U.S. Department of Justice, CCIPS – Washington, D.C.

-Open to current DOJ employees only-

Supervisory Digital Investigative Analyst


The Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) combines technical expertise, legal insight, and effective advocacy in pursuit of justice. CCIPS pursues three overarching goals: to deter and disrupt computer and intellectual property crime, to guide the proper collection of electronic evidence by investigators and prosecutors, and to provide technical and legal advice and assistance to agents and prosecutors in the U.S. and around the world.


The Supervisory Digital Investigative Analyst (Deputy Director) provides supervision, technical leadership, and guidance to subordinate Digital Investigative Analysts and technical advice and assistance to the Director of the Cybercrime Laboratory. In addition, the Deputy Director:

  • Conducts and provides advice to the most difficult and sensitive computer forensic investigations that involve problems not previously encountered.
  • Uses extensive networking and forensic knowledge to assist in the forensic analysis of computer systems and network traffic records, identifying origin of connections, techniques used to gain access to systems and actions taken on computer systems.
  • Uses innovative digital investigative analysis methods, conducts complex investigations and analysis of all types of digital evidence of any criminal, civil, intelligence or national security matter.
  • Advises investigative, intelligence and prosecution personnel in matters relating to computer forensics or digital investigative analysis.
  • Briefs key officials on information and evidence gathered through investigations and examinations.

Travel Required

50% or less – Domestic and international travel are expected for this position.

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position.
  • You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation.
  • Selective Service Registration is required, as applicable.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • You must meet status eligibility for this announcement.
  • Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • This position has supervisory responsibilities. A one-year supervisory probationary period is required upon selection. This may be waived if you have already successfully completed the supervisory probationary period.
  • The Criminal Division participates in the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program. E-Verify helps employers to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information, visit https://www.e-verify.gov/.


To qualify for the GS-15: You must have at least one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-14 federal grade level. Specialized experience includes: as a recognized digital or computer forensics expert, demonstrates experience supervising digital lab operations; performing searches, seizures and analysis of digital evidence from Windows computers while conducting computer forensic investigations which are civil, criminal, or administrative in nature; and training other forensic and law enforcement professionals in sophisticated computer forensics techniques.

Selective Placement Factor:
To be found fully qualified for this position, applicants must demonstrate, in the body of their resume, their experience utilizing Access Data Forensic Tool Kit (FTK) or Guidance EnCase. Applicants must clearly and explicitly describe, in either their resume or a separate narrative statement, their use of one of these tools in the context of their current or past positions. Applicants not addressing this Selective Placement Factor will be determined not to be qualified for the position and will not receive further consideration.

Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements for consideration by the closing date of this announcement.


There is no education requirement for this position.