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Grade: 11

Please answer the following questions.
1 Please select response that best describes your experience as it relates to the basic requirements for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have the basic requirements for this position as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not have the basic requirements as described in the vacancy announcement.
2 Please select the response that best describes your education or experience as it relates to this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 9 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have three full years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree that has equipped me to perform the duties of this position.
  • I do not have the education or experience described above.

Grade: 12

Please answer the following questions.
1 Please select response that best describes your experience as it relates to the basic requirements for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have the basic requirements for this position as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not have the basic requirements as described in the vacancy announcement.
2 Please select the response that best describes your experience as it relates to this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 11 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not have the experience described above.

Grade: All Grades

1 Are you a FBI CART certified Forensic Examiner? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Select the one response that best describes how you satisfy the basic requirements set forth in this announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with at least 20 semester hours in one or more of the following disciplines: computer science, information systems analysis, science/technology, information management, mathematics, computer engineering, or electrical/electronic engineering.
  • I have completed the following technical courses or equivalent: A+ Certification Personal Computer Hardware Course; Network + Certification, CCNA Certification, MCSE Certification; FBI Computer Analysis Response Team (CART) Field Examiner Certification Course.
  • I do not have the education described above.
3 Please select the response that best describes your experience as it relates to this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had experience that demonstrates accomplishments of computer project assignments that require a range of knowledge of computer requirements and techniques. For example, assignments would show on the basis of general design criteria provided, experience in developing modifications to part of a system that require significant revisions in the logic or techniques used in the original development.
  • I have completed three or more of the following technical courses or equivalent: A+ Certification Personal Computer Hardware Course; Network + Certification, CCNA Certification, MCSE Certification; or FBI Computer Analysis Response Team (CART) Field Examiner Certification Course and am currently Certified as an Examiner by the Computer Analysis Response Team.
  • I do not have the experience described above.
4 Do you posses a valid Driver's License and can you operate a motor vehicle? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 From the following list, please select the tasks that you have performed on a routine or recurring basis. Answer to this question is required
  • Acquiring computer-related evidence, seizing physical hardware, and/or copying evidence at the site.
  • Conducting forensic examinations and analyses of computer evidence.
  • Seizing physical hardware.
  • Copying evidence at a search site
  • Ensuring computer evidence is not altered or destroyed in custody.
  • Determining manufacturer of programs or equipment.
  • Establishing hardware and software interfaces, and determining compatibilities.
  • Adapting or modifying commercial programs and equipment.
  • None of the above
6 Please select the response that best describes your knowledge of/experience in conducting digital forensic examinations of computer evidence? Answer to this question is required
  • I have basic working knowledge or have assisted a senior colleague in forensic examinations.
  • I have provided basic support to individuals; prepared evidence; developed minor processes or techniques; detected obvious computer, data, or evidentiary problems; and/or assisted with the execution of a complex examination or analysis.
  • I have conducted forensic examinations; retrieved hidden, deleted, or encrypted information; and copied evidence.
  • I have provided technical guidance to investigative team regarding data and equipment; made recommendations on examination techniques; and ensured the safety of computer evidence in custody.
  • None of the above
7 From the following list, please select the tasks that you have performed on a routine or recurring basis. Answer to this question is required
  • Conducting forensic examinations and analyses of computers and related evidence.
  • Researching, evaluating, and recommending additional resources to facilitate evidence analysis.
  • Developing new techniques and methods to access and maintain evidence.
  • Using advanced recovery methods to retrieve information.
  • Performing complicated data retrievals.
  • Identifying, diagnosing, and correcting problem conditions.
  • None of the above
8 From the following list, please select the task(s) you have performed in digital forensic examination. Answer to this question is required
  • Conducting examinations under the guidance of Federal rules of evidence and agency policies.
  • Drafting oral and written reports.
  • Making recommendations for adopting techniques and methods.
  • Ensuring the orderly flow of paperwork to maintain chain-of-custody of evidence.
  • Inventorying, processing, and/or storing evidence.
  • Copying evidence.
  • None of the above
9 Do you have experience in information technology forensic concepts and principles in an emerging IT area relating to digital data processing, computer intrusions and/or malicious software analysis? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 From the following list, select the FBI CART certifications that you possess. Answer to this question is required
  • Wintel
  • Linux
  • Mac/OS-X
  • AS-400
  • PDA/Cell Phone
  • None of the above
11 Please indicate your highest level of knowledge of digital evidence collection procedures. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no knowledge of digital evidence collection procedures.
  • I have read books or other materials about digital evidence collection procedures.
  • I have taken hands-on classes relating to digital evidence collection procedures.
  • I have secured digital evidence in accordance with national standards for such collections.
  • None of the above
12 Please select the response that best describes your experience and knowledge of storage devices and encrypted files? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not retrieved stored information on computer systems, or data from deleted files.
  • I have retrieved stored information on computer systems, but not data from deleted files.
  • I have retrieved data from deleted files, but not stored information on computer systems.
  • I have retrieved data from deleted files and stored information on computer systems.
13 From the following list, please select the statements that reflect your experience with programming and/or algorithmic design. Answer to this question is required
  • Identifying possible reasons for damaged media.
  • Identifying possible recovery methods for damaged media.
  • Using advanced recovery methods to retrieve information in a usable form.
  • Using advanced recovery methods to retrieve information from customized programs, deleted files, and unusual operating systems.
  • Analyzing programs related to data encryption to assist in decryption of files.
  • Detecting computer viruses or destructive programs.
  • Developing new techniques and methods to access evidence.
  • None of the above
14 Please select the response that best describes your experience in working with a team in conducting a research assignment. Answer to this question is required
  • Conducted research using your own internal databases and sharing with other members of a multi-agency task force.
  • Under guidance of a senior level colleague, conducted fact finding for interpretation or projection of the data.
  • Accessed information/data in response to requests for information.
  • Contributed portions of work to larger studies.
  • Used the work contributed by others into a study I was conducting.
  • None of the above
15 Please select the response that best describes your knowledge of applicable laws and regulations pertinent to computer evidence collection. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no knowledge of applicable laws and regulations.
  • I have read books or other materials concerning the laws and regulations pertaining to the examination of digital evidence.
  • I have taken hands-on training concerning the laws and regulations pertaining to the examination of digital evidence.
  • I have applied knowledge of these laws and regulations while collecting digital evidence.
16 Please select the responses that best describes your ability to recognize and respond appropriately to the communication styles, capabilities of people in different situations; exhibit tact, patience and sensitivity; and treat others w/ respect. Answer to this question is required
  • Maintains constructive relationships with staff, peers, and managers.
  • Demonstrates the ability to listen attentively to others.
  • Encourages the self-confidence and self-esteem of others.
  • Uses tact, patience and sensitivity when dealing w/ anger and other emotional behavior in the workplace.
  • None of the above
17 Please select the responses that describe the individuals you have interacted with on a regular and recurring basis. Answer to this question is required
  • Vendors or Contractors from Outside my own agency.
  • Program Managers or officials from Outside my own office.
  • Supervisors from Within my own agency
  • Supervisors from Within my own office.
  • Personnel and staff Within my own agency or organization.
  • Personnel and staff Outside my own agency or organization.
  • None of the above
18 Please select the responses which describe your experience orally interacting with a variety of people in various situations to achieve effective solutions and foster productive relationships. Answer to this question is required
  • I have served as a spokesperson/representative for the program/organization.
  • I have facilitated communication between organizational entities.
  • I have mediated or facilitated problem resolution.
  • I have presented program specific mission goals, needs or problems to management officials.
  • I have independently planned and conducted meetings.
  • I have served on panels, committees, or task forces on technical, programmatic or professional issues.
  • I have effectively communicated program strategies, goals, objectives or priorities on a regular basis.
  • None of the above
19 Please select the responses that identify the types of original written products you have prepared. Answer to this question is required
  • Undergraduate research papers
  • Graduate research papers
  • News & academic articles
  • Formal briefings
  • Official correspondence
  • Intelligence and/or situation reports
  • Security risk assessments
  • None of the above
20 Please select the response that best describes your writing experience and skill level in conveying regulatory or complex information to a variety of audiences. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in developing and writing policies or associated interpretive material and developing decision or option papers at the organizational level. I have demonstrated a complete knowledge of available resources and research methods to develop authoritative information on the programs, policies, and functions of the organization. Examples: Complex contracts, agency directives, narrative analyses of proposed rules/regulations/policies/practices, and/or decision papers.
  • Experience in analyzing, developing and presenting information to maximize understanding and minimize controversy for a variety of audiences who use the information in different ways. Examples: Procedural clarifications, instructions, marketing program materials, information or advisory guidance.
  • Experience in collecting, analyzing, and preparing written products for which there are prototypes or previously established methods and formats. Examples: Basic contracts, reports, case summaries, employee notices.
  • None of above of apply.
21 Please provide the city and state where you were born. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
22 How did you hear about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Faith Based Initiatives
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Internet
  • Career Fairs
  • Bill board
  • Newspaper
  • Magazine
  • FBI Recruiter
  • Employee Referral
  • EdVenture Program
    22.1 Which EdVenture Program?
    • State University of New York at Albany
    • Georgia State University
    • Mercer University
    • Delaware State University
    • Fayetteville State University
    • Chicago State University
    • College of Charleston
    • Cleveland State University
    • University of Texas - El Paso
    • Hawaii Pacific University
    • Texas Southern University
    • Florida A&M University
    • Mississippi State University
    • California State University
    • Arkansas State University
    • Kentucky State University
    • University of Miami
    • Tuskegee University
    • Saint Peter's College
    • Virginia Wesleyan College
    • Concordia University
    • Virginia Union University
    • University of Texas - San Antonio
    • Texas State University - San Marcos
    • Cal State University - Sacramento
    • San Diego State University
    • San Jose State University
    • University of Texas - Pan American
    • University of California - Berkley
    • Alabama A & M - Huntsville
    • George Washington University
    • John Hopkins
    • Mississippi State University
    • Prairie View A&M University
    • University of Arkansas
    • University of Southern California
    • Savannah State
    • Ohio University
    • Central State University
    • Arkansas Baptist College
    • Wilberforce University
    • Morehouse College
    • Xavier University of Louisiana
    • Alabama State University
    • University of Albany
    • University of Illinois, Chicago
    • Clark Atlanta University
    • California State University, East Bay
    • Morgan State University
    • Jackson State University
    • Virginia Commonwealth University
    • California State University, Fullerton
    • University of Michigan, Dearborn
    • Naval Postgraduate School
    • New York University
    • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Other
    22.1 Please specify where you heard about this position. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I am currently an FBI Employee.
  • District of Columbia Department of Employment Services