Forensic Computer Analyst (US Postal Inspection Service)

Washington, D.C
Aug 03, 2021
Aug 08, 2021
Full Time


This job is Headquarters/Headquarters-related located at:

900 Brentwood Rd., NE
Washington, DC 20066
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Come join the U.S. Postal Inspection Service!

The Inspection Service is seeking to fill two Forensic Computer Analyst positions that will be assigned to a National Headquarters related Cybercrime Unit located in Washington, DC focusing on cyber intrusions and specific cyber related investigations.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential
2 - W-2.


Conditions of Employment

Key Requirements
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident alien status.
  • Qualified applicant must successfully pass a drug screening.


The desired qualifications for these positions are as follows:
  • Experience as a Cyber Security Incident Responder within a Security Operations Center (SOC) environment.
  • Experience performing as a Computer Forensic Examiner in a Law Enforcement or criminal investigative environment.
  • Experience performing sound forensic collection techniques to obtain relevant digital media involved in identified cyber intrusions.
  • Experience performing forensic examinations on various computer network and endpoint systems involved with cyber intrusion incidents such as, APT, malware, and DDOS attacks.
  • Experience leveraging commercially available and open source forensic tools to efficiently perform forensic triage, collection and analysis.
  • Experience analyzing malicious code by using static and dynamic reverse engineering techniques and employing industry tools.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cyber Security, or other related technical degree.
  • One of the following Cyber Security or Forensic certifications or other related certifications:


Please read the "Qualifications" section.

Additional information


The salary will be based on previous experience, and current postal pay policies. We offer excellent benefits including health and life insurance, retirement plan, savings/investment plan with employer contribution, flexible spending, flextime scheduling of core work hours, annual and sick leave.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

We will also review your resume and supporting documents to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant professional, educational, and work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

Cover letter, resume and writing sample.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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