Digital Forensics Officer
The Competition and Markets Authority
£31990 - £36439
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Are you interested in developing and furthering a career within the field of digital forensics? If so, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) presents an exciting opportunity to work across varied and complex investigations of national importance.
The CMA is the UK's world-leading government body established to make sure competition works in consumers' favour and businesses treat their customers fairly. Be it taking enforcement action against drug firms accused of over-charging the NHS, investigating online ticket resale platforms over concerns they don't give customers all the information they should or carrying out a major study into the care homes industry, what we do really matters and makes a difference to people's lives.
We are looking for a Digital Forensics Officer to join our Enforcement Directorate to deliver a proactive and comprehensive investigative service. Reporting to a Senior Digital Forensics Officer, you will undertake a variety of digital forensics and eDiscovery tasks to support the aim of the CMA in the collection, processing and analysis of electronic evidence. This will include forensically analysing data collected from seized media (computers, labtops, mobiles, portable media etc.) and from internet and cloud based sources, in order to develop and present high quality and robust investigation reports.
To be successful for interview you must be able to provide evidence and examples of the following essential criteria within your online application:
Experience of carrying out research and analyses to support cases.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience of dealing with internal and external stakeholders to provide a high-quality service.
Computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications such as Word for report writing, Outlook for email communications, Excel for data management, PowerPoint for presentations and SharePoint for work collaboration.
Knowledge of Android, Apple and Windows operating systems and how to extract data from them in a forensically sound manner.
Some experience of understanding and implementing the Forensic Science Regulator's requirements as they relate to Digital Forensics and the importance of adhering to policy and procedures.
In return, the CMA offers you a rewarding, stimulating and inclusive place to work. We champion a culture that respects your work-life balance, provide training tailored to maximise your potential, and offer genuine opportunities for career progression.
To find out more about this opportunity and about working for the CMA, please click on the APPLY button.
Closing date for applications: 11:55pm on Monday, 2 September 2019.
The CMA is an accredited Disability Confident Employer and are Stonewall Diversity Champions. As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds and recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.