Employment Opportunity

Digital Forensic Analyst

West Virginia State Police, Huntington, West Virginia

Salary: $36,779-$68,041 per year

Final Filing Date: September 1, 2020

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


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


Minimum Qualifications
  • Training: 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.
Special Requirements:
  • A successful background check.

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Posted: June 5, 2020

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