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Regional Forensics - Data Forensic Technician, UK

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Regional Forensics - Data Forensic Technician, UK

Post Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:08 am

Applications are invited for the role Data Forensics Technician. Reporting to the Data Forensics Team Leader you will deliver computer forensics in all levels of criminality as part of the south west collaboration, whilst keeping up to date with the latest technology and providing specialist training and advice where necessary.

You will be responsible for effective technical support to Data Forensics and ensure compliance with Force policies and procedures.

Control exhibit continuity booking exhibits in and out of the High Tech Crime unit.

Monitor and maintain forensic software, equipment and networks within the HTCU.

Conduct forensic ‘acquisitions’ of suspects and victims digital devices.

For full list of responsibilities please see the role profile.

Applicants must evidence the following skills, knowledge and experience:

• Computer related qualification, not limited to, but such as Microsoft Certification or Chartered IT professional.

• Experience of monitoring, maintenance and upgrading of IT equipment and software within a specialist unit, such as the High Tech Crime Unit, with experience of Microsoft Server platforms and Domain working.

• Experience of working with specialised forensic software/hardware and understanding of ACPO guidelines and principles for computer based electronic evidence.

• The ability to work with graphic and traumatic images and information on a regular basis without undue distress.

• Experience of working in an administrative capacity within a technical environment, demonstrating attention to detail, within a highly confidential unit.

• Able to communicate clearly at all levels such as with Police Officers and other professional persons including providing evidential reports for court as required.

• Demonstrable ability to use information methodically to identify and analyse problems and draw logical conclusions.

• Hold a full UK driving license – or be able to have suitable personal arrangements to be transported to various locations to undertake role as and when required.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake role specific training as indicated in the role profile and will need to travel around the regional area by car or other transport as required.

Interview: Friday 20 January 2017

Please note that C.V’s will not be accepted.


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