IT Program Auditor

Conducts evaluations of an IT program or its individual components to determine compliance with published standards.

Below are the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Tasks identified as being required to perform this work role.

Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.
Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).
K0003Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy.
K0004Knowledge of cybersecurity and privacy principles.
K0005Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
K0006Knowledge of specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses.
K0043Knowledge of industry-standard and organizationally accepted analysis principles and methods.
K0047Knowledge of information technology (IT) architectural concepts and frameworks.
K0048Knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements.
K0072Knowledge of resource management principles and techniques.
K0090Knowledge of system life cycle management principles, including software security and usability.
K0120Knowledge of how information needs and collection requirements are translated, tracked, and prioritized across the extended enterprise.
K0126Knowledge of Supply Chain Risk Management Practices (NIST SP 800-161)
K0148Knowledge of import/export control regulations and responsible agencies for the purposes of reducing supply chain risk.
K0154Knowledge of supply chain risk management standards, processes, and practices.
K0165Knowledge of risk/threat assessment.
K0169Knowledge of information technology (IT) supply chain security and supply chain risk management policies, requirements, and procedures.
K0198Knowledge of organizational process improvement concepts and process maturity models (e.g., Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) for Development, CMMI for Services, and CMMI for Acquisitions).
K0200Knowledge of service management concepts for networks and related standards (e.g., Information Technology Infrastructure Library, current version [ITIL]).
K0235Knowledge of how to leverage research and development centers, think tanks, academic research, and industry systems.
K0257Knowledge of information technology (IT) acquisition/procurement requirements.
K0270Knowledge of the acquisition/procurement life cycle process.
S0038Skill in identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
S0085Skill in conducting audits or reviews of technical systems.
S0372Skill to translate, track, and prioritize information needs and intelligence collection requirements across the extended enterprise.
A0056Ability to ensure security practices are followed throughout the acquisition process.
T0072Develop methods to monitor and measure risk, compliance, and assurance efforts.
T0207Provide ongoing optimization and problem-solving support.
T0208Provide recommendations for possible improvements and upgrades.
T0223Review or conduct audits of information technology (IT) programs and projects.
T0256Evaluate the effectiveness of procurement function in addressing information security requirements and supply chain risks through procurement activities and recommend improvements.
T0389Review service performance reports identifying any significant issues and variances, initiating, where necessary, corrective actions and ensuring that all outstanding issues are followed up.
T0412Conduct import/export reviews for acquiring systems and software.
T0415Ensure that supply chain, system, network, performance, and cybersecurity requirements are included in contract language and delivered.