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Digital Forensics Officer - Remote work from home/ Warrington

Red Snapper Group
Closing date
13 Dec 2021

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
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RSR Police are currently seeking a number of Digital Forensics Officer to work with the National Crime Agency. The role will be predominantly working from home however some travel to Warrington will be required (this will be paid for by the NCA). These roles are contract position, looking to start asap and will last for 9 months initially but are likely to be extended. This role will pay £17.56 per hour PAYE or £25 per hour Umbrella.

  • Ensure the integrity and continuity of items by correct handling, storage and documentation
  • Conduct laboratory based forensic acquisitions of digital media in order to obtain optimum intelligence/evidence, in line with relevant legislation and accreditation standards
  • Process digital media in preparation of investigative review
  • Provide specialist advice and guidance on a range of digital investigation opportunities
  • Examine digital media for intelligence gathering and evidential reporting
  • Witness statement and evidential report writing as a result of forensic acquisition and examination
  • Demonstrate and maintain a portfolio of technical competencies
  • Conduct case management, including operational or programme activity spreadsheets, case files and monthly reports
  • Work to Quality Management standards in order to achieve and maintain appropriate regulated standards
  • Provide support to core investigative functions including disclosure, exhibit handling/management, presentation of written and oral evidence
  • Attend crime scenes to preserve and acquire sources of digital evidence;
  • Ensure the quality, secure handling and dissemination of intelligence and evidential material; maintaining confidentiality, sensitivity and duty of care

  • Industry recognised Digital Forensics certification.
  • Minimum three years' experience working in a digital forensics discipline, ideally within Law Enforcement.
  • Proficient in the use of digital forensic tools for computer examinations, such as X-Ways, Nuix and Axiom
  • Minimum of 3 years' digital forensics experience
  • Proven experience of analysing information from a wide range of sources

  • A good understanding of relevant legislation (UK and international law) affecting Agency activity with a particular emphasis of legislation affecting digital evidence
  • Good knowledge of disclosure/exhibit procedures with a particular emphasis on search and seizure best practice of digital evidence
  • Understanding of ISO 17025 and the Forensic Science Regulator's Codes of Practice and Conduct

  • Report writing
  • Risk Management
  • Analytical/data interpretation skills
  • Drafting and presentation skills

If you would like to be considered for this position and have the relevant experience, then please apply within.

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