SYP - Senior Digital Forensic Analyst

Sheffield, Churchill Way
£28,428 - £32,778

Role: Senior Digital Forensic Analyst

Department: SCS

Location: Churchill Way, Sheffield

Term: Permanent

Band:  E

Salary: £28,428 - £32,778

Hours per Week: 37 Hours                         


See attachments for Summary of Main Duties & Person Specification,

We have a vacancy for a Senior Digital Forensic Analysts based within South Yorkshire Police.   

As a Senior Digital Forensic Analyst, you will use forensic techniques and tools to identify and acquire evidence and intelligence held on digital devices. You will analyse data using appropriate forensic techniques and produce streamlined forensic reports for use in court. Additionally, you will provide advice and technical support to operational officers during proactive operations, investigations and warrants.

You will be expected to work within a forensic environment that adheres to ISO 17025 standards, working to technical procedures and quality management procedures. This includes taking on roles or functions, which are essential for the accreditation process and maintenance of accreditation thereafter.

You will provide supervisory support to the Digital Forensic Analysts, including staff management and mentoring.

You will develop and maintain expert, up to date technical knowledge of both general and digital forensic procedures. Keeping abreast of developments within the industry in order to secure the success of future investigations and to develop the unit.

You will be expected to brief senior staff and represent the Force on matters relating to digital forensics.

To be considered you will need the OCF Level 6(degree) in a relevant qualification or equivalent industry training and have an awareness and knowledge of ISO standards and how they will affect the digital forensics unit.

For the essential criteria for this role please refer to the Person Specification, the breakdown for the role responsibilities can be found on the Summary of Main Duties.

For further information about this post please, contact Amanda Langley on 0114 2963880.  Please do not contact this number for an application form.

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Closing dates are not normally extended, other than in exceptional circumstances and an agreement is made with the Senior HR Officer, HR Shared Services and the Line Manager for the role.

Closing date: Sunday 3rd June 2018


This opportunity is closed to applications.