Electronic Processing Center (EPC) Team Lead

US Government, Department of Justice

This position is located in the Technology Directorate (TD), Litigation Support Section (LSS) of the Executive Office (EXO) within the Antitrust Division (ATR). EXO is a very dynamic and fast paced office, delivering the professional management services that power ATR’s people and mission. Within EXO, LSS provides a wide range of services and technology products that help attorneys Division-wide acquire, organize, develop, and present evidence in support of an investigation or case.

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Job Grade: 12
Total Openings: 1


As an EPC Team Lead for LSS, responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Overseeing the EPC staff and operations. Assisting in the development, evaluation, and modification of methodologies and procedures for manipulating files for use with commercial-off-the-shelf products and litigation support applications. Reviewing current procedures and providing input on changes to those procedures if warranted. Performing tasks related to exporting data from contractor and Division databases. Ensuring any projects sent offsite for data processing are on time, on budget, and within scope based upon the request for proposal submission. Performing and training others on file manipulation, loading, conversion services, database indexing, and quality checks of loads. Working with LSS Information Technology staff to create dynamic reporting capabilities that leverage existing tools, such as PowerBI, to track processing and loading statistics. Using reports to analyze processing and loading statistics for bottlenecks and surge activity and coordinating with vendors and LSS management to resolve roadblocks. Conducting regular EPC production status meetings and holding technical requirements meetings. Ensuring case priorities are appropriately assigned out, tracked and reported, and that delays are identified promptly to LSS management. Monitoring staffing ratios to data volumes received or expected to balance the workload and maintain less than a two-day backlog for loading requests. Reviewing requests for production to ensure vendors have clear instructions and the timing of returns are properly calculated. Preparing regular status reports for LSS and Front Office management. Keeping abreast of state-of-the-art information processing technology and methodologies and making recommendations for the application of these techniques to improve Division litigation support tools and systems. Maintaining constant professional awareness of the fluctuating information demands of the Division. As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service. Please note: Additional selections may be made from this announcement. Also, a writing sample and a combination of three to five business and academic references may be requested of individuals identified as best qualified, to be forwarded to the selecting official along with your application package, upon referral.


To qualify at the GS-12 level, applicants must demonstrate the qualifications listed below: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position as described above, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. This experience must be identified in your resume. Examples of GS-11 level specialized experience include: Overseeing the work of others in an eDiscovery environment; Ensuring automated legal case management system projects are completed in a timely and efficient manner; Assessing the performance of others; Assigning tasks to others based on priorities set by management; Notifying management of project problems or delays; Adapting or modifying existing, standard approaches and procedures; and Presenting recommendations to management on possible resolutions and process changes or improvements to the technology being used. Your resume must support your responses to the online questionnaire and the qualification requirements. Failure to do so may result in an ineligible rating. See the Required Documents section for important notes about what must be included in your resume.

Job Requirements:

You must be a U.S. Citizen to be considered for this position. You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation. You may be required to take and successfully clear a drug test. You must submit a complete application package by the closing date of this announcement. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. SELECTIVE SERVICE: All male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service (see SSS.gov). If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law. DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing. This is a full-time, permanent appointment in the competitive service. This is a bargaining unit position. This position is represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 3719, AFL-CIO. This is a non-supervisory position which may require completion of a one-year probationary period, in accordance with 5 CFR 315.801. The Antitrust Division participates in the E-Verify program. This position offers career mobility opportunities to qualified Legal Division/Office of Solicitor General employees, who are encouraged to apply.

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