Seeking individuals who can conduct forensic examinations of digital related evidence using established policies, procedures, and precedent techniques. Examination can include, but is not limited to financial, terrorist, and sexually explicit material cases.
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Job Grade: 26
Total Openings: 1
Confers with the Supervisory Probation Officer about policies and procedures in relation to digital related evidence. Collects and prepares digital evidence for forensic examination. May be required to testify in legal proceedings as to the procedures and methods used to obtain data, as well as to the findings of the examination. Responsible for verification of forensics tools validation. Coordinates the maintenance, security and troubleshooting on all hardware and software for forensic tools. Identifies, diagnoses, and corrects errors and problems. Assists in developing new procedures and policies for the forensic lab. Prepare and maintain documentation and standard operating procedures and checklists for end users and other technicians. Provide day-to-day systems backups and verify the validity of data. Prepares internet capable devices for monitoring software installation and conducts installation of monitoring software. Conducts regular review of data captured through monitoring software as part of the district’s Computer and Internet Monitoring Program. Maintains contact with the forensic community for the purpose of keeping abreast of developments, techniques, and user programs. Recommend hardware, equipment, and software updates. Field work may also be required. Perform related duties, as assigned.
High school graduate or equivalent required and two years specialized experience. Specialized experience consists of progressively responsible clerical or administrative experience that is in, or closely related to, the work of the position and which has demonstrated the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the position’s duties successfully and involves the routine use of automated software and keyboarding for word processing, data entry and report generation. Thorough knowledge of the latest forensic examination information technology hardware and software tools and their design. Knowledge of telephone and wireless systems. Skilled with various digital technologies, including mobile phones, tablets, computers, digital storage devices, GPS, and gaming systems. Knowledge of digital intelligence/forensic platforms, specifically, Autopsy, Cellebrite, X1 Social Discovery, OsTriage and FTK Imager. Be able to perform basic routine disassembly of desktop and laptop computer, phones, and tablets. Ability to image digital equipment in a forensically sound manner. Able to document the steps of an examination and a detailed analysis of your findings.
All applicants considered for the position will be required to undergo a background investigation which includes an FBI fingerprint check, as the position involves handling of confidential or highly sensitive information. The selectee may be appointed provisionally, and retention will depend upon favorable suitability determination of the background investigation.