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    Summary

    This position serves as an Information Technology Specialist, technical expert/lead specialist, in the development of investigative methods, applying specialized forensic knowledge in developing processes to acquire, analyze and identify digital evidence in criminal, civil, or administrative investigations involving the use of computers, network technology, and digital information in the commitment of crimes.

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent serves as a Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC) within the Digital Investigations Branch.

    1. Serves as a technical expert/lead specialist in the utilization of cybersecurity and investigative methods, applying specialized forensic knowledge in developing processes to acquire, analyze and identify digital evidence in criminal, civil, or administrative investigations involving the use of computers, network technology, and digital information in the commitment of crimes;
    2. Performs assignments related to the development, analysis, modification, tracking and implementation of HHS and Department of Justice (DOJ) information-processing standards to use in OIG investigations;
    3. Analyzes data from various sources and synthesizes this information to identify and utilize known security and mitigation strategies, and outline potential contextual implications in execution of their duties and responsibilities;
    4. Participates with OI investigators in planning and executing search warrants, subpoenas, court orders and offers technical expertise in developing a "Step-by-Step" scenario to include determining roles and responsibilities, coordinating possible seizure dates and anticipating post-seizure forensic analysis and associated tool requirements;
    5. Provides computer expertise and assistance to OI investigators and OIG staff in the preservation, collection, and analysis of digital evidence;
    6. Facilitates the identification, preservation, and collection of digital evidence used in civil, criminal, and administrative investigations;
    7. Serves as technical advisor in the development of plans to analyze evidence seized in criminal investigations involving the use of computer technology/digital evidence in the commitment of crimes;
    8. Supports the seizure of digital evidence directly or by maintaining readiness to provide remote technical advice, and oversight and supports multi-jurisdictional cases by making assignments of team members in coordination with the Assistant Special Agent in Charge or Digital Investigations Unit Director.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/567787700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.