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    The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is a statutorily created independent entity that works to prevent fraud, waste, abuse, and misconduct in DOJ programs and personnel, and to promote economy and efficiency in those programs. In carrying out its audit mission, the OIG contributes to and issues products, such as reports, advisories, briefings, and congressional testimonies with recommendations focused on improving the effectiveness and efficiency of DOJ programs in support of the agency's mission. The Assistant Inspector General for Audit is responsible for overseeing the Audit Division and audit engagements that involve all DOJ programs and operations. The OIG performs audits at the request of Congress as well as self-initiating engagements in support of the OIG's strategic plan. This position is located in Washington, D.C., in the Advanced Audit Techniques Office in the Audit Division.  For more information on OIG work activities, please visit website http://www.justice.gov/oig/.

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    This IT Specialist position is located in the Office of Advanced Audit Techniques and Data Analytics located at the Audit Division headquarters in Washington DC.  The successful applicant will manage a Hadoop Clusters, Linux and Windows servers, and be responsible for application security administration, storage management, and user management.  The position supports the work of analysts, auditors, inspectors, and criminal investigators in their review of sensitive DOJ data. The position requires adaptability in an open source and fast-paced technical landscape.

    Specific duties include:

    -Managing and maintaining IT infrastructure that supports movement of local data from servers to end-users and resolve hardware/software interoperability problems,

    -Managing SQL Servers, including database back-up and recovery,

    -Storage Management (RAID),

    -Utilizing a variety of software and/or technologies, including Big Data Technologies (Hortonworks Hadoop), Tableau, SAS, and Talend. 

    -Administering Linux and Windows operating systems and applying information security policies and practices in delivery of systems administration services.  

    -Designing and installing hardware and software for new networks or for modifications to existing networks.

    -Providing high-level guidance and support for data analytics technical designs, operations, policies, and procedures and developing and conducting oral presentations and briefings on the installation, configuration, operation, and management of software operation, data extraction, software analysis, and operational efficiency. 

    -Developing management designs and local data models for data structures and access strategies that conform to business and mission requirements which can be translated into workable physical database designs.

    -Extracting and analyzing computerized files from Departmental information systems and other external sources utilizing knowledge in data warehousing, data mining, and computer modeling. 

    -Providing first line support for IT issues and problems including standard user and data analytics applications and overseeing critical incidents and escalating problems to system administrators and the Data Analytics Director, when necessary.

    -Maintaining user accounts including rights, permissions and systems groups and acting as a liaison between customers and technical escalation teams. 

    Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progresses.


    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - May require up to 5% travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    United States Citizens

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