Digital Forensic Investigator

Police Headquarters
£22,221 to £32,259
Full Time
Permanent

North Yorkshire Police are currently inviting applications to work within the Digital Investigation and Intelligence department 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 Digital Forensic Investigator.

The successful candidate 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 person;
We are seeking motivated and dedicated individual
s with the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent IT skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to organise and prioritise
  • Previous investigative experience
  • A degree in Forensic Computing (or equivalent experience) would be essential

Full training will be provided, in order for suitable candidates to develop a successful career within this environment. 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. 

The Benefits
You’ll be welcomed into an organisation that cares about the well-being of its personnel, and actively supports people so they can perform to the best of their ability.
In addition, North Yorkshire Police offers a range of benefits including:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Support for further professional development
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Upbeat – Access to a fantastic range of exclusive discounts on well-known online and high street retailers
  • Unison is the recognised Trade union within NYP and there are also a number of other Inclusion and Diversity support networks.

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, then please submit an application before 9:00am on 16th August 2018

This opportunity is closed to applications.