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Digital Forensic Specialist - Nottinghamshire

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Digital Forensic Specialist - Nottinghamshire

Post Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:33 am

£30,180 to £31,938 pa
37 hours per week – flexible working applications considered

The East Midlands Special Operations Unit (EMSOU) is a collaborative team uniting specialist officers and staff from the region’s five police forces in tackling major crime, and serious and organised crime.

The Digital Intelligence and Investigations Directorate support all aspects of EMSOU’s work. As a Digital Forensic Specialist, you’ll use forensic applications to identify and acquire evidence and intelligence held on digital media devices. Any data acquired is forensically analysed using appropriate forensic techniques and finding contemporaneously documented. Additionally, you’ll provide tactical advice to operational commanders during active proactive operations and investigations.

Applicants are required to meet all the essential criteria for the role which includes:-

Educated to degree level in a digital forensic discipline or demonstrate equivalent work experience at this level.
Demonstrating knowledge and use of industry forensic software. e.g. Encase, FTK, Nuix and / or knowledge and use of industry software in the analysis of computers and networks.
Demonstrating significant experience and proficiency in the use of a wide range of key technologies.
Experience of both working within a team structure and independent working, utilising one’s own initiative with discretion and integrity.
Experience of working with confidential and sensitive information.
An ability to communicate effectively (both written and verbally) technical issues to non-technical staff within the police service and to external organisations with the ability to pay attention to detail with a methodical approach to problem solving.
An ability to deal with material (including images, videos and written content) of an unpleasant, disturbing and/or graphic nature, and the ability to produce detailed and comprehensive reports of the contents of this material.
Applying methodical approaches to problem solving and be able to evaluate, prioritise and respond to changing operational situations with the ability to rapidly absorb new technical information.
An ability to work within a forensic environment that adheres to ISO 17025, working to technical procedures and quality management procedures. This includes taking on roles or functions which are essential for the maintenance of the accreditation.
An ability to work within the agreed National Occupational Standards and maintain operational competence in a digital forensic environment.
Having a good understanding of NPCC / ACPO principles of digital evidence.
Holding a full UK driving licence, and have permanent use of a private motor vehicle, covered by business insurance, to travel to different locations.
Having a flexible approach to working hours, willing to react to duty changes at short notice to meet operational needs
Achieving and maintaining SC and MV vetting.
Keeping abreast with continued developments in both digital forensic arena and other technology advancements and to maintain continued professional development (CPD).

The closing date for applications is Sunday 10th September 2017 at 23.55.

For further information regarding the role, please apply.

Applications must be submitted on the online application form by using the Apply button on the vacancy page.

Leicestershire Police is currently implementing the Hay Group Job Evaluation scheme for all police staff roles where Leicestershire is the employer. Therefore the advertised grade on the role may be subject to change. This is likely to be completed by December 2017 and if there are any changes to the grade they will take effect from this date.

EMSOU is committed to the principles of Equality, Fairness and Diversity, and we welcome applications from all sections of the region in our efforts to recruit a diverse and flexible workforce that reflects the region we serve.

To view this position in more detail and to apply please click here or follow the link below


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