Investigator (Hi-Tech Crime)

Police Headquarters
£21,999 to £31,938
Full Time

We are currently inviting applications to work within the Hi-Tech Crime Unit based at Police Headquarters. This is an exciting opportunity to undertake data recovery and provide evidentially sound technical support to the investigation of computer related crime and crimes where computers have been used in order to assist in the commission of the crime and to undertake Network Investigations as a member of the Hi Tech Crime Unit.

The post-holder will be responsible for extracting, analysing and reporting upon complex digital data for the purpose of assisting in criminal investigations, including indecent images of children. The role will also include providing advice and support to operational colleagues on computer forensics and emerging technologies and providing scientific technical evidence and attend court. Crime scene attendance for the purpose of triaging devices, assisting investigators with interviews, file presentation, attending case conferences, meetings and workshops will also form part of the role requirement.

The successful candidate will have excellent IT and communication skills, along with previous investigative experience. A degree in Forensic Computing or equivalent experience would be desirable but full training will be provided. There is an expectation that any post holder will undertake all required training as set out in the Career Progression Plan.  In addition, due to the significant training involved with this post there is a requirement to repay, in part, training costs if the post holder leaves within a defined period of time. 

Applications for this post will close at 9.00am on Tuesday 8th August 2017.

This opportunity is closed to applications.