Counter Terrorism Unit - Digital Forensic Officer

180000II Requisition #
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Essential criteria:

·  A thorough working knowledge and expertise of common operating systems, applications, basic network technologies and internet technologies.

·  Degree in computer science/forensic computing studies or equivalent qualification in digital forensics and/or significant proven relevant experience/training in these fields.

·  Ability to pass the core courses in relation to the recovery and analysis of digital evidence, as specified by ACPO.

·  Formal training and have practical experience of using digital forensic software which MUST include:

-   EnCase Forensic and/or FTK.

-   XRY and/or Cellebrite mobile phone forensics software.

·  Experience in preparing complex digital forensics reports and statements of evidence.

·  Thorough knowledge of ACPO guidelines on computer evidence.

  • Full Driving Licence.
  • Ability to work independently and undertake research.
  • Evidence of excellent standards of customer service.
  • An aptitude for problem solving in a methodical and orderly manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure, make critical decisions and work to tight schedules and deadlines.

Desirable criteria:

·  Awareness of criminal law and procedures relevant to the role e.g. CPIA, PACE,RIPA, Human rights Act, Data Protections, Terrorism Act.

·  Working knowledge of other computer platforms and operating systems e.g. Mac OS, Linux.

·  Experience of dealing with CPS, Counsel and the Criminal Courts in matters relating to computer based evidence.

·  To have passed an accredited NPIA training course concerning computer based evidence.

·  Be trained in the fundamental skills required to maintain and administer server systems.

  • Ability to support the forensic retrieval of CCTV from systems that are complex and require a higher degree of technical expertise to extract the data.
  • To have passed Police driving assessments for category of vehicle used in unit.
  • Understand, follow and actively promote Digital Forensic good practice methodologies (ISO17025 standard and ACPO Principles of Digital Evidence) to examine computers, mobile phones and other digital devices.

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