PS/1040/H A5 Digital Forensic Investigator - Digital Forensic Investigation Unit

Location: Headquarters, WGC, Herts
Role: Police Staff
Department: Serious and Orgainised Crime Group
Closing Date: 05-05-19
The Digital Forensic Investigation Unit (DFIU) is the Force's dedicated team responsible for the identification, forensic extraction and interpretation of intelligence and evidence from computers, mobiles, tablets and other digital devices in accordance with ACPO guidelines. Hertfordshire DFIU are accredited in accordance with the recognised International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 for their Quality Management System and Imaging Process (RSM).

***Please note that this advert is for current and projected vacancies***

Working mainly in a busy laboratory at Police HQ in Welwyn Garden City, the successful applicant will work with case investigators to identify critical information held on devices, and then use a range of technical skills to extract that data.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate an excellent in-depth knowledge of the different operating systems available on computers and mobile devices and have a passion for all things technical. They must also have a comprehensive knowledge of the different types of physical hardware and components that make up these devices as well as show an understanding of how the data is stored on them.

The role holder will be expected to give high quality written and oral technical evidence to be presented to officers, CPS and court as well as be able to explain complex, technical concepts in a manner a non-technical layperson could easily understand.

The successful applicant will have either an existing degree level or higher qualification in a relevant discipline such as computer science, or demonstrate a similar level of skills from vocational experience. Training will be provided to achieve the qualifications needed to undertake the duties of this post.

Most significant of all, candidates must be able to demonstrate a very strong aptitude for learning new techniques and complex software quickly and comprehensively, as well as demonstrating an eye for detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities.

For the purposes of the application you will be expected to provide evidence against the personal qualities below and the entry requirements:

We take ownership
We deliver, support and inspire
We analyse critically

There is a word count limit of 500 words per section.

For more information on the role please contact: DI BRIGGS on 07710 143550.

**All applications must be submitted through our online recruitment website by clicking the apply button below**

**Please note that this advert will be live to Redeployee's throughout the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. They will take priority over other candidates at any point during the recruitment process up until a final offer is produced and you will be notified if this happens.**

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