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Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Examiner (Information Technology), CG-0570-13/14 in United States

Summary This position is located in the Division of Risk Management Supervision, Chicago Region of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides will be responsible for planning and directing the supervisory efforts at complex financial institutions (FI) and regional service providers (SP). The duty location is determined upon selection. Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement. Responsibilities At the full performance level, major duties include: Serves as regional expert and resource on complex IT examination matters. Directs or conducts the ongoing analysis and evaluation of SPs and FIs and prepares Reports of Examination and other required correspondence as needed to affect FDIC supervisory responsibilities. Examines and evaluates financial institutions information security and cyber security programs and conducts examination, visitation and/or investigation activities. Plans and directs the supervisory efforts at complex financial institutions (FI) and regional service providers (SP). Serves as the principal supervisory contact with primary authority for the FDIC’s regulatory oversight activities for organizations as assigned. Communicates with senior management of the SP or FI and effectively responds to or resolves their questions, complaints, and inquiries. Initiates and maintains cooperative relationships with the appropriate state and Federal Banking Agencies. Provides guidance and training as needed for examiners conducting IT examinations. Develops and conducts training for field and regional offices and outreach events. Provides expert technical advice to examiners and other appropriate personnel, and prepares reports and updates to the FFIEC IT Examination Handbook, research papers on emerging IT technologies, updates of examination procedures and related training materials and manages or assists on projects. Requirements Conditions of Employment Completion Of Financial Disclosure May Be Required. Employee may be relocated to any duty location to meet management needs. Background Investigation (BI) required. Qualifications Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious/spiritual; community; student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here. Candidates must be a Commissioned Risk Examiner in the FDIC or another organization with comparable commissioning criteria used by the FDIC's Division of Risk Management Supervision. CG-13: To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 12 level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience performing information technology examinations of insured depository institutions, information systems, and data centers. Gathering, analyzing, and interpreting such items as financial data, system performance and security reports, and information technology related policies and procedures. CG-14: To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 13 level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience conducting Information Technology (IT) examinations at insured depository institutions and/or data centers with complex or problematic IT operations. Experience gathering, analyzing, and interpreting financial data, system performance and security reports, and information technology related policies and procedures for new and/or unprecedented situations. Applicants must have met the qualification requirements (including selective placement factors – if any) for this position within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement. Education There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position. Additional Information Selectees(s) for this position will be required to report in person to an FDIC office or financial institution at their supervisor’s direction. The range of pay shown includes base pay plus supplemental locality adjustments. The locality rates for these duty locations range from a low of 16.82% to a high of 30.41%. Pay will vary by grade level and the locality rate for the geographic location where the position is located. For more on FDIC locality rates, click here. If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary or trial period as applicable to appointment type. You may select up to 3 locations as advertised in this vacancy announcement. You will be referred to the selecting official based on the locations selected, if among the best qualified. To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here. Financial Institution Examiners must maintain the highest personal ethical standards as provided in Part 336 of the FDIC's Rules and Regulations, (Employee Responsibilities and Conduct). Financial Institution Examiners must comply with Section 3201.102 of Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for FDIC Employees (5 CFR Part 3201), which, in part, prohibits them and their immediate families from accepting certain credit from State nonmember banks. All Financial Institution Examiners are prohibited from the following: 1. Obtaining a loan or a line of credit from any insured state nonmember bank or its subsidiaries. Any extensions of credit held by the Examiner, the Examiner's spouse, or any dependent children are direct or indirect extensions of credit to the Examiner. Exceptions: a. Loans for a primary residence are permissible. The Examiner must not participate in any examination of that institution with which he holds the primary residence loan, and a "cooling off" period is required before negotiating a loan for a primary residence from any institution the Examiner has examined. b. No restrictions on obtaining credit cards issued under the same terms and conditions available to the public from an insured state nonmember bank either within or outside of their field office of assignment. 2. Participating in any examination, or other matter, involving an insured depository institution or any person with whom the Examiner has an outstanding loan or line of credit. 3. Performing any service for compensation with any bank, or for any officer, director, or employee thereof, or for any person connected therewith. 4. Disclosing any confidential information from a bank examination report except as authorized by law. 5. Soliciting or accepting any gift from a prohibited source or because of the Examiner's official position.

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