SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To qualify for this GS-13 level position, applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). Specialized experience: oversight of litigation support projects involving the identification, preservation, collection, processing, review, analysis, production and presentation of electronically stored information (ESI) in legal proceedings. Provide guidance on forensics and collection in litigation technical support, electronic document data processing, ESI life cycles, and the analytical and evaluative techniques to analyze voluminous amounts of electronic and or hardcopy data; oversight of computer forensics tools and techniques used in data recovery and preservation of electronic evidence.
To be found qualified for this position; applicants must demonstrate that they meet the Basic Requirements, the Additional Requirements and the Selective Placement Factor for this position as listed below.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: This series requires applicants to possess IT-related experience demonstrating each of the following four competencies: All applicants qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:
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.
To be found qualified for this position your resume must demonstrate that you meet this requirement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: This position has a Selective Placement Factor (SPF) which is the knowledge, skills, or special qualifications that are in addition to the minimum requirements in the qualification standard. A SPF represents knowledge, skills, or abilities that are essential for successful job performance and cannot reasonably be acquired on the job during the customary period of orientation/training. APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT MEET THE SPF WILL NOT BE ELIGILE FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR (SPF): To meet the SPF for this position, applicants must demonstrate that they are experts in the forensically sound collection of electronically stored information for use as evidence in federal judicial proceedings and subject to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJs Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Names of all candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. Candidates within the best qualified category who are eligible for veteran preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.
All applicants' qualifications will be evaluated on the following competency:
Computer Forensics Knowledge of tools and techniques used in data recovery and preservation of electronic evidence.
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.