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    Summary

    The Office of the Inspector General is ranked number 1 in the best places to work in the Department of Justice and is one of the premier inspector general offices in federal government. We are seeking a highly-motivated professional employee with experience in providing superior customer service in support of our mission to detect and deter waste, fraud, abuse, and misconduct is DOJ programs and personnel, and to promote economy and efficiency in those programs.

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    Responsibilities

    As a GS-13 Information Technology Specialist (Data Management), the individual is responsible for managing and maintaining systems and architecture for Hadoop and Linux configurations, providing expert methodological and analytical advice and support to OIG teams in multidisciplinary scientific principles, the applications of statistical, mathematical, and operations research methods and techniques to the full range of DOJ programs, activities, and functions. The individual utilizes a variety of highly technical computer software packages to accomplish assignments and develops innovative methodologies for employing data extraction, analysis software, data mining, operational efficiency, and other advanced techniques. Specific responsibilities include:

    • Maintaining Hadoop architecture and Linux operating systems and configuration documentation; ensuring that standard operating procedures (SOPs) exist and are maintained for all significant functional responsibilities.
    • Managing Hadoop open source data lake.
    • Providing Hadoop and Linux configuration management, application implementation, server upgrades, software and operating system patches, and data backup and restore for the machines and data within area of responsibility.
    • Implementing test cases to ensure the developed software functions according to requirements; assisting with the training of users to use the software product(s) involved.
    • Collecting, reviewing, interpreting, evaluating, and integrating data from multiple sources pertaining to extensive, interrelated financial or functional fields; planning, developing, organizing, and conducting special research studies that provide comprehensive assessments of broad, complex, or highly sensitive issues within the assigned area; developing methods of evaluating the validity, accuracy, and reliability of a broad array and high volume of information for translation into intelligence relevant to the organization.
    • Developing policy, guidelines, management designs, and logical data models for the development of data structures and access strategies that conform to business and mission requirements and that can be translated into workable physical database designs; implementing modeling methodologies and tools, and ensuring that these models are capable of responding to changing business requirements.
    • Providing technical consultation and assistance in the support of complex audits and investigations, as well as carrying out other activities in connection with the Department's organizations and programs; routinely accomplishing extraction and analysis of computerized files from Departmental information systems and other external sources with expert knowledge in data warehousing, data mining, and computer modeling; providing advice and support in data analytic technical design, operations, policies, and procedures; and developing timely and effective solutions that increase the efficiency and value of assigned audit and investigation projects.
    • Providing effective team leadership including: (1) proactively identifying and resolving problems that could impact project goals; (2) establishing priorities and adjusting schedules to accomplish the work as timely as possible; and (3) effectively utilizing resources.
    • Informing the Office of Data Analytics Directors and Assistant Directors of progress, as well as issues that need to be addressed to keep the project on track.
    • Preparing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), data analysis results, written reports, and technical deliverables, which include charts, graphs, and other tabular representations of data, with narrative descriptions of the study methodology, findings, and problems encountered; writing documents that require the analysis of operational issues, system design and efficiency, and messy data.
    • Developing and conducting training in operations research, applied mathematics, statistics, analytical techniques and methods.
    • Developing and conducting oral presentation and briefings on the installation, configuration, operation, and management of software operation, data management, software analysis, and operational efficiency.
    • Identifying new areas for audit and planning new engagements by submitting tactical plan suggestions that support the OIG strategic plan as well as audit proposals that detail the benefit of committing resources to performing the work.
    • When leading teams, providing coaching, mentoring, and feedback to team members as well as to the Office of Data Analytics Director and Assistant Directors on performance and providing informal mentorship and guidance to junior staff.
    Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progresses.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel up to 20% for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • You are required to be a U.S. Citizen.
    • You are required to pass a Background Investigation.
    • You may be required to complete a one year probationary period.
    • You are required to maintain a security clearance.
    • You must successfully pass initial and are subject to random drug tests.

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Basic Entry Requirements for All Grade Levels:

    For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience clearly demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below in your resume.
    1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
    2. Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
    3. Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
    4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

    GRADE LEVEL REQUIREMENTS: In addition to meeting the Basic Entry Requirements above, applicants must have the experience listed below.

    For the GS-13 level: Fifty-two weeks of experience at the GS-12 level, or equivalent, that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Your application package should demonstrate that you possess experience with data architect or data modeling for large complex data sets, experience with Hadoop date lake systems, and working experience with Informatica Developer.

    **Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work. 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.**

    Education

    There is no substitution of education at this grade level.

    Additional information

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and (for scored examining) score 85 or better on established ranking criteria OR (for category rating criteria) rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

    The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP): The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and (for scored examining) score 85 or better on established ranking criteria OR (for category rating criteria) rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

    DOJ EEO Statement/Policy: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf

    Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    Schedule A: DOJ welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department. DOJ also encourages eligible Schedule A applicants to submit their resumes to resume@benderconsult.com, and reference "Federal Career Opportunities" in the subject line. Additional information is found at: www.benderconsult.com.

    Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Once the job opportunity announcement closes, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be conducted, and the information will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your eligibility for Federal employment and whether you are qualified for this particular position. You will be evaluated against the minimum qualifications for this position. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the selecting official.

    Position qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:

    1. Knowledge of Hadoop database management concepts, principles, methods, and configuration management
    2. Skill in applying IT principles and methods
    3. Ability to provide advice and guidance
    4. Knowledge of software implementation and analysis
    5. Ability to lead teams
    6. Ability to communicate in writing
    7. Ability to communicate orally


    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Top Secret

    Drug test required

    Yes

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    Required Documents

    • Current resume showing relevant experience. Your resume showing relevant experience and dates the experience was obtained. 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.
    • A cover letter is preferred .
    • SF-50 (most recent career/career conditional, if applicable); or for reinstatement to Federal service purposes, the SF-50 that shows you have acquired competitive status.
    • If you are Veteran and you are applying using your status, TP Veterans must submit a member copy #4 of their DD-214 and 30% Disabled Veterans must submit an SF-15, member copy #4 of their DD-214 AND the VA Disability Letter with percentage of disability OR documentation of disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces which reflects a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more. If currently Active Duty and you do not have a DD -214 you may submit a Statement of Service or Proof of Service letter; however, the statement MUST include Character of Service.
    • CTAP/ICTAP documentation, (if applicable)
    • Schedule (A) Documentation (if applicable)
    • Your Responses to the Occupational Questionnaire.
    • Last two Performance Ratings and a list of three Professional References

    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 schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    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.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    https://www.usa.gov/benefits-for-federal-employees

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    Audit DivisionTo apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

    A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 9/23/2019 to receive consideration.

    • To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
      Follow the prompts to select your résumé and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    • After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
    • You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

    If you are unable to apply online, you must request an alternative application which is available from the Human Resources Office. Please contact: " Audit Division

    Agency contact information

    Brandie Miller

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    Audit Division
    950 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
    Washington, DC 20530
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    The OIG conducts audits, evaluations, investigations and special reviews of the personnel and programs of all DOJ components. The DOJ OIG offers a wide range of federal benefits and a flexible work schedule, depending on position requirements. This position is located in the Office of Data Analytics (ODA).

    Join our professional , highly-engaged, diverse team that values collaboration, individual contributions, flexible work options, continuous growth opportunities, and challenging assignments and opportunities.

    To view additional resources and short videos about our mission and careers, visit our website, oig.justice.gov/careers.

    This vacancy may be used to fill other similar and/or comparable positions throughout the agency within the stated duty station.

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    Learn more about what it's like to work at Justice, Office of the Inspector General, what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

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    Next steps

    Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and/or referral to the hiring official. We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process has been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation. We expect to make a final job offer within 80 days after the closing date of the announcement.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/545027100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.