SYP - Digital Forensic Analyst

Churchill Way
£20,874 - £ 27,519

Role: Digital Forensic Analyst

Department: SCS

Location: Churchill Way

Term: Permanent

Band: C/D

Salary: £20,874 - £ 27,519

Hours per week: 37 Hours per Week


See attachments for Summary of Main Duties & Person Specification

Due to internal development, opportunities have arisen to join South Yorkshire Police’s Digital Forensics Unit.

The Digital Forensics Unit are involved in investigating all types of crime, supporting Force wide Districts and departments.  Under the guidance of 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.

You will work closely with the other members of the department to ensure across the department and assist officers in the creation of Digital Media Investigation strategies.

An excellent programme of continuous professional development is offered.

For further information about this post please, contact Amanda Langley on Tel No. 0114 2963880   Please do not contact this number for an application form.

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.

Applicants must meet the minimum checkable history criteria, which must be taken into account for all individuals applying to work with South Yorkshire Police in any capacity.  A minimum checkable history period of 3 Years has been identified for this role and successfully undergoing recruitment vetting procedure is a pre-requisite of employment with South Yorkshire Police.

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


Closing date: Sunday 24th June 2018


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This opportunity is closed to applications.