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Data Analyst (Open to All U.S. Citizens) Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

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Job Posting Title: Data Analyst (Open to All U.S. Citizens)

Are you interested in a career supporting investigative and intelligence operations at America's premier national security and law enforcement agency? Do you have experience or the desire to provide program support in the area of data analytics?

As a Data Analyst you will serve as an analyst in the retrieval, analysis, and recommended use of data gathered from various sources.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is looking for Data Analyst for all 56 F BI Field Offices and their Resident Agencies as well as some Headquarters Divisions located in Washington, DC; Chantilly, VA; Huntsville, AL; Fort Meade, MD; Linthicum, MD; Clarksburg, WV; and Arlington, VA .

All qualified candidates within the United States and its territories may apply.

This posting will close on April 13, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. NOTE: Due to unforeseen circumstances this job opening has been reopened for a period of one week. If you previously applied, you do not need to reapply.

Questions regarding this posting should be addressed to (see application details) .

About Us

The mission of the FBI is to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution of the United States.

FBI Field Offices

The FBI has 56 field offices (falling within a Division of the same name) centrally located in major metropolitan areas across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. They are places where the Bureau carries out its investigations, assesses local and regional crime threats, and works closely with partners on cases and operations. Each field office is overseen by a Special Agent in Charge, except for the offices in Los Angeles, New York City, and Washington D.C., which are headed by an Assistant Director in Charge due to their large size.

Within these field offices are a total of about 380 Resident Agencies located in smaller cities and towns. Resident Agencies are managed by Supervisory Special Agents.

Headquarters Divisions

Cyber Division: The Cyber Division is part of the Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services Branch (CCRSB) . The mission of the CCRSB is to prevent, investigate, and defeat criminal activity and cyber threats and respond to incidents worldwide. The mission of the Cyber Division is to neutralize the cyber threat using predictive means and investigate partnerships to impose consequences on nation-state and criminal actors.

Criminal Justice Information Services Division: The Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division is part of the Science & Technology Branch (STB) The mission of the STB is to use science and technology to enhance operations and investigations. The mission of the CJIS Division is to equip our partners with operational intelligence and criminal justice information they need to protect the United States while preserving civil liberties.

Working Hours: Will vary depending on Division needs.

Salary & Benefits:

GS 7: $37,674.00 - $48,978.00

GS 9: $46,083.00 - $59,907.00

GS 11: $55,756.00 - $72,487.00

GS 12: $66,829.00 - $86,881.00

NOTE: The salaries listed above are the base rate of pay for federal employees on the General Schedule (GS) pay scale. A complete list of Pay Tables factoring in locality pay (based on the geographical area) can be found on (please use the apply button below) .

Full Performance level: GS 12

The FBI offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.

Key Requirements

  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance-SCI Clearance.
  • ALL applicants must verify completion of the education by submitting a copy of college transcripts by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

Major Duties

As a Data Analyst you will:

  • Plan, develop, and administer data for the utilization, storage, cleaning, conditioning, and retrieval of data.
  • Design and complete analytics for complex data projects involving broad and varied subject matter.
  • Analyze data collection gaps and recommend modifications for collection methods.
  • Employ programming languages to normalize, manipulate, and enrich datasets, including composing scripts to automate recurring or continuous manual data processes affecting multiple squads and/or programs.
  • Utilize various methodologies to evaluate data, determine relevant patterns, and identify boundaries for application of data in qualitative and quantitative analyses.
  • Present visualizations and data analysis findings to executive management and external audiences.

Qualification Requirements

Applicants can qualify for GS level based on Specialized Experience (SE), Education, or a combination of both as outlined below.

Your application will be evaluated for SE and/or Education, compared to your responses to the online assessment questionnaire, and will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements for each GS level. If you meet all qualification requirements, and are deemed Competitive, you will be referred to respective hiring managers for further consideration. Self-assessment that is not supported by information in your resume, and/or supporting documents, will eliminate you from Competitive status.

Applicants must meet ALL requirements by the closing date of this job opening.


All degrees must be from an accredited college or university. Education may be substituted for SE as follows:

NOTE: To substitute education for SE applicant must possess a degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics or technology management OR a degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems, or networks.

GS 7 : Applicant must have a bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement or one (1) full year of graduate level education. Superior academic achievement is the completion of all the requirements of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, which is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average of 3.0 or higher as recorded on an official transcript, or as based on courses completed during the final two years of the curriculum, or (3) honor society membership.

GS 9 : Applicant must have a master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related.

GS 11 : Applicant must have a Ph.D. OR equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.M., if related.

GS 12 : Education may NOT be substituted at this level.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements provided you can show foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States.

Selective Placement Factor

Applicants must have experience using one or more programming languages in order to be eligible for consideration for this position. Your resume must include details regarding this experience. Those applicants who do not have experience using one or more programming languages will be disqualified from further consideration.

Position Skills
As part of the application, process, you will have the opportunity to identify particular skills that relate to the position. If you possess any of the listed skills, please ensure you select those skills on your application.

Hiring managers will have the ability to filter for the skills needed to successfully perform the function of the position. Please ensure any skills you selected can be identified in your resume. If your identified skills match those skills required by the Hiring Manger(s), you will be deemed Most Competitive.

How to Apply

For detailed instructions related to applying, uploading documents, withdrawing an application or updating your application, please review instructions on How to Apply . You must complete this application process and submit all required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the closing date of this posting. If applying online is a hardship, please use the contact information listed in the job posting prior to the closing date for assistance.

Required Documents

The required documents include:
1. A resume (noting relevant work experience and associated start and end dates)
2. A complete online assessment questionnaire
3. College transcript(s) (if qualifying based on education)
4. Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) (if applicable)

  • Attach the Memorandum of Understanding to your application in the "Cover Letters and Attachments" section of My Career Tools on the Careers Home page. Please upload the attachment as type "Other."

For current or former federal employees: (This does not apply to current FBI employees)

  • Notification of your most recent Personnel Action, SF-50 (showing current grade level and salary).
  • Most recent Performance Appraisal (if available).

For Veterans:

  • Please attach your DD-214 and/or statement of eligibility.
  • Disabled Veterans - attach your DD-214, SF-15, and VA letter dated 1991 or later.
  • Joint Services Transcript (Army, National Guard, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy)
  • CCAF Transcript (Air Force)

Veterans' Preference

If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume and application. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the FBI.


Nepotism is the act of favoring relatives in the hiring process, and is prohibited by law. Public officials are prohibited from hiring or promoting relatives, or relatives of officials in their chain of command, as well as actively or indirectly endorsing a relative's appointment or promotion. During the hiring process, all selected candidates and FBI hiring managers will be required to certify they are not related to anyone involved in the hiring process.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

The FBI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please notify the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Affairs (OEEOA) Reasonable Accommodation (RA) Program by either e-mail at (see application details) , telephone at (see application details), or FAX at (see application details). Your request will receive an individualized assessment.
This e-mail address is only for reasonable accommodation requests. Please do not submit your application and/or any questions unrelated to reasonable accommodations. Should any applications be received, they will not be forwarded for consideration during the hiring process.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The FBI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for this vacancy. Except where otherwise prohibited by law, selection will be made without regard to, and there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, age, sex, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism, or any other non-merit factors.

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Company Description
The FBI is an intelligence-driven national security and law enforcement agency. Our mission is to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution of the United States. We provide investigative expertise, intelligence, resources and training to domestic and international agencies and partners.Our mission is simple, but our work is complex. We have a diverse culture of employees who work together to accomplish our goals. These include Special Agents, who come from a wide range of unexpected career backgrounds beyond law enforcement, from education and science to business and technology.An FBI career provides the opportunity to work among the best. The FBI consists of more than 36,000 Special Agents and professional staff who protect the United States from terrorism, espionage, cyberattacks and major criminal threats.