools as well as sharing knowledge and providing assistance.
Provides assistance to contractors as assigned.
Participates in special projects and other tasks as assigned.

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • Overnight travel is rare, and generally only in conjunction with attending out of town training, seminars, or conferences.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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Conditions of Employment

U.S. Citizenship or National.
Criminal History Records Check and Fingerprinting.
Secret Security Clearance (minimum).
This is a drug testing-designated position, a pre-employment drug screening will be required. See "Benefits of Working at the U.S. House of Representatives" in the ADDITIONAL INFORMATION section.

The Office of Inspector General, U.S. House of Representatives, participates in the following Federal benefits programs shown on the OPM websites below:
Health Insurance:
Dental and Vision:
Flexible Spending Accounts:
Life Insurance:
Long-term Care:
Additionally, employees may participate in the Thrift Savings Plan.


An undergraduate degree and 24 semester hours of accounting (may include up to 6 semester hours in business law) is required. An applicable graduate degree or at least one certification is required. Qualifying certifications include CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA, CISSP, PMP, CGAP, CGFM, MCSE, and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.
Extensive experience and knowledge of information systems, information systems security, information systems management, information systems auditing, computer operating systems, network protocols, and audit scanning tools and techniques.
Must have skill in: (i) establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with House staff and (ii) effective oral and written communications.


An undergraduate degree and 24 semester hours of accounting (may include up to 6 semester hours in business law) is required.
An applicable graduate degree or at least one certification is required. Qualifying certifications include CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA, CISSP, PMP, CGAP, CGFM, MCSE, and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.
Applicants must meet the qualifications by the closing date of the announcement.

Additional information

Benefits of Working at the U.S. House of Representatives

General Benefits

  • U.S. House of Representatives staff are eligible to participate in the various employee benefits plans (e.g. Thrift Savings Plan, Federal Employees Health Benefits, Federal Employees Life Insurance, etc.) to which other federal employees are entitled.

Leave Accumulation

  • Prior federal service and work experience in a related field are considered when calculating an employee's rate of leave accumulation. (The Inspector General has the discretion to grant credit to new employees, for leave accrual purposes, for prior related non-federal work experience). All employees accumulate 12 days of sick leave per year regardless of length of prior federal or non-federal service. Annual Leave is calculated as follows:
    Less than 3 years of service/experience = 12 days annual leave per year.
    Between 3 years and 6 years of service/experience = 18 days annual leave per year.
    6 or more years of service/experience = 24 days annual leave per year. Federal Retirement

  • The U.S. House of Representatives has four federal retirement plans, Civil Service Retirement System, Federal Employee Retirement System, Federal Employee Retirement System-Revised Annuity Employees, or Federal Employee Retirement System-Further Revised Annuity Employees.

Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Employees can be reimbursed for up to $10,000 per year (with a maximum of $60,000 in total) for federally backed student loans.

Gym Membership

  • House employees are eligible for discounted memberships to "Gold's Gym" and to the House Fitness Center.

On-site Day Care facility.

Flexible work schedule.

Eligibility for either free, on-site parking or an amount up to the DoT monthly limit in mass transit benefits.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Candidates whose resumes illustrate they possess knowledge and experience in the following areas and professional certifications will be considered:
Extensive experience performing information systems audits.
Understanding of government auditing standards.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required


Required Documents

Resume Only.
Do not send transcripts, copies of degrees or certifications.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

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