Employment Opportunity

Digital Forensics Analyst

Houston Forensic Science Center, Houston, Texas

Salary: Not stated

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

The successful candidate will be responsible for forensic examinations of computer and cell phone evidence and/or forensic examination of audio and video evidence.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


The basic responsibilities of the analyst include but are not limited to:
  • Preserve and analyze data from electronic data sources, including computers, servers, and mobile devices, ensuring that the evidential integrity of the data is not compromised.
  • Specialized technical work in the clarification/enhancement, conversion, repair, and reconstruction of audio and video evidence.
  • Retrieval of evidence from analog and digital CCTV systems, both in lab and at off-site locations.
  • Report detailed findings in preparation for review by investigators, prosecutors, or legal counsel, explaining complex technical concepts to nontechnical people.
  • Conduct validation testing and performance verifications of various hardware/software tools.
  • Assess and troubleshoot a variety of technical issues.
  • Form and articulate expert opinions based on analysis and report findings.
  • Provide expert testimony in depositions, trials, and other proceedings.
  • Must be willing to be on-call to respond to calls after hours/weekends/holidays.


Experience and Skills:
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with analysis of digital and/or analog evidence is required.
  • Demonstrated expertise with clarification tools is also required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the examination and enhancement of digital evidence. An advanced degree may be considered as meeting partial experience requirements.
  • CCO/CCPA (Cellebrite), CFVT/CFVA (LEVA) and/or CFVE (IAI) certification is required.
  • CFCE, CCME, or GFCE certification is strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media Forensics, Computer Science, Forensic Science, or closely related field is required.
  • A graduate degree is strongly preferred.
  • Equivalent experience as a multimedia or digital forensic analyst may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Knowledge of ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation standards.
  • Demonstrated skill in oral and written communication.
  • Demonstrated skills in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing work assignments.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively handle conflict and uncertain situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with frequent interruptions and changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective communications and working relationships with fellow employees, internal customers, and external customers.
  • Ability to lift computers that can weigh up to 50 lbs.

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Posted: October 26, 2021

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