Employment Opportunity

Computer Forensic Specialist

Arkansas State Crime Laboratory, Little Rock

Salary: $37,332.00 - $62,616.00 per year

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

The Forensic Specialist is responsible for assisting in the physical analyses of computer materials, articles, and other trace evidence related to the investigation of a crime. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Conducts routine analysis of computer/Internet crime physical evidence utilizing computer equipment.
  • Interprets test results, in order to identify and classify computer files, and attempts to reconstruct computer files.
  • Receives formal and on-the-job training in forensic computer procedures, including the analysis, identification, and comparison of files, and interpretation of results.
  • Prepares reports of findings detailing analytical methods and techniques used to support conclusions for submission to supervisor and possible use in legal proceedings.
  • Prepares to testify in court by observing testimony of other forensic scientists.
  • Reviews technical literature and observes senior level forensic scientists conducting unfamiliar tests and analysis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, natural sciences, or related field.
  • Three years of experience in a computer/ internet crime investigations.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of computer science and computer file reconstruction.
  • Knowledge of specialized computer equipment and standards.
  • Ability to perform analysis using specialized computer equipment and standards.
  • Ability to write descriptive results of analysis and prepare and maintain reports.
  • Ability to present or communicate findings in legal or administrative hearings.

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How to apply: Apply online.

Posted: February 25, 2016

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