Digital Forensic Specialist

MASS requires a Digital Forensic Specialist with mobile device examination experience and hardware skills to reduce the backlog and maintain a business as usual approach on a managed service contract based in London. 

We are looking for individuals with knowledge and understanding of communication devices and systems at a technical level with experience in a relevant coding/scripting language, e.g., Python and Java. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake digital forensic examinations including research into novel methods for the extraction and analysis of data from digital electronic devices.
  • Manage workloads
  • Work in partnership with our Customer Directorate and Managers to develop and deliver change
  • Attend court as a technical witness and be able to offer expert evidence where appropriate
  • Work individually and within a team to meet organisational objectives 
  • Collate and provide management information 
  • Ensure compliance with quality management systems, working to ISO 17025 standards 
  • Comply with all health and safety obligations
  • To work within the Directorate’s Quality Management System and actively participate in the continuous improvement of the system by engaging in audits, competence tests, reporting non-conformances, etc and suggesting changes to improve the system.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience using the equipment/tools used to recover, analyse and process digital data
  • A technical understanding of modern operating systems, commonly used computing/communications devices and forensic analysis techniques
  • Understanding of rules regarding evidence gathering and its presentation at court
  • Working knowledge of relevant legal issues (CPIA, PACE and Human Rights Act etc.)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to systematically undertake research and development projects
  • A degree in a relevant technical discipline and/or significant relevant experience:

You will be required to hold or be prepared to undergo, UK security clearance + NPPV3

This is a 12 month fixed term contract.

MASS is an equal opportunities employer


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