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Regional Forensics - Data Forensic Investigator, UK

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Regional Forensics - Data Forensic Investigator, UK

Post Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:09 am

Applications are invited for the role of Data Forensic Investigator which forms part of the South West Regional Forensic Services. You will be responsible for providing the South West regional forces with an evidential data investigation capability, as well as taking the management of technical investigation including securing and retrieving data from seized devices and presenting evidence in court as required. The majority of examinations you will undertake at the request of the Investigating Officer will provide intelligence and evidence to identify and prosecute offenders and identify witnesses and/or victims.

For a full list of responsibilities and key objectives, please see the role profile.

Applicants must evidence the essential qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience required as indicated on the role profile as the shortlisting process will be assessed against this criteria.

• Educated to degree level in computing science with relevant workplace experience and/or Possess extensive investigatory experience, knowledge of computer based evidence gathering and computer investigation, technical knowledge of dismantling and re-assembly of computer systems, knowledge of file systems and architecture.

• Experience in a range of Operating Systems including DOS, Microsoft, Macintosh, Linux and BIOS & CMOS.

• Knowledge of legislation in relation to Hi-Tech Crime including RIPA, Computer Misuse Act, Criminal Justice Act, Data Protection Act and ACPO Guidelines for Computer Based Evidence.

• Proven ability of communicating ideas and information where the subject can be complex and technical, both verbally and in writing in a style that is appropriate to the situation and people being addressed.

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

• Ability to display tenacity in investigative work and make good decisions

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

• Ability to retrieve, record, prepare and present evidence to a Court.

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

If successful at shortlisting, the interview will give you the opportunity to further demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience for the role. The selection process will also include a presentation/role related exercise.

This post is subject to SC (enhanced) vetting clearance and an enhanced medical assessment.

Interview: Friday 20 January 2017

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


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