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Technical Investigator
Police Skills

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Job Reference: VH-POJ-180427-03

Salary: £26500

Benefits: N/A

Location: Cheshire

Role/Type: Permanent/Full Time

Required Skills/Qualifications: N/A

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Technical Investigator  

Red Snapper Recruitments police skills division are currently recruiting for a technical investigator who will be responsible for investigating data protection breach cases including those where the breaches occurred due to a technical failing or technology-related organisational failing. As well as carrying a personal investigation caseload, post holders have a role in supporting the identification of new and emerging threats to data security in the technology arena and providing technical expertise to colleagues across the Enforcement department.

Key outcomes:

  • A detailed awareness of new and emerging threats to data security in the technology arena;
  • Investigative skills or a willingness to adapt quickly to learn and apply these;
  • Good intellectual ability and a knowledge of information rights, and in particular privacy legislation;  
  • Strong customer service and communication skills (both verbal and written);
  • Ability to provide expert technical advice, with specific reference to offensive and defensive cyber security;
  • Ability to respond swiftly and flexibly to live data incidents in order to provide investigative skills and support;
  • A degree or relevant professional qualification (computer science or related subject would be preferable but not essential) or relevant work experience demonstrating graduate level ability;
  • Good understanding of information security (e.g. system administration or IT security, digital evidence investigation or analysis, IT security incident investigation);
  • Ability to deal with a complex and demanding workload;
  • Ability to travel to meetings and events in the UK and overseas (possibly outside office hours)

Rate: (£26,500 pa)

Full time - 37 hours per week

Location: Cheshire