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Grade: 07
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select the response that best describes your education or experience as it relates to this position.
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 5 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have completed a bachelor's degree and meet the requirements for Superior Academic Achievement. I meet one of the following: (1) class standing as described in the vacancy announcement, (2) a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, as recorded on an official college transcript, or as computed based on courses completed during the final two years of curriculum, or (3) honor society membership.
  3. I have one full year of graduate level education.
  4. I do not have the education or experience described above.


Grade: 09
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select the response that best describes your education or experience as it relates to this position.
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 7 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree (i.e., LL.B. or J.D.).
  3. I do not have the education or experience described above.


Grade: All Grades
* 1.Please provide the city and state where you were born.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 2.Are you willing to sign a mobility service agreement and relocate to any location based on the needs of the FBI?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Select the one response that best describes how you satisfy the basic requirements set forth in this announcement.
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. I do not have the education described above.


Please read the definitions for Performance Improvement Plan and Letter of Requirement before addressing the question below. A Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) is a 90-day written developmental plan for an employee whose performance on one or more critical elements is rated "Unacceptable". A Letter of Requirement (LOR) is issued when a supervisor identifies leave abuse and/or when frequent absences negatively impact operations of an office.

* 4.Are you a current civilian federal employee, on a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) or a Letter of Requirement (LOR)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Please select the response that best describes your most closely reflect IT jobs you have held.
  1. IT Specialist providing technical support and problem solving to users of stand alone or networked work stations and peripherals.
  2. IT Specialist providing user support on enterprise, legacy or large commercial software applications.
  3. IT Specialist providing second or third level troubleshooting on operating system, hardware or communication problems.
  4. Network Administrator providing site management of servers, LAN, WAN technology and systems.
  5. Security Specialist investigating security breaches, unauthorized access to or corruption of enterprise data.
  6. IT Training Specialist delivering user training on applications, software, hardware, networks, communications and/or computer security.
  7. Internet Specialist developing and maintaining web sites in order to meet user needs in commercial or governmental organizations.
  8. Systems Analyst interfacing with users to investigate and document business processes, writing specifications for programmers and testing completed modules or applications.
  9. None of the above


* 6.From the following list, please select the language(s) you have extensive experience in using.
  1. C/C++
  2. Java
  3. C#
  4. VB/VB.NET
  5. Perl
  6. Java Scripts/HTML
  7. SQL
  8. None of the above.


* 7.Please select the response that best describes your knowledge of applicable laws and regulations pertinent to computer evidence collection.
  1. I have no knowledge of applicable laws and regulations.
  2. I have read books or other materials concerning the laws and regulations pertaining to the examination of digital evidence.
  3. I have taken hands-on training concerning the laws and regulations pertaining to the examination of digital evidence.
  4. I have applied knowledge of these laws and regulations while collecting digital evidence.


* 8.From the following list, please select the tasks that you have performed on a routine or recurring basis.
  1. Acquiring computer-related evidence, seizing physical hardware, and/or copying evidence at the site.
  2. Conducting forensic examinations and analyses of computer evidence.
  3. Seizing physical hardware.
  4. Copying evidence at a search site
  5. Ensuring computer evidence is not altered or destroyed in custody.
  6. Determining manufacturer of programs or equipment.
  7. Establishing hardware and software interfaces, and determining compatibilities.
  8. Adapting or modifying commercial programs and equipment.
  9. None of the above


* 9.Please select the response that best describes your experience and knowledge of storage devices and encrypted files?
  1. I have not retrieved stored information on computer systems, or data from deleted files.
  2. I have retrieved stored information on computer systems, but not data from deleted files.
  3. I have retrieved data from deleted files, but not stored information on computer systems.
  4. I have retrieved data from deleted files and stored information on computer systems.


* 10.From the following list, please select the task(s) you have performed in digital forensic examination.
  1. Conducting examinations under the guidance of Federal rules of evidence and agency policies.
  2. Drafting oral and written reports.
  3. Making recommendations for adopting techniques and methods.
  4. Ensuring the orderly flow of paperwork to maintain chain-of-custody of evidence.
  5. Inventorying, processing, and/or storing evidence.
  6. Copying evidence.
  7. None of the above


* 11.Please indicate your highest level of knowledge of digital evidence collection procedures.
  1. I have no knowledge of digital evidence collection procedures.
  2. I have read books or other materials about digital evidence collection procedures.
  3. I have taken hands-on classes relating to digital evidence collection procedures.
  4. I have secured digital evidence in accordance with national standards for such collections.
  5. None of the above


* 12.Please select the responses that reflect your experience in communicating technical and non-technical information orally.
  1. I have chaired various types of organizational meetings.
  2. I gave presentations to executive-level management for purposes of obtaining decisions.
  3. I gave presentations to large groups (more than 20) within and/or outside my organization.
  4. I gave technical presentation to non-technical audiences.
  5. I officially represented my organization to outside groups.
  6. I explained and defended technical proposals or recommendations to internal or external authorities.
  7. None of the above


* 13.Please select the response that best describes your experience in communicating technical information.
  1. I have not communicated technical information orally.
  2. I communicate with vendors to obtain technical information pertaining to equipment/systems.
  3. I orally instruct end users on the proper operation of equipment/systems.
  4. I have experience with public speaking in front of 10 people or more on technical subjects.
  5. I have experience teaching technical classes of one day or more to groups of 10 or more students.


* 14.Please select the responses that describe your experience in writing different documents.
  1. User documentation and instructions.
  2. Systems Documentation.
  3. Policies, guidelines or directives.
  4. Operating procedures.
  5. Technical proposals.
  6. Study or research reports.
  7. System or technical specifications.
  8. Systems architecture or designs.
  9. Statements of work.
  10. Requirement documents
  11. test plans
  12. Procedural documentation
  13. Project or organization action plans.
  14. FISMA Reports
  15. Status Reports
  16. Budget Justifications
  17. Responses to internal and external requests
  18. Briefings to senior-level executives


* 15.From the following list of writing activities, please identify those you have routinely produced in your employment.
  1. User documentation for newly developed software.
  2. User instructions and guidance material covering other technical subjects.
  3. Course materials for use in classroom instruction.
  4. Marketing materials to introduce new products or services.
  5. Technical specifications for procuring hardware, software or services.
  6. Local policies for the IT program.
  7. Agency wide policies for the IT program.
  8. None of the above


* 16.From the following list, identify the written documents you have routinely produced.
  1. FISMA Reports
  2. Status Reports
  3. Budget Justifications
  4. Responses to internal and external requests
  5. Briefings to senior-level executives
  6. Policy
  7. System Security Plan
  8. None of the above


* 17.How did you hear about this position?
  1. Faith Based Initiatives
  2. Television
  3. Radio
  4. Internet
  5. Career Fairs
  6. Bill board
  7. Newspaper
  8. Magazine
  9. FBI Recruiter
  10. Employee Referral
  11. EdVenture Program

        BRANCHED: * 1.Which EdVenture Program?
    1. State University of New York at Albany
    2. Georgia State University
    3. Mercer University
    4. Delaware State University
    5. Fayetteville State University
    6. Chicago State University
    7. College of Charleston
    8. Cleveland State University
    9. University of Texas - El Paso
    10. Hawaii Pacific University
    11. Texas Southern University
    12. Florida A&M University
    13. Mississippi State University
    14. California State University
    15. Arkansas State University
    16. Kentucky State University
    17. University of Miami
    18. Tuskegee University
    19. Saint Peter's College
    20. Virginia Wesleyan College
    21. Concordia University
    22. Virginia Union University
    23. University of Texas - San Antonio
    24. Texas State University - San Marcos
    25. Cal State University - Sacramento
    26. San Diego State University
    27. San Jose State University
    28. University of Texas - Pan American
    29. University of California - Berkley
    30. Alabama A & M - Huntsville
    31. George Washington University
    32. Johns Hopkins
    33. Mississippi State University
    34. Prairie View A&M University
    35. University of Arkansas
    36. University of Southern California
    37. Savannah State
    38. Ohio University
    39. Central State University
    40. Arkansas Baptist College
    41. Wilberforce University
    42. Morehouse College
    43. Xavier University of Louisiana
    44. Alabama State University
    45. University of Albany
    46. University of Illinois, Chicago
    47. Clark Atlanta University
    48. California State University, East Bay
    49. Morgan State University
    50. Jackson State University
    51. Virginia Commonwealth University
    52. California State University, Fullerton
    53. University of Michigan, Dearborn
    54. Naval Postgraduate School
    55. New York University
    56. North Carolina A&T State University
  12. Other

        BRANCHED: * 1.Please specify where you heard about this position.

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  13. I am currently an FBI Employee.
  14. District of Columbia Department of Employment Services






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