Special Agent: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Company: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Location: National City
Posted on: November 11, 2019
As an FBI Special Agent with expertise in Science, Technology,
Engineering and Math (STEM) fields, you'll have a career like no
other. Your STEM background provides skill sets in areas the FBI
needs most. To keep pace with evolving threats, we need Special
Agents who are logical thinkers and experienced in network
security, computer science, software engineering, mathematical
formulation and technology. And as a Special Agent, you will be
integrated into all of the different areas in which we work.
Technology permeates every aspect of what we do, whether it's
counterterrorism, criminal investigations or traditional
cyberattacks. Investigating technology and computer-based
cybercrimes (website hacks, intrusions, data theft, ransomware and
other attacks) make up some of our top priorities.
Whether it's a counterterrorism or counterintelligence
investigation, your skills could make the difference in catching
the bad guy. You'll also have opportunities to become a Technically
Trained Agent or part of our Computer Analysis Response Teams - our
most elite teams that provide technological services to meet unique
investigative needs in operational environments.
You can expect continued specialized training once onboard and you
will work on some of the Bureau's most complex cases. The scope and
scale of our investigations provide unique challenges unlike
anything you could work on in the private sector. Your ultimate
mission: to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution
of the United States.
Being a Special Agent can be a lifelong career of uncommon days and
What you'll need to succeed:
BA/BS degree (preferably in information technology, forensic
science, computer technology or similar disciplines).
A deep understanding of the deployment, administration and support
of information and computing infrastructure.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with both technical
and nontechnical colleagues and stakeholders, both internally and
Demonstrated technical expertise.
Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills.
---Be detail-oriented, yet keep a strategic focus.
Ability to objectively evaluate information and make sound
Honesty and integrity must be the foundation of who you are.
The drive and commitment to make a difference in the communities
All applicants are evaluated on core competencies of collaboration,
communication, flexibility/adaptability, initiative, interpersonal
ability, leadership, organizing/planning and problem
The FBI Special Agent position requires significant commitment and
dedication from you and your family, but it's an experience you
will never forget. As a Special Agent, you will join an elite team
of people committed to the highest technical and ethical standards.
Our team has a mission like no other and our people are sought
after as some of the best in their fields.
Be a U.S. citizen.
Be at least 23 years old and not have reached your 37th birthday on
Have a Bachelor's degree or Master's degree from a U.S.-accredited
college or university.
Be able to obtain a Top Secret Clearance.
Have two years of full-time professional work experience (see work
experience waiver for exceptions).
Meet the FBI's Employment Eligibility requirements.
Possess a valid driver's license with at least six months driving
Meet all FBI physical requirements, be physically fit to complete
training at the FBI Academy in Quantico, VA, and maintain a high
level of fitness throughout your career.
Commit to serving as a Special Agent for a minimum of three
Successfully complete approximately 20 weeks of employment as a
Special Agent trainee, while housed at the FBI Academy.
Work a minimum of a 50-hour workweek, which may include odd hours,
and be on call 24/7, including holidays and weekends.
Be willing and able to participate in arrests, execute search
warrants, raids and similar assignments.
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