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Information Technology Forensic Examiner - GS-7/9/11/12 (EX)

Employer: FBI
Posted: 06/01/2015
Location: North East, United States
Salary: 35,000 - 75,000 Depending on Experience
Deadline: 31/01/2015

The FBI’s Information Technology Forensic Examiners are subject matter experts on digital evidence. They are integral members of the investigative teams responsible for digital evidence analysis and crime scene searches.

ITFE Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a bachelor's degree with at least 20 hours in one or more of the disciplines related to computers (see detailed information on the vacancy announcement).
  • Must hold US Citizenship & be resident in the US

Major Duties:

GS-07:

  • Serves as Information Technology (IT) Forensic Examiner Trainee.
  • Conducts routine forensic examinations of computer related evidence using established policies, procedures and precedent techniques.
  • Communicates orally in order to convey ideas and recommendations.
  • Prepares and presents reports of findings of forensic examinations.

GS-09:

  • Conducts routine forensic examinations of computer related evidence using established policies, procedures and precedent techniques.
  • Collects and prepares digital evidence for forensic examination.
  • Develops and provides evidence collection and examination methods to field offices and outside law enforcement agencies.
  • Identifies, diagnoses, and corrects errors and problems.
  • May be requireed to testify in legal proceedings as to the procedures and methods used to obtain data.
  • Prepares and presents reports of findings of forensic examinations.

GS-11/12:

  • Plans, coordinates, and directs forensic science activities.
  • Inventories, examines, retrieves, and performs comprehensive technical analyses of digital evidence without altering original.
  • Prepares evidence for examination from crime scenes.
  • Develops and provides evidence collection and examination methods to field offices and outside law enforcement agencies.
  • Identifies, diagnoses, and corrects errors and problems.
  • Serves as technical consultant by providing up-to-date training in computer examinations detailing the latest technology, supporting information, and reviews of new products to agents, federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies.
  • May be required to testify in court as to the procedures and methods used to obtain data.
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