14 Jun, 2024

Senior Digital Forensics Examiner

  • Carney Forensics
  • Hybrid (Minnesota)
Temporary/Contract Mobile Specialist

Job Description

Position Overview:

We seek a highly skilled and experienced Senior Digital Forensics Examiner to join our professional services team. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in digital forensics and be able to conduct comprehensive examinations of digital devices, collect and analyze online cloud accounts, identify, isolate, and filter evidence, and provide expert witness testimony in compelling written form and in the courtroom.


  • Conduct thorough forensic examinations of digital devices, including computers, mobile phones, online cloud accounts, and storage media.
  • Employ industry-standard forensic tools and methods to acquire, preserve, analyze, and produce digital evidence.
  • Extract and interpret data from various sources, including physical images, file systems, databases, and Internet activity.
  • Document findings and prepare detailed reports and demonstrative exhibits summarizing forensic analysis results.
  • Provide expert testimony in legal proceedings, presenting complex technical information clearly and understandably.
  • Collaborate with clients, attorneys, and paralegals to support civil and criminal litigation investigations.
  • Stay current with developments in digital forensics technology, tools, and methods.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Digital Forensics, Information Technology, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in digital forensics or cybersecurity fields, with a proven track record of conducting complex forensic examinations.
  • Strong knowledge of computer systems, networks, and operating systems.
  • Proficiency in using forensic tools such as Cellebrite UFED, Magnet Forensics AXIOM, Oxygen Forensic Detective, Elcomsoft iOS Forensic Toolkit, OpenText EnCase, AccessData FTK, and open-source tools.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey technical information to non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Professional certifications such as Cellebrite’s CCME, Magnet’s MCFE, Oxygen’s OFC, OpenText’s EnCE, and AccessData’s ACE are highly desirable. Certifications such as the CFCE, CCE, or CISSP, as well as those from SANS and GIAC, are also desirable.

Expert Witness Experience:

The successful candidate will have several years experience providing written expert testimony and numerous depositions and courtroom trials in state and federal courts in the U.S. They should be familiar with the rules of evidence and effectively communicate complex technical concepts to judges, juries, and attorneys.

If you are a skilled digital forensics expert looking for an exciting opportunity to join a leading firm, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your CV and cover letter detailing your passion for digital forensics, your qualifications and relevant experience. Part-time contract opportunities are available.  We look forward to hearing from you!