CMA1180 Senior Digital Forensics Officer

Competition & Markets Authority

Closing date: 2 Sep 2019

Reference number

7483

Salary

£40,242 - £44,625

Grade

Senior Executive Officer

Contract type

Permanent

Business area

Other, Digital Forensics and Intelligence Services

Type of role

Analytical
Digital
Intelligence
Investigation

Working pattern

Flexible working, Full-time

Number of posts

2

Location

Canary Wharf

About the job

Summary

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) presents an influential opportunity for a skilled Digital Forensic professional 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.

Job description

We are looking for two Senior Digital Forensics Officers to bring their expertise to the investigation, collation, processing and analysis of digital material to support the work carried out by the CMA. The role requires you to deliver a comprehensive, professional and proactive invtestigative service where you will undertake a variety of digital forensics and eDiscovery tasks in the collection and analysis of electronic evidence. This is also a leadership position, where you will be responsible for managing, coaching and guiding less experienced Digital Forensics Officers, overseeing the day-to-day delivery of their work and contributions to the wider team.

Responsibilities

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 using knowledge and evidence to make effective decisions within the Digital Forensic strand of large investigations; specifically in collecting electronically stored information and facilitating evidential review.
• Demonstrable competence in the use of Digital Forensic acquisition, analysis and review tools, in particular; Cellebrite, FTK Imager, MacQuisition, X-Ways and Nuix to produce quality evidence in a timely and efficient manner.
• Experience of working within, or on behalf of, a law enforcement or regulatory agency Digital Forensic team; specifically acting as the digital forensics lead in a dawn raid or similar site inspection.
• An excellent understanding of the FSR requirements for Digital Forensics; specifically how they relate to the production of quality evidential products and services within the ISO 17025:2017 framework.
• Experience of line and/or work management responsibilities within a team delivering digital forensic casework.

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.

Behaviours

We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Managing a Quality Service
  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Working Together
  • Developing Self and Others
  • Delivering at Pace

Technical skills

We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

  • Demonstrable competence in the use of Digital Forensic acquisition, analysis and review tools, in particular; Cellebrite, FTK Imager, MacQuisition, X-Ways and Nuix to produce quality evidence in a timely and efficient manner.
  • An excellent understanding of the FSR requirements for Digital Forensics; specifically how they relate to the production of quality evidential products and services within the ISO 17025:2017 framework.

Benefits

Benefits

All CMA employees enjoy the following benefits package:
- An excellent pension scheme
• 25 days leave (increasing to 30 days over five years)
• Favourable consideration of flexible working
• Generous maternity/paternity leave provision
• Interest-free season ticket loans
• Cycle to work scheme and our employee assistance programme.

Things you need to know

Security

Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles, and will assess your Behaviours, Strengths, Experience and Technical skills.
The selection process will comprise of a sift (shortlist) followed by panel interview. Candidates shortlisted to interview will be required to complete an assessment on the day of interview.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Apply and further information

Contact point for applicants

Job contact :
Name :  CMA Recruitment Team
Email :  recruitment@cma.gov.uk
Telephone :  02037386808
 
Recruitment team :
Email :  recruitment@cma.gov.uk

Further information

If your application has not been treated in accordance with the Recruitment Principles and you wish to make a complaint, you should contact Recruitment@cma.gov.uk in the first instance. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive you can contact the Civil Service Commission http://civilservicecommission.independent.gov.uk.

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