Employment Opportunity


Digital Forensic Analyst

West Virginia State Police, Huntington, West Virginia

Salary: $36,779 – $68,041 per year

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

Under general supervision, the Digital Forensic Analyst performs the identification, collection, analysis and retention of digital evidence from criminal investigations.

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Duties:

  • The position may perform entry level technical tasks of installing, implementing and maintaining computers and software that have multiple applications.
  • The analyst may specialize in an area of technical expertise, such as data communications, hardware support, software support, forensic examinations and criminal investigations.
  • The analyst provides technical guidance and assistance to investigators to prevent data and equipment damage.
  • Additionally, the analyst provides training to law enforcement personnel on computer examination and investigative techniques.
  • The analyst provides courtroom testimony relating to casework performed.
  • Performs related work as required.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university.
  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience in digital forensics may be substituted for degree.
  • Training/Experience in digital forensics.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience creating forensic images and collecting data from mobile phones and computer hard drives, prior experience as a certified police officer, knowledge of investigative practices, and experience in investigations involving digital evidence and ability to effectively communicate in courtroom setting.

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How to apply: Apply online

Posted: September 24, 2019

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