Computer Specialist (Former Employee), Washington, DC – April 8, 2014
Pros: pretty easygoing work environment
Cons: most developer tools were free tools, like eclipse.
My co-workers made working more interesting. I learned Java SE and Java Swing while I worked there. I dabbled with Java EE, but I was asked to develop desktop Java applications, so my experience is mostly with Swing.
I had learned how to be timekeeper and was responsible for receiving the checks daily and input on the system
Department of Justice (Former Employee), Washington, DC – March 18, 2014
Pros: lunch only for one hour
Cons: no comments
I was a disabled person as a deaf employee and had been working with hearing co-workers and supervisors for over 30 years. I had the hardest part of the job was to process the time and attendance reports for 50 employees. I had the most enjoyable part of the job is working on the computer system for accounting.
Department of Justice (Current Employee), Washing, DC – January 15, 2014
• Conduct Network Monitoring and Incident Response operations supporting a Cabinet-Level Federal Agency 24x7x365. •Ability to problem solves, ask questions, and discover why things are happening. • Correlate data from intrusion detection and prevention systems with data from other sources such as firewall, web server, and DNS logs. • Develop and produce – more... reports on all activities and incidents to help maintain day to day status, develop and report on trends, and provide focus and situational awareness on all issues. •Reporting outputs will be reviewed and approved to ensure quality and metrics are maintained. • Produce daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly reporting as required by management. • Coordinate with appropriate organizations regarding possible security incidents. Conduct intra-office research to evaluate events as necessary, maintain the current list of coordination points of contact. • Produce reports identifying significant or suspicious security events to appropriate parties. Include latest security threat information and tie back to specific intrusion sets of nation state actors when possible. • Maintain knowledge of the current security threat level by monitoring related Internet postings, Intelligence reports, and other related documents as necessary. • Identify misuse, malware, or unauthorized activity on monitored networks. Report the activity appropriately as determined by the customer. • Maintain proficiency and skills through relevant training, conventions, conferences, and on-the-job training. • Monitor and analyze network traffic, IDS alerts, network and system logs, and available open source information to detect and report threats to customer networks. • Perform CERT/SOC operations to include IDS event monitoring and analysis, security incident handling, incident reporting, and threat analysis •Participate in tuning and filtering event information – less
Filing Clerk (Student Aide) (Former Employee), Washington, DC – November 2, 2013
Pros: learning experience
Cons: no benefits
Archived closed case files and sent them to records, filed current cases for future use by attorneys, scanned court documents to be used during trial, and translated court documents that were in Spanish for attorneys, served as a translator between an attorney and a person of interest.
Correctional Officer (Current Employee), Philadelphia, PA – September 2, 2013
Pros: the pay and benifits
Cons: we don't receive over time.
On a daily basis I supervise federal pre-trial inmates, either in their living quarters or during work details. As a part of this job, management and co-workers have to work together and be on the same page or someone could get hurt. At this job I've learned responsibility and not to take shortcuts.
Data Entry Clerk (Current Employee), Glendale, CA – August 9, 2013
Pros: received recognition for a job well done when special projects were completed in a timely manner.
Cons: needed more than a half hour for lunch.
Job very productive in completion of daily task of transmitting results of firearms to the National gun Center on a daily basis. Responsibilty was my priority without any coaching from my supervisor. Intergrated with my co-worker in a friendly manner. I learned new skills on the computer that was very helpful in completing my task quickly and efficently. – more... The hardest part of the job was trying not to have a backlog on the police reports that continuously arrived at the office in several bixes daily. I enjoyed this job because there was no pressures put upon me in completing my daily task. – less