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Digital Forensic Investigator – Police Staff – Counter Terrorism Policing NE

Contract type – Full Time

Scale – Scale SO2

Information About The Role

West Yorkshire Police is looking to appoint a Counter Terrorism Digital Forensic Investigator.

We have an exciting opportunity working within the Counter Terrorism Policing Digital Investigations Team. We want someone who enjoys working as part of team, but also has the self-motivation to work independently. You will conduct digital forensic investigations of all digital devices to obtain evidence and intelligence in support of regional, national, and international Counter Terrorism Policing.

The role is generally suited to someone who has previous experience of working within Digital Forensics and/or have a strong background within the Computing Industry.

Is this you?

To be considered for the post, can you answer yes to the following questions?

• Do you possess a detailed knowledge and expertise of common operating systems, file systems and applications?
• Do you have a degree in Computing /Digital Forensics, or equivalent qualifications/ experience within digital forensics, or a strong background in the Computing Industry?
• Do you have a proven aptitude for problem solving in a methodical and logical manner?
• Do you have an ability to work under pressure, make critical decisions and operate to tight schedules and deadlines?
• Are you willing and able to travel for business purposes, regionally, nationally & internationally, possibly for extended periods?
• Are you willing and able to work unsociable hours, provide 24 hour cover if necessary and have the ability to change hours at short notice?

If you have answered yes to the above questions, then this role could be for you.

Now the official part: please note that the successful candidate will be subject to Enhanced level personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment. You must be a British citizen and eligible to hold a British passport to work in the CTPNE.

If you are still reading this, then you must be interested. For a full description of the role and the required skills and experience, please view the role profile.

For security reasons you should not discuss your application with anyone other than your immediate family.


Please see attached JD below.

CT Digital Forensic Investigator Role Profile

How to Apply

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