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    As a Lead Criminal Investigator (Assistant Special Agent in Charge) in the Technology Crimes Section of the DOE Office of Inspector General, you will provide technical direction and guidance to a team of Criminal Investigators (Special Agents) engaged in conducting sensitive and complex cybercrime and fraud-related investigations in connection with the Department of Energy computer units, networks, and systems (including unauthorized access and related misuse). Provide expert technical direction and guidance to special agents in the installation, maintenance, operation, modification, and configuration of TCS network surveillance devices to provide evidentiary support activities of intrusions into the Department’s diverse computer networks or if other electronic means is used as a weapon in the commission of a crime. Plan and develop strategies for the investigation of complex crimes associated with computers and technology involving critical and crucial DOE information architecture. Oversee the creation of programs to ensure they support legally sufficient forensic data recovery activities, and are in compliance with generally recognized Federal law enforcement and Department of Justice standards, as litigation support to OIG investigations. Review investigative reports; performing team leader responsibilities; providing investigative assistance to Federal attorneys in cases that have been referred to the Dept of Justice for criminal and civil prosecution; and testifying and serving as a government witness in court proceedings.

    Special Agents have the authority to conduct criminal, civil, and administrative investigations, to apply for and execute search warrants, to make arrests, to carry firearms, and to utilize a range of specialized investigative techniques.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - This position requires frequent travel (30%).

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    • Current Federal employee with competitive status
    • Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility
    • CTAP/ICTAP eligibles
    • Veterans with VOW or VEOA eligibility
    • Those eligible under an OPM interchange agreement or special appointing authority

    Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    1811 Criminal Investigation

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