Graduate or Experienced IT Forensic Analyst

 Graduate or Experienced IT Forensic Analyst



Job Reference: 14722

£25000 - £29999 per annum


Graduate or Experienced IT Forensic Analyst (Social Media & Internet).






Our client is a leading regional & established legal firm with a superb reputation. While established they are forward looking firm & the senior partners offer a stimulating environment where good ideas are prized & rewarded.



You will join the new Social Media & Internet Law Legal team whose principal function is to provide comprehensive commercial legal advice to the private individuals & wider business, ensuring the delivery of efficient, effective & commercially minded legal solutions surrounding all things social media and internet law.



Because this is a new department it will allow you to stand out & adviseon technical matters from the outset.You will work alongside an experienced & motivated team.



Role / Duties



Working as the IT technical forensic back-up to the department to interrogate, report provide expert advice including presenting findings to court to support cases.



This role will suit either a recent graduate, someone looking to move into IT Forensic Analysis from IT support or someone working in this capacity already. Training will be provided if needed should you not have Forensics experience already.



Duties & tasks to be performed include, but are not limited to:



Event analysis & triage (gathering information, deriving conclusions, driving mitigations)


Incident handling (guiding customers, directing resources through response)


Forensic analysis (analysis of incidents)


Preparing Documentation for court


Maintaining IT technical proficiency in the use of tools, techniques & countermeasures.


Maintaining professional knowledge of trends in IT, computer & network vulnerabilities & exploits



Using forensic methods & specialist computer programs to:



Find, recover & copy data from disks that may have been hidden, encrypted or damaged


reveal digital images that have been altered to mask the identity of a place or person


analyse mobile phone records to trace devices to a particular location


follow electronic data trails to uncover links between individuals or groups


carefully document each stage of your investigation


present technical findings to clients


go to court to give evidence as a technical or expert witness.


office-based, but you’ll also meet with colleagues & other agencies working on a case.



Experience: (Training will be provided if a junior applicant).





Excellent IT skills (PC, Windows 10, Windows Server, Mobile etc.)


Creative approach to solving problems.


Attention to detail & a methodical approach to work.


Can spot trends & patterns in large amounts of data.


Ideally you will have a forensic computing qualification (or similar) from University or equivalent commercial experience & / or industry recognised IT forensic qualifications / certification.


Computer security concepts & best practices.


Understanding of Networking, system administration & security best practices.


Understanding of Windows / Unix/Linux operating systems.


Analysing & investigating Malware.


Conducting data analysis.






Graduate entry level: £23,000 - £25,000 subject to experience.


Experienced: £25,000 - £30,000 subject to experience.


Start: ASAP.


Location: Cornwall.


Career path & progression: With experience, you could progress to senior analyst or into a in a broader security consultancy role, acting as a cyber security consultant to companies & organisations.



Why should you apply?



Can have a great deal of involvement in building a department from scratch. Great location to offer superb work/life balance



For more information on this role please call Simon / Emily on 01566 776 888



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