Job Title:Digital Investigative Analysts
Department:Department Of Justice
Agency:Offices, Boards and Divisions
Job Announcement Number:13-CR-CEOS-MV-DEU-004
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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/ Per Year|
|Wednesday, February 13, 2013 to
Thursday, February 28, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|3 vacancies in the following location:|
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens |
The Department of Justice (DOJ) mission to enforce the law, and to defend the interests of the United States and its citizens in accordance with the law, is carried out by approximately 104,000 talented and diverse men and women, working in 40 separate component organizations and in numerous and varied law enforcement, legal, and administrative mission-critical occupations. DOJ leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. With such an important mission to achieve, it is critical for DOJ to recruit a highly-skilled workforce. Become a member of our team, where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission.
Consider joining the DOJ Criminal Division. One of seven litigating Divisions in the Department, the Criminal Division investigates and prosecutes complex criminal matters and assists the 93 United States Attorney Offices in investigations, trials, and appeals. In addition to its direct litigation responsibilities, the Division formulates and implements criminal enforcement policy and provides advice and assistance insensitive areas of law enforcement; advises the Attorney General, Congress, the Office of Management and Budget and the White House on matters of criminal law; provides legal advice and assistance to federal prosecutors and investigative agencies; and provides leadership for coordinating international as well as federal, state, and local law enforcement matters.
This position is located within the Criminal Division, Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS). This Section is responsible for cases involving, among other things child pornography, including computer child pornography; child exploitation; child sexual abuse occurring within the special jurisdiction of the United States; the transportation of minors across state lines for the purpose of sexual abuse or exploitation; obscenity crimes including obscenity offenses committed by the use of the Internet; trafficking of women and children; and international parental abduction.
CEOS also maintains a website: CEOS home page
- You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.
- You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation.
- You may be required to take a drug test.
DUTIES:Back to top
This position is established as a Digital Investigative Analyst in the High Technology Investigative Unit (HTIU) located within CEOS. As an experienced computer forensics operative, the incumbent conducts and provides advice concerning computer forensic investigations of various types and complexities. Uses extensive networking and forensic knowledge to assist in the forensic analysis of computer systems in Internet technologies. Assists prosecutors and agents in determining the identity and intent of child exploitation offenders by analyzing seized computer systems and data, suggesting investigative avenues and providing technical support. Assists attorneys on the preparation of case material on digital evidence issues. Testifies as an expert witness and provides other digital investigative analysis and technical assistance as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
To qualify at the GS- 13 level, applicants must demonstrate one of the qualifications as listed below:
A. Individuals must possess one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-12 Federal grade level. Examples of specialized experience inlcude:
Advanced skill with industry standard forensic software such as Access Data Forensic Tool Kit and Guidance Software EnCase applications; Use innovative digital investigative analysis methods; Conducts and collaborates investigations of highly sensitive, complex and difficult nature.
- You must submit a complete application package; Resume, Occupational Questionnaire, and applicable supporting documents (See "How To Apply).
- You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement
- All male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service (see http://www.sss.gov). If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.
- DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the basic qualifications for the position listed in this announcement. Please note: Basic qualifications will be determined based on a comparison of your resume against the quality and extent of experience or related education as reflected in the position requirements.
If you are found to be qualified for this position, your resume and supporting documentation will be further assessed andcompared to the responses of your occupational/assessment questionnaire. The rating you receive will be based on your responses to the questionnaire. Therating is a measure of the degree to which your background matches theknowledge, skills and abilities required for the position, and will determine the quality category in which you place. Using Category Rating procedures, we will determine the "Best Qualified" candidates, who will then be referred for selection.
If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully as errors or omissions may affect your rating.
HOW TO APPLY:Back to top
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
Note: To return to a previously Saved or incomplete application you may use the following link: https://applicationmanager.gov/ .
If you do not have internet access, you are strongly encouraged to visit your local library, state employment commission, or a commercial establishment that provides internet access. If you are unable to apply via electronic mail, you may call our Human Resources main telephone number at(202) 514-2811 to obtain assistance in submitting your application materials.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application package which includes:
1. Your resume - applicants will be evaluated based on a comparison of the position requirements against the quality and extent of experience or related education as reflected in their resume. Applicants are encouraged to ensure work experiences clearly show the possession of knowledge of the subject matter pertinent to the position and the technical skills to successfully perform the duties of the position.
2. Other supporting documents:
a. Veterans Preference Documentation i.e. DD-214, VA letter, if applicable.
b. SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action, if applicable.
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
We will notify you of your status as a candidate after each step of the recruitment process (receipt of application, determination of basic qualifications, notice of forward to selecting official, and final selection). After extending a tentative job offer and receiving acceptance by the selectee, we will conduct an employment suitability/security background investigation to confirm that the selectee meets all requirements to fill the position. We expect to make a final job offer once all such reviews have been completed.