Please note closing date has been changed to 12/1/17.
If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You can be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty, and the property of citizens.
The United States Attorney's Office (USAO)/Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #6 out of 18 large agencies and EOUSA/United States Attorneys' Offices ranked #59 out of 305 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2016 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See http://bestplacestowork.org/BPTW/index.php
The office is ideally situated among three Metro stations, three blocks from the Verizon Center, a short walk to the Smithsonian museums on the Mall, and is surrounded by numerous restaurants and shops. In addition, we offer creative work solutions in which we provide compressed work schedules and flexible work schedules, along with transit subsidy.
This position is located in Washington, DC.
For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/careers/careers.html
As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
All initial attorney positions to the Department of Justice are made on a 14-month (temporary) basis.
Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory preemployment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing. In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.
If selected, you will serve as the National Security/Cyber Crime Coordinator in the Office of the Director (OTD) of the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA). Duties will include:
- Providing a full range of management and support to EOUSA and the United States Attorney Offices (USAO) in connection with national security and cybercrime program areas.
- Identifying and analyzing issues, problems, opportunities, program strengths and weaknesses, and the need for changes in operations and policies nationwide.
- Identifying resource needs for the United States Attorney community with respect to national security and cyber crime and formulates and executes plans to address those needs.
- Developing, promoting, and interpreting policy and guidelines with respect to the spectrum of issues within assigned programs and areas of law.
- Researching complex legal questions.
- Drafting interpretative guidance and opinions.
- Making substantive recommendations on legal matters.
- Initiating and maintaining effective communications between EOUSA, USAO and their staffs, client agencies, congressional staff, Department officials, investigative agencies, and other agencies.
Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), and have at least 5 years post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience.
To qualify at the GS-15 grade level, applicants must have at least 5 years post J.D. qualifying legal experience. Qualifying experience is defined as having experience prosecuting national security and/or cybercrime cases; an understanding of, and experience using legal process to collect digital evidence; experience with forensic issues associated with digital evidence; and experience providing assistance, advice, and policy guidance regarding legal process and procedures in the areas of national security, intelligence, cybercrime, and law enforcement coordination.
United States citizenship is required.
In addition, applicants should have a demonstrated capacity to function, with minimal guidance, in a highly demanding office; should possess analytical ability to quickly identify and clearly and accurately articulate critical issues in pending litigation; should be able to demonstrate superior oral and writing skills as well as strong legal research skills; should exhibit strong interpersonal skills and good judgment.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on December 1, 2017 to receive consideration.
YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE AT THE BELOW LINK TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:
Job Announcement Link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484271300
1. To begin, click the Job Announcement link above. Click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
2. Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package. (It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date.)
3. To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. However, should you not be able to apply online, please contact David Smith at 202-252-1326 or email at David.L.Smith2@usdoj.gov, prior to the closing date of this announcement to request an alternate method of applying.