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    Summary

    This position is in the Technology Division of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). Incumbent is an Information Technology Specialist engaged in one or more IT specializations, such as information systems security; operating systems planning and application; infrastructure operations; network systems management; data acquisition storage and retrieval; internet, intranet and extranet activities; the installation, testing, operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of hardware and software systems; customer support services. Incumbent is assigned functional responsibility on continuing projects. Incumbent utilizes mastery knowledge and skill in providing advice, guidance and expertise to management officials and other specialists in planning for and dealing with complex, novel issues.

    Become part of the team that safeguards the financial system from the abuses of financial crime. At the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), we are at the forefront in preventing and detecting terrorist financing, money laundering, and other financial crime. Serve at the nation's financial intelligence unit and protect the United States financial system from criminals and terrorist financiers.

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    Responsibilities

    Security Clearance: This position has been designated national security Level V, Special Sensitive. Applicants must possess a favorably adjudicated Sensitive Compartmented Information(SCI) Background Investigation, and have been awarded a Top Secret clearance or be willing to undergo a SCI, and the SCI must be favorably adjudicated. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination. Continued employment with FinCEN is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the SCI, the results of which fully meet the FinCEN's special employment criteria. All employees are subject to satisfactory completion of periodic reinvestigation and a continuing life style in conformity with applicable national and FinCEN directives. Any unfavorable information developed during an investigation or other official inquiry may result in termination of employment in accordance with established security policies and procedures.

    As an Information Technology Specialist, you will:

    • Advises and collaborates with IT managers and program managers on approaches to accomplishing IT goals that often involve significant changes in approach or technology.
    • Prepares proposals, policies, guidelines, analyses, specifications, procedures and other materials tailored to the situation and the audience.
    • Participates in meetings and conferences and, as applicable, presents and defends opinions and proposals.
    • Analyzes and defines requirements and specifications for complex systems, applications and processes.
    • Provides training, guidance and leadership to less senior system personnel.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. citizens or U.S. Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
    This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement 17-FinCEN-30. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/471979800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.