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    Summary

    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 III, Critical Sensitive. Applicants must possess a favorably adjudicated Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI), and have been awarded a Top Secret clearance or be willing to undergo a SSBI, and the SSBI 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 SSBI, 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:

    - Advise and collaborate with IT managers and program managers on approaches to accomplishing IT goals that often involve significant changes in approach or technology;

    - Analyze and define requirements and specifications for complex systems, applications and processes;

    - Prepare proposals, policies, guidelines, analyses, specifications, procedures, and other materials tailored to the situation and the audience; and

    - Research new concepts and products, and keep current on emerging technology in order to determine whether they might be worth employing.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel during working hours, no overnight travel required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All candidates within the local commuting area and are current or former federal employees qualifying as Status Candidates, CTAP/ICTAP eligibles, eligible for special hiring authorities (Schedule A appointment, or covered by Interchange Agreement); OR Individuals, no matter where you reside, who are VEOA eligibles.

    If you do not meet the categories listed above, you may apply under announcement 18-FinCEN-25-P, which is open for any U.S. citizen. Please refer to that announcement for details.

    Questions? This job is open to 5 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/492085900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.