E Forensic Investigator (Winsford)
We are currently recruiting an E Forensic Investigator based in Winsford on a 4 months ongoing contract.
• To conduct intelligence lead investigations on computer and storage media exhibits, and provide evidence for case officers in a manner acceptable to the courts
• Use software and investigative techniques and with minimum supervision, conduct investigations and interpret data in relation to network and computer-based criminal activity, specialising in computer investigation, and provide evidence for offences that arise from use of computer equipment, CCTV, mobile phones and internet.
• Consult with and advise officers and staff on best practice for investigation techniques and findings and also with staff of partner agencies, including barristers and the courts in order to ensure presentation of evidence is in compliance with policy and procedure within the police and criminal justice system and acceptable to the courts.
• Provide expert evidence by explaining the data and points proven from a computer-based investigation, including meaning, any offences, and opinion of how offences have been committed and provenance of data. Ensuring that through effective communication with legal representative and defence experts offenders are brought effectively to justice.
Candidates will be required to be qualified and an EnCE (EnCase Certified Examiner). They must also be able to demonstrate significant use of EnCase Software, have significant experience of conducting computer-based investigations to a standard that is sufficient to prove a prosecution case in a court of law, and be able to draw upon their previous court case(s), or demonstrate investigative case work.
There are also specific skills and knowledge required for this role including:
• Possess an expert knowledge of computers and operating systems with an in depth knowledge of peripheral devices such as CD’s DVD’s USB devices and their digital architecture, also CCTV systems, Mobile Phones, and the Internet.
• Possess an in-depth understanding of the criminal justice system and legal evidential issues in relation to crime investigation, in particular laws of evidence admissibility and disclosure.
• Possess a good understanding of The Computer Misuse act, Sexual Offences Act and Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) legislation.
Working knowledge of scripting and computer programming.
To find out more contact Lloyd at Peel Solutions.