Defense Investigator

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Intelligence
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Case Investigations

Criminal Defense

Criminal Investigations

Prioritization

Researching

REQ#: RQ172019
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

GDIT is seeking a Defense Investigator to help support our OMC program in Arlington, VA. PLEASE NOTE:

(1) Due to the secure work environment this role entails, telecommuting is not allowed and will require the employee to report full-time onsite in Arlington.

(2) Additional travel to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba as well as other domestic and foreign locations will be necessary.

(3) This position is contingent upon contract award. Projected award date is mid-May 2024.

The Office of Military Commissions (OMC) and Military Commissions Defense Organization (MCDO) require an investigator to support defense counsel in multiple areas of pre-trial investigation and trial preparation for the Military Commissions convened under the Military Commissions Act of 2009.

HOW A DEFENSE INVESTIGATOR WILL MAKE AN IMPACT:

Investigators supporting MCDO will be responsible for assisting defense counsel in multiple areas of investigation, including, but not limited to: 

  • Reviewing factual allegations related to the case

  • Psychosocial history of the defendant

  • Government conduct of the investigation, interrogation, and prosecution of the defendant

  • Expert witnesses for and against the defendant

  • Cultural issues relating to the defendant

  • Any other area of investigation deemed necessary by counsel for the defendant

  • Participating in frequent travel, both local and international. Valid U.S. Passport required.

Travel Requirements: 25-50% international travel, or as determined by MCDO.


WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED – REQUIRED:

CLEARANCE: Active TS/SCI security clearance ** NOTE: clearance MUST be held in JPAS/DISS **

CITIZENSHIP: US Citizenship and a Valid U.S. Passport required.

EDUCATION:  Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., Criminal Justice, Administration of Justice, Legal Studies, National Security, Intelligence, Paralegal Studies) OR equivalent experience in lieu of degree
YEAR'S EXPERIENCE:  

--- 5 years experience in a relevant discipline, including but not limited to law, law enforcement, criminal defense, intelligence analysis, psychology, social work, mental health related disciplines, anthropology, sociology, journalism, or human rights.

--- At least 3 years of experience working with criminal defense, civil rights, immigration, or human rights attorneys on behalf of individual clients.

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Experience with conducting interviews

  • Knowledge of the investigative process, rules of evidence, and familiarity with reviewing legal case materials

  • Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous task requirements within a fast-paced environment

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral), strong attention to detail, excellent analytical and presentation skills, and the ability to work effectively with diverse groups in a demanding environment

  • Ability to work independently

LOCATION: Onsite in Arlington, VA. International travel required.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED – DESIRED:
●   EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., Criminal Justice, Administration of Justice, Legal Studies, National Security, Intelligence, Paralegal Studies)
●   CERTIFICATION(S):

  • Certified Criminal Defense Investigator (CCDI)

  • Professional Certified Investigator (PCI)

●   SKILLS & ABILITIES:  

  • Knowledge of Military Commission process

  • Progressive experience providing support to criminal litigation


GDIT IS YOUR PLACE:
● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Certification

Professional Certified Investigator (PCI) - ASIS International

Certified Criminal Defense Investigator (CCDI) - Criminal Defense Investigators Training Council

Travel Required

25-50%

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.