Digital Forensic Specialist (Computer and Media Exploitation)

Posted on Aug 03, 2021 via USAJobs

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, Department of Justice

Sterling, VA  |  #technology #government

 


This position is located in the Office of Field Operations, Special Operations Division, Digital Forensics Branch in Sterling, VA.nThe incumbent serves as a Digital Forensic Specialist (DFS) and is an expert in conducting digital device forensics acquisitions, processing and analytics support activities relating to ATF criminal enforcement operations.

To qualify forGS-13 candidates must also have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level GS-12.nSpecial Note: Must have certifications in digital forensic disciplines related to mobile devices, computers and storage media.

Must have extensive knowledge and experience in the following areas: Computers; storage and media; operating systems; social media warrants; forensic data recovery and extractions; forensic processes and best practices; forensic tools and software; forensic imaging; conducting examinations; preparing reports; and providing testimony.nPreferred experience in cloud-based data management systems, evidence controls, developing and presenting structured training, equipment inventory management, customer service and supply requests.nSpecialized experience is demonstrated experience, which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.

Experience must be in the normal line of progression or must be related to the work of the position advertised and must be reflected in resume.

Examples of specialized experience include: Providing expert digital forensic service and support related to planning, collecting, examining, and processing of digital evidence for criminal investigations.

Gathering evidence through the use of digital forensic techniques that will be admissible in a court of law, corporate security security investigations, administrative actions or military requirements.

Contributing to the development of new digital forensic techniques, methods and equipment in support of criminal investigations, corporate security investigations, administrative actions or military requirements.

Developing and maintaining contacts in the forensic field, collaborating, planning, coordinating and keeping abreast of technological advances that are used to support a law enforcement mission, corporate security investigations, administrative actions or military requirements.nPlease do not cut and paste the position description, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume, as this will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.nThe GS-13 salary range starts at ($103, 690.00).If you are a new federal (civil service) employee, your starting salary will be set at the Step 1 for this position and the grade level for which you are selected.nNOTE: Administratively Uncontrollable Overtime (AUO) applies to this position.

AUO pay is a substitute form of payment for such irregular, unscheduled work and is paid on an annual basis instead of on an hourly basis.nCareer Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP).

The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.

If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.

To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the silver or better category using established category rating criteria.

You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority.

Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.

Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at:https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/career-transition/nThe Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.

If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.

To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the silver or better category using established category rating criteria.

You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application.

Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/career-transition/.nVeteran Preference: If you are entitled to veteran preference, you should indicate the type of veteran preference you are claiming on your résumé.

In order to verify your veteran preference entitlement, please submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty); official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty; or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions.

In addition, if you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, or widow/widower of a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran or the natural mother of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submitthe October 2013 Revised Standard Form (SF) 15, “Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference,” and the other required documentation identified on the reverse side of the SF-15 to support your preference claim.

Although veteran preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described under “How You Will Be Evaluated,” veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-veterans within each category for which they are qualified.


Deadline: 2021-07-07 (Expired)
Salary: 103K-134K Per Year


How to Apply

Please follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.


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