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West Midlands Police Vacancies – Digital Investigations

Website West Midlands Police

Job Description:

Across the Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) network, we have specialist officers and staff dedicated to stopping those who seek to do us harm. We work closely with partners and with the Crown Prosecution Service to put compelling evidence before the courts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identifying new methods and techniques to be included in the scope of accreditation.
  • Carrying out root cause and risk analysis, formulating corrective/preventive actions, ensuring actions are completed within agreed timescales.
  • Ownership of supervision and daily management of technical accreditation requirements.
  • Tasking of Digital Investigation Technical Officers with a key emphasis on demonstrating positive guidance and leadership.
  • Monitoring performance and conducting Performance Development Reviews of staff based on technical competence.
  • Assisting with the development and drafting technical procedures.
  • Supporting competency and training of staff through the Quality Management System, acting as Quality Representative for the team.
  • Supporting team internal audits ensuring they are completed and submitted to the Quality Manager in a timely manner.
  • Appraising working methods to ensure best value and keeping abreast of the constant development of technology and case law.
  • Preparing findings and reports upon completion of Digital Investigations/Forensic processes.
  • Understanding and following Digital Forensic good practice methodologies.
  • Undertaking forensic acquisition, examination, analysis and investigation of evidence from a variety of digital devices used in the commission, preparation or instigation of criminal offences.

Job Requirements:

  • Passed an accredited training course relevant to Digital Forensic examination of computer and/or mobile device based evidence.
  • Degree in a digital forensics related subject.
  • Understanding of Digital forensics software tools.
  • Knowledge and experience in performing Digital Forensic examinations and the impact they have on investigations.
  • Attended and passed ISO 17025 Technical Managers Course.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Passed professional training in technical management and/or auditing for ISO.
  • Proven experience of dismantling and examining digital devices methodically and precisely with an aptitude for problem solving, supporting validations methods.
  • Prior experience of working with Windows, Apple Mac OS and/or mobile operating systems (iOS/Android).
  • Working knowledge of frontline Self Service Kiosks and other frontline digital forensics tooling.
  • Be conversant with the ISO 17020 & 17025, ILAC G19, FSR Codes of Practice & Conduct quality standards and ACPO Principles of Digital Evidence.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Full, clean, UK driving licence.

Job Details:

Company: West Midlands Police

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: West Midlands, England

Application Deadline: N/A

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