Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 10/26/21
Applications Due: 11/05/21
Vacancy ID: 93386

Position Information

AgencyTemporary and Disability Assistance, Office of

TitleInformation Systems Auditor 2

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade27

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $95908 to $118129 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Albany

Street Address 40 North Pearl Street

City Albany


Zip Code12243

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Non-Competitive: A bachelor's degree and five years of IT auditing experience*, or an associate degree and seven years of the experience listed.
*IT auditing experience must have been gained in any one or combination of the following:
• An information system or audit professional with responsibility for designing, developing, and evaluating mainframe and server-based audit systems;
• An information system or audit professional with responsibility for designing and programming tests to perform audits of physical and logical access controls of mainframe and server-based systems;
• An information system or audit professional with responsibility for data extraction, manipulation and analysis using information from diverse sources, including preparation and presentation of written reports of findings suitable for a non-technical audience;
• An information system or audit professional with responsibility for supporting an audit group, including developing and maintaining audit systems and identifying and providing data in support of audit activity.

Duties Description The duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
• Function in a leadership, coordination and liaison role for division management and staff in determining and understanding the impact of Integrated Eligibility System (IES) project on agency and audit systems;
• Act as Audit & Quality Improvement (A&QI) representative and subject matter expert resource for the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) IES modernization project;
• Assist in preparing documents and other materials related to audit applications and business functions required by IES work streams;
• Evaluate proposed changes to agency and division systems to determine if modifications could address deficiencies that exist in current systems;
• Evaluate proposed changes to the current OTDA benefit issuance and financial systems and processes to determine if modifications will allow reconciliation of benefit issuance supporting documentation to claiming schedules;
• Direct and manage the identification of system and program deficiencies and recommend and implement appropriate controls;
• Develop and maintain a working knowledge of agency and audit systems and subsystems, as well as program, policy, and reporting processes;
• Develop and maintain knowledge in all agency program areas, data sources and audit policies as well as knowledge of agency and audit systems and subsystems;
• Assist other A&QI units with their data extraction and analysis needs to achieve audit goals and the overall mission of the office;
• Design and develop queries to run against agency systems to conduct various cross matches for fraud prevention efforts; and
• Keep management informed through verbal and written communications as needed and through the submission of periodic status reports on all aspects of the unit’s business.

Additional Comments A full-time, Non-Competitive appointment will be made. If certified by Civil Service, mandatory reemployment list candidates must be considered first for appointment to this title. This position requires less than 50% travel.

Candidates should reference posting 21-151 when submitting your application.

If submitting electronically, please reference posting 21-151 as part of your subject line.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Recruitment Unit

Telephone (518) 402-3991

Fax (518) 474-9374

Email Address


Street 40 North Pearl Street, 12B

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12243


Notes on ApplyingTo apply, please send a cover letter and resume. Include a current, Civil Service title and grade level and clearly state how you meet the minimum qualifications.

You may be required to provide acceptable proof of education, experience, credential and/or license to demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications for appointment to this position.

Applicants will be required to prove their eligibility for employment based upon acceptance of a position in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

If you are a retiree currently receiving benefits, indicate this and the name of the retirement system in your response.

In accordance with state law, Governor’s Executive Order No. 6 and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance does not discriminate against disabled individuals. If you are disabled and require reasonable accommodation at the time of the interview, please contact OTDA's designee for reasonable accommodation at (518) 473-6364.