10 Aug, 2020

Junior Multimedia Forensics Examiner

  • Verden Forensics
  • Birmingham, UK
Full time Junior Analyst

Job Description

Hours: 40 per week

Salary: Subject to negotiation based on experience

Job Summary

The role primarily involves assisting in activities relating to digital multimedia for use within the Criminal Justice System within a small forensic laboratory based in Birmingham.

Ideal Candidate

The position is ideal for an individual with a background in digital image and video technology, such as video editing or production, with demonstratable skills in the latest techniques.

Strong organisational and communication skills are of paramount importance, as is an unwavering attention to detail.

A degree of autonomy is expected, as is the creation and development of new methods to aid in improving and refining processes where possible.

No previous experience within the forensics sector is required as training can be provided in relation to such.

Role & Responsibilities

This is a multi-faceted role, covering a range of tasks. Expected responsibilities include:

  • Exhibit handling;
  • Imagery conversion;
  • Creation of video presentations;
  • Providing Peer Review of other examiners casework;
  • Maintaining standards in relation to ISO 17025.

Opportunities for progression to the enhancement and analysis of imagery would be expected once competency in more fundamental tasks has been demonstrated.

This role does involve dealing with imagery of a sensitive and disturbing nature, so this should be considered prior to application.

Essential Criteria

Candidates are expected to have a minimum 2:1 degree in a field related to digital imagery, a passion for the subject, and an understanding of the key concepts and technicalities of such. A level of proficiency using digital video editing software must also be demonstrated.

The role is subject to the ability to obtaining a Security Clearance.

Desirable Criteria

Experience in 3D modelling and motion graphics, additional qualifications in the field, fluency in a coding language, and published scientific research are desired, but not essential.

Please email CV’s with a covering letter to contact@verdenforensics.com with the subject line ‘Application’.