10 Feb, 2023

Data Forensic Technician

  • South West Forensics
  • Devizes, UK
Full time Junior Analyst

Job Description

• To provide efficient and effective technical support to Data Forensics and ensure compliance with Force policies and procedures.

• To effectively monitor and manage the receipt and return of Digital Forensic submissions (computers, phones other data/image mediums) maintaining administrative systems to ensure their integrity and continuity of evidence.

• Evaluate and triage submissions against offence, risk, proportionality to the investigation and procurement cost to the Force.

• To assist in the forensic examination of exhibits and data held within. Log media submitted, create electronic files for floppy and disc images. Examine CD and DVD evidence and make recommendations.

• To undertake the examination of all removable media received in the unit and to assist with digital evidence recovery of computers in terms of initial acquisition.

• Manage all material in accordance with the Criminal Procedures and Investigation Act 1996 (CPIA) concerning the destruction and storage of all Regional Force images.

• To act in the capacity of receptionist for visitors to the unit, including dealing with access control and maintaining the unit’s appointments calendar.

• To monitor storage levels within the Unit and manage the supply of laptops and equipment etc.

• Liaise with specialist companies for the acquisition of software and hardware equipment and specialist training providers.

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