Digital Forensic Investigator

iO Associates - UK/EU

  • Full Time

IO Associates has partnered with a client that is leading nationwide provider of cyber security services, digital forensics and eDiscovery. The client provides services to all business sectors, including law firms, insurance providers and law enforcement agencies.

The role will require carrying out digital forensic casework within the Criminal or Corporate arenas and be able to demonstrate time management, flexibility, commitment and integrity.

Job Title: Digital Forensic Investigator
Salary: £30,000 – £50,000 per annum.
Location: North Manchester,Manchester
Interview Stage: 2 Stage Process.

Roles & Responsibilities:-

  • Conduct forensically sound acquisitions, analysis and examinations of computer systems and mobile devices and associated media, either on-site or in the lab, ensuring continuity of all exhibits and maintaining integrity throughout.
  • Secure and retrieve data from computer systems in accordance with ACPO guidelines, utilising proprietary and bespoke software, in order to preserve evidence gathered during the course of investigations.
  • Assist with the maintenance of IS0 9001, ISO 27001, ISO 17025 and FSR Codes.
  • Prepare detailed reports, statements and exhibits to a standard suitable for use in criminal or civil court in support of these investigations.
  • To develop experience and detailed technical knowledge of current technology and the wide variety of tools and techniques used to assist in the acquisition and analysis of evidence and the identification and recovery of data.
  • Work with Digital Forensics Manager to determine the best forensic analysis strategy required.

Skills and Experience:-

  • At least 5 years of experience in undertaking digital forensic analysis of computers and mobile devices for Criminal or Corporate cases.
  • Educated to degree level or with equivalent work-related experience.
  • You must have expert level with main stream forensic software and will ideally have undertaken training to expert level (at least) in one or all of the following, EnCase, FTK, X-Ways, NUIX, Magnet Axiom, Cellebrite UFED and MSAB XRY.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels, adapting the style of communication to meet the needs of the audience.
  • Ability to remain calm and controlled and maintain good performance within a mission-critical service area.
  • Ability to work in a multi-discipline team responsible for providing Forensic Services.
  • Ability to absorb, understand and apply new Forensic Science Regulatory requirements


  • Flexible Working
  • Company pension scheme (3% employer contribution)
  • 24 Days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Annual holiday loyalty bonus (increasing to 30 days after 3 years)
  • Extra days holiday for your birthday
  • MediCash Cashplan
  • Life Insurance (Death in Service)
  • Annual Media Subscriptions (from a choice of Netflix HD, Amazon Prime, Spotify, Magazine sub, etc)

*PS: The Company can’t provide any sponsorship, so only candidates with the existing right to work in the UK will be considered for this role.

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