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    This is a position with the Office of Inspector General (OIG), characterized by excellence and professionalism, and responsible for assisting the OIG in its efforts to increase accountability and promote good stewardship of foreign assistance funds.

    The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is committed to detecting and preventing fraud, waste, and abuse within the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID). In addition to providing oversight of USAID, the OIG provides oversight of the U. S. African Development Foundation (USADF), the Inter-American Foundation (IAF), and Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). Finally, the OIG has statutory authorization to conduct reviews, investigations, and inspections for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and enters into agreements with OPIC for additional oversight work.

    OIG investigations and audits lead to significant recoveries, the identification of cost-savings opportunities, and program improvements that directly enhance the U.S. Government’s ability to extend development assistance; support economic growth; combat the spread of disease; promote democratic reform; and address food insecurity to countries around the world.

    Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the OIG maintains international investigative and audit offices throughout the world with offices in Cairo, Egypt; Dakar, Senegal; Manila, Philippines; Pretoria, South Africa; San Salvador, El Salvador; Port au Prince, Haiti; Islamabad, Pakistan; Kabul, Afghanistan; Tel Aviv, Israel; Frankfurt, Germany; and Kampala, Uganda. The OIG is centrally located in downtown Washington, D.C. at the prestigious Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (Federal Triangle Metro – Blue, Orange and Silver Lines). The office is within walking distance of some of Washington’s best restaurants, historical theaters, shops, national monuments, and museums.

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    As the Digital Forensics Lab/Program Manager and Deputy Director of the Operations Support Division, Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations, you will support and direct activities designed to prevent and detect fraud, waste and abuse within USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the Inter-American Foundation (IAF), the African Development Foundation (ADF), and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).
    You will also:
    • Supervise teams composed of digital forensic investigators and criminal investigators.
    • Align program functions with the Federal Rules of Evidence, CIGIE quality standards for digital forensics, and USAID OIG policies.
    • Serve as subject matter expert and advisor on digital forensic acquisition, processing and safeguard
    • Guide transformation efforts for the safeguard of digital forensic evidence and structures and use knowledge of computer science, computer systems architecture and systems software organization to advance the digital forensic lab initiative for OIG/I.
    • Serve as seized Computer Evidence Recovery Specialist (SCERS) expert, coordinate, synchronize, and integrate system/forensic analysis operations into USAID/OIG/I plans and operations.
    • Collaborate with domestic and international investigative agencies on acquisition, processing and reviewing of forensic data.
    • Perform digital media evidence preservation and conduct computer forensics examinations of digital evidence.
    • Provide advance technical advice and assistance to investigators and attorneys on search, seizure and preservation of electronic evidence.
    • Oversee the conduct of computer forensic investigations, electronic discovery requests, and the search of hard drives and networks for evidence or information required for litigation.
    • Write reports on acquisitions, lab activities, and investigative findings.
    • Manage the safeguard all captured network traffic and audit log information for analysis and evidentiary procedures
    • Evaluate investigation results and processes.
    • Recommend new and innovative approaches to processes, procedures, policies and investigative methods and techniques.
    • Prepare investigative reports and other written documentation for action officials, Congress, prosecutorial bodies and OIG management.
    • Brief and advise management/leadership, congressional staffers, prosecutors and law enforcement teams on various investigative matters/results.
    • Approve performance plans, standards, and evaluations for special agents and support personnel assigned.
    • Evaluate work performance and manage work assignments.
    • Resolve employees’ complaints and grievances and propose disciplinary actions.
    • Advise employees on career development and advancement opportunities.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Position requires travel to domestic and overseas locations.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    • Current or former federal employees with competitive status or reinstatement eligibility.
    • Interagency Career Transition Program/Career Transition Program (ICTAP/CTAP) eligibles within the commuting area.
    • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) Eligibles.
    • Persons eligible under Special Hiring Authority.
    Selectee will be entitled to Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP) at the rate of 25% of their base pay.

    Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/467570000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.