FBI Civilian Jobs – Computer Scientist

Website Federal Bureau of Investigation

Job Description:

FBI Computer Scientists are part of a highly collaborative investigative team working to prevent cyberattacks that include counterintelligence plots, fraud, bank robberies and more. Because our work is constantly changing and expanding to meet new challenges imposed by rapid advances in technology, terrorism and intelligence threats, you will serve on the frontline of helping us stay ahead of the next threat. Whether designing, developing or testing tools and systems to ensure our national security — if initiative and diligence are all it takes for you to rise to the challenge — a Computer Scientist career at the FBI is calling.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Draft documents on technical and other professional matters in varying degrees of difficulty and at the appropriate technical level.
  • Coordinate with the private sector and other divisions to resolve technical and other relevant issues.
  • Provide technical assistance in conducting interviews, searches and other investigative and operational activity; perform liaison and outreach.
  • Develop and implement custom tools and methods and use, troubleshoot and modify existing tools and methods to identify, isolate, preserve and analyze digital data.
  • Identify, vet and implement new tools and methods.
  • Stay current with major new advances in relevant technology-related topics; provide guidance on tools and methods related to these advances; and testify in court when necessary.
  • Perform system and network procurement, installation, administration and security.
  • Develop and use basic computing environments for analysis.

Job Requirements:

  • Must never have been convicted of a felony.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Meet all FBI employment eligibility requirements.
  • Must be able to obtain a Top Secret Clearance. May be required to obtain a Secret Compartmented Information (SCI) Clearance.
  • Must be in compliance with the FBI Employment Drug Policy.

Qualification & Experience:

  • GS 12/13: Education may not be substituted for SE at this grade level.
  • GS 9: Applicant must have a master’s or equivalent graduate degree or two full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree or LLB or JD, if related.
  • GS 7: Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree with superior academic achievement or one full year of graduate level education. Superior academic achievement is the completion of all the requirements of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, which is based on (1.) class standing, (2.) grade-point average of 3.0 or higher as recorded on an official transcript or as based on courses completed during the final two years of the curriculum, or (3.) honor society membership.
  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or higher from a U.S.-accredited college or university.
  • GS 11: Applicant must have a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree or three full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree or LLM, if related.

Job Details:

Company: Federal Bureau of Investigation

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Washington, DC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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