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    Summary

    DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve.  DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

    This position is located in the Department of Labor, Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations-Labor Racketeering and Fraud, in the Division of Advanced Technology and Analytics (DATA).

    The Office of Investigations - Labor Racketeering and Fraud’s (OI) mission is twofold: (1) to conduct criminal investigations relating to programs and operations of the Department of Labor (DOL), in order to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in such programs and operations; and (2) to identify and reduce labor racketeering and corruption in employee benefit plans, labor-management relations, and internal union affairs, and to investigate activity by traditional and nontraditional organized crime groups that adversely affect the American worker. These investigations of fraud and abuse are primarily criminal in nature and include contracts and grants fraud, worker’s compensation fraud, and internal fraud, as well as labor violations related to the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA); the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), including corresponding Titles 18 and 29 criminal violations; the Taft-Hartley Act; and the Hobbs Act.

    More than one selection may be made.

    Permanent Change of Station funds (PCS) will not be offered.

    Relocation incentive will not be offered.

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    Responsibilities

    Uses data mining and analytics (DM&A) techniques that includes heavy reliance on obtaining access to different information systems; large, complex databases; supplemental reports, data dictionaries, and information from interviews of subject matter experts.

    Determines the appropriate software packages and computer programming scripts to use in accessing and exporting data from multiple sources into correctly configured data stores for DM&A use.

    Independently designs and develops new data requirements and approaches to knowledge discovery to solve known business problems and/or demonstrate patterns, trends, relationships and anomalies of particular interest or concern.

    Utilizes programming/query languages such as JAVA, R, Python, Anaconda, SQL, C/C++/C#, SAS and customized programming scripts in the performance of DM&A.

    Writes reports, that are factual supported, organized, concise, and understandable, for OI criminal investigators and investigative analysts on the results of DM&A activities, review the work of others performing similar work and assist others in the use of the DM&A applications, including others using DM&A results in the performance of audits and investigations.

    Serves as a database technology expert - uses external and internal data sources, including how the data is gathered, stored, and retrieved. Enables extracts from/to data stores; retrieves data from internal/external sources; Cleans disparate data from multiple sources and formats in preparation for use in modeling and ad-hoc analytics.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional overnight travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens; Interagency Career Transition Assistance Prog (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Prog (CTAP) eligibles in the local commuting area.

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/506897500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.