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Digital Senior Investigator - Teddington, London

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Digital Senior Investigator - Teddington, London

Post Posted: Feb 01, 19 16:22

The Role

To undertake operational tasks such as the analysis of a wide range of computer systems supplied for forensic examination. Produce written reports and statements relating to this work for possible presentation in court

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Provide written estimates to both the prosecution and defence for the forensic examination of digital equipment.
Develop examination strategies on a case-by-case basis in order to prepare outline summaries of proposed work programmes to agreed costs
Organise your own day to day casework activities in order to ensure that cases are carried out efficiently, to the required standards and cost, in accordance with good work practise and quality systems.
To work in accordance with best scientific and commercial practice to deliver, often complex, computer investigation related projects on time, within budget and to the appropriate quality
Attend customer premises to advise and assist in seizure of equipment and on site acquisitions
Oversee Research and Development work completed by other members of the team
Produce appropriate reports and delivery expert evidence on findings
Review of colleagues reports / statements to ensure quality and maintain standards
Handle exhibits in accordance with evidential rules and technological safeguards to ensure the integrity of each case
Buddy or mentor junior members of staff
Provide accurate and understandable briefing / customer presentations
Liaise with customers in order to keep them abreast with progression of their cases
Review and keep abreast of appropriate improvements in technology.
Consider areas for improvement in the role or processes that will have a positive impact on quality and effectiveness

Required Knowledge, Experience and Technical Skills

Experienced Computer and/or Phone Investigation
Educated to degree level or equivalent with recognised qualifications in computer science or computer forensic investigation.
Proven track record in forensic computer and/or phone forensic investigation. Demonstrating competence and expertise from initial imaging, analysis and giving evidence in Crown Court as an Expert.
Good working knowledge of a wide range of operating systems including Microsoft, Mac, Linux, experience of working with networks and also the various forensic software tools available
Experience of working in a forensic environment to the highest ethical standards
Good understanding of the UK legislation
Excellent report writing skills
Excellent knowledge of court procedure and etiquette of an expert witness, disclosure and continuity


Customer focus
Able to Communicate effectively with the team and other stakeholders
Proven ability of delivering results
Takes accountability for actions
Excellent organisational skills
Ability to manage and prioritise a challenging workload
Excellent attention to detail
High level of commercial awareness
A degree of flexibility

Due to the highly sensitive nature of the work, applicants should note that security clearance is required for this role.

To gain security clearance you must have three years continuous residency in the UK.

Criminal convictions may prevent you from gaining security clearance. This role may in addition require random alcohol/drug screening.

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