Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 4:41 am
Bedfordshire Police Force
Closing date: 26th November 2017
Salary: £29,307.00 - £35,451.00
Hours of work: Full-time
Applications are invited from motivated, enthusiastic hardworking individuals for the post of Digital Forensic Examiner, based at Headquarters in Kempston within the Digital Forensics Unit.
Bedfordshire Police is a forward thinking force which has invested in its team of digital forensic examiners over the last few years. Bedfordshire provides technical support at a local and regional level, contributing resources to tackling the increasing threat of cyber and digitally supported criminality.
As a Digital Forensic Examiner you will be managing and examining technically complex cases which could involve high risk of threat or harm. This includes the initial forensic extraction of digital data and combining specialist software with your own analytical skills to establish a user’s activity. Beyond this, investigators will need your advice and support in the handling, recovery and preservation of digital evidence. You will produce technical and well structured reports to present during court proceedings.
It is desirable that applicants will hold a relevant computing degree, preferably with an insight to computer forensics, any industry related digital forensics qualifications or certifications, and experience of at least 2 years of working within the digital forensics environment.
All applicants should be able to evidence and demonstrate experience and knowledge in using and understanding the workings of different operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Mac and Linux.
The successful candidate might also evidence qualifications and experience in the use of forensic tools such as EnCase, FTK, Internet Evidence Finder and Mobile forensic tools such as XRY and Cellebrite UFED.
Selection will be by paper-sift and interview, both based on the skill categories, essential and desirable criteria.
If you are interested in applying for the advertised role please ensure you read the attached information, including role profile, context sheet (if applicable) and recruitment information for applicants.
For the purposes of the application you will be expected to provide evidence against the three personal qualities below and the entry requirements::
* We deliver, Support and Inspire
* We are innovative and Open Minded
* We analyse Critically
There is a word count limit of 500 words per section.
If you are shortlisted for interview you will be expected to evidence against all personal qualities and the entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.
Further information on the post can be obtained from Sean Doyle via sean.doyle @ cambs.pnn.police.uk
**Please note, this vacancy is open to Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Hertfordshire employees however, if you are on a Cambridgeshire or Hertfordshire contract you will need to resign from your home force Terms & Conditions and join Bedfordshire Police**