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As a GS-13 Information Technology Specialist (Data Management), the individual is responsible for managing and maintaining systems and architecture for Hadoop and Linux configurations, providing expert methodological and analytical advice and support to OIG teams in multidisciplinary scientific principles, the applications of statistical, mathematical, and operations research methods and techniques to the full range of DOJ programs, activities, and functions. The individual utilizes a variety of highly technical computer software packages to accomplish assignments and develops innovative methodologies for employing data extraction, analysis software, data mining, operational efficiency, and other advanced techniques. Specific responsibilities include:
- Maintaining Hadoop architecture and Linux operating systems and configuration documentation; ensuring that standard operating procedures (SOPs) exist and are maintained for all significant functional responsibilities.
- Managing Hadoop open source data lake.
- Providing Hadoop and Linux configuration management, application implementation, server upgrades, software and operating system patches, and data backup and restore for the machines and data within area of responsibility.
- Implementing test cases to ensure the developed software functions according to requirements; assisting with the training of users to use the software product(s) involved.
- Collecting, reviewing, interpreting, evaluating, and integrating data from multiple sources pertaining to extensive, interrelated financial or functional fields; planning, developing, organizing, and conducting special research studies that provide comprehensive assessments of broad, complex, or highly sensitive issues within the assigned area; developing methods of evaluating the validity, accuracy, and reliability of a broad array and high volume of information for translation into intelligence relevant to the organization.
- Developing policy, guidelines, management designs, and logical data models for the development of data structures and access strategies that conform to business and mission requirements and that can be translated into workable physical database designs; implementing modeling methodologies and tools, and ensuring that these models are capable of responding to changing business requirements.
- Providing technical consultation and assistance in the support of complex audits and investigations, as well as carrying out other activities in connection with the Department's organizations and programs; routinely accomplishing extraction and analysis of computerized files from Departmental information systems and other external sources with expert knowledge in data warehousing, data mining, and computer modeling; providing advice and support in data analytic technical design, operations, policies, and procedures; and developing timely and effective solutions that increase the efficiency and value of assigned audit and investigation projects.
- Providing effective team leadership including: (1) proactively identifying and resolving problems that could impact project goals; (2) establishing priorities and adjusting schedules to accomplish the work as timely as possible; and (3) effectively utilizing resources.
- Informing the Office of Data Analytics Directors and Assistant Directors of progress, as well as issues that need to be addressed to keep the project on track.
- Preparing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), data analysis results, written reports, and technical deliverables, which include charts, graphs, and other tabular representations of data, with narrative descriptions of the study methodology, findings, and problems encountered; writing documents that require the analysis of operational issues, system design and efficiency, and messy data.
- Developing and conducting training in operations research, applied mathematics, statistics, analytical techniques and methods.
- Developing and conducting oral presentation and briefings on the installation, configuration, operation, and management of software operation, data management, software analysis, and operational efficiency.
- Identifying new areas for audit and planning new engagements by submitting tactical plan suggestions that support the OIG strategic plan as well as audit proposals that detail the benefit of committing resources to performing the work.
- When leading teams, providing coaching, mentoring, and feedback to team members as well as to the Office of Data Analytics Director and Assistant Directors on performance and providing informal mentorship and guidance to junior staff.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel up to 20% for this position.
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