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evo8368
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Digital Forensic Officer (Birmingham UK)

Post Posted: Aug 13, 18 14:24

Counter Terrorism Unit - Digital Forensic Officer
BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Grade: Band D
Salary: £27,795 - £38,925
Closing Date: 3rd September 2018

West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit (WMCTU) Digital Media Unit is seeking a professional person with excellent communication skills and standards of customer service to undertake the role of Digital Investigator. The post holder will work independently and undertake research, have an aptitude for problem solving in a methodical and orderly manner and an ability to work under pressure, make critical decisions and work to tight schedules and deadlines.

You will provide specialist technical advice and undertake the interrogation and investigation of digital devices to obtain intelligence and evidence in accordance with national best practice and relevant legislation to support Regional, National and International Counter Terrorism investigations.

The successful applicant will:-
Be responsible for the forensic acquisition, examination, analysis and investigation of evidence from a variety of digital devices which have been used in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism and associated criminal offences including cybercrime attacks.
Interpret and explain digital forensic data in a non-technical and accessible manner to Investigating Officers, Prosecutors, Defence experts and to Court; including the presentation of recovered digital evidence, to assist with the investigation process.
Provide evidence packages and statements, and attend court when necessary.
Maintain continuous professional development by researching and developing specialised equipment and software to keep abreast of advancements in techniques, technology and capabilities, working closely with equipment suppliers and mutual support agencies to ensure and maintain awareness of technology, legislation and techniques. This includes the construction and maintenance of equipment and software used within the unit.
Be expected to pass the core courses in relation to the recovery and analysis of digital evidence, as specified by ACPO
Have practical experience of using digital forensic software which MUST include EnCase Forensic and/or FTK and XRY and/or Cellebrite mobile phone forensics software
Have high standards of honesty and integrity
Be willing to undertake the MV/SC vetting process
There may be occasions when the post holder will be required to provide a high quality digital investigative service to support critical incidents nationally.
WMCTU Digital Media Team is currently going through the ISO 17025 accreditation process. Candidates will be expected to have an understanding of this process and if successful will be play a significant role in its acquisition.

The role requires the post holder to perform duties on a regional basis so applicants should demonstrate a willingness to travel, regionally, nationally & internationally, possibly for extended periods and be available when required responding to call out at short notice.

The hours of work will be 36.5 hours a week, and will include an on call rota for overnight and weekends.

For further information about this role, please contact ctu_recruitment @ west-midlands.pnn.police.uk.

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jaclaz
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Re: Digital Forensic Officer (Birmingham UK)

Post Posted: Aug 13, 18 14:39

- evo8368

The role requires the post holder to perform duties on a regional basis so applicants should demonstrate a willingness to travel, regionally, nationally & internationally, possibly for extended periods and be available when required responding to call out at short notice.


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