This position is located in the Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations (INV). INV has broad jurisdiction over criminal, civil, and administrative investigations of alleged violations of Federal laws, regulations, and policies relating to Department/U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) programs and operations. The incumbent serves as an Investigative Analyst.Learn more about this agency
The incumbent will:
Assist INV special agents in their casework by participating on interviews and assisting in search warrants and providing digital forensics support. The incumbent provides analytical support to the special agents by applying and integrating technological capabilities through every aspect of electronic data acquisition, case investigation, and litigation. The incumbent will incorporate innovative techniques, which will allow the special agents to locate their data quickly and efficiently. The incumbent will be both proactive and reactive in meeting the agents’ needs.
The incumbent follows digital forensics best practices and procedures, and maintains comprehensive notes detailing the work product. The incumbent conducts complex examinations involving digital storage media, and independently collects, processes, and preserves digital evidence from electronic devices such as computers, hand held digital devices, network servers, and other automated/data storage devices and digital media.
The incumbent assists INV special agents in the use of digital first responder tools to ensure proper handling of evidence should a digital forensics professional not be available. The incumbent will become a subject matter expert on one or more digital forensics subjects as outlined by the supervisor. On a routine basis, the incumbent will be expected to provide training on the subject(s) to other digital forensics examiners or special agents.
25% or less - The duties of this position may require the incumbent to travel outside the duty station to accomplish the assignment.
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