DOJ Antitrust Division Seeks IT Specialist in Data Management

Original Job Opening Posted on

The Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division (ATR), is searching for an IT Specialist in Data Management, according to a job posting on

This position is located in the Investigative Data and Analysis Unit (IDAU) of the Expert Analysis Group (EAG), within the Antitrust Division’s Executive Office (EXO). EXO is a dynamic and fast-paced office, delivering the professional management services that power ATR’s people and mission. Within EXO, EAG is one of the world’s leading venues for developing and applying economic and other expertise to real-world questions of competition.

IDAU is charged with advancing the frontiers of EAG’s data and technology capabilities through specialized infrastructure, tools, and expertise, and bringing those capabilities to bear across EAG’s portfolio of empirical work.

According to the posting, duties for the IT Specialist (DATAMGMT) include:

  • Proactively forecasting specialized needs (e.g., natural language processing and machine learning) and works cross-functionally and cross-organizationally to develop solution concepts to enhance EAG preparedness.
  • Serving as a recognized authority on all areas related to data and enabling technologies. Such areas include Python, R, SQL, cloud platforms
    (e.g., Microsoft Azure), data warehousing technologies (e.g., Spark, Databricks), container technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes), extract-transform-load pipelines, and other areas relevant to handling data at scale.
  • Overseeing the design, deployment, maintenance, and enhancement of data and related IT capabilities essential for supporting critical EAG and Division priorities, in collaboration with TD, Justice Management Division (JMD), and others as appropriate.
  • Developing long-range programs, plans, and strategies to facilitate accomplishment of EAG and IDAU objectives.
  • Identifying and proposing performance measures relative to IDAU operations to establish realistic performance targets.
  • Maintaining a broad and diverse set of external relationships with industry, civil society, and other governmental agencies to inform and advance EAG’s data and technical priorities.
  • Representing EAG and the Division in conferences, workshops, interagency fora, and bilateral engagements.
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Job Opening Details

Job Opening Date: 05/20/2024
Job Closing Date: 05/24/2024
Salary Range: $163,964 - $191,900 per year
Pay Scale/Grade: GS 15
Telework Eligible: Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
Applications Open To: Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL), Open to the public