Principal Digital Forensic Analyst

Full Time
Nuneaton, Warwickshire UK
Posted 3 months ago

Salary: £40K – £45K P/A

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time

Reporting to: Managing Director Designate


About IntaForensics

IntaForensics provides independent national expert witness, computer forensics, mobile phone forensics to the legal sector, police forces, local authorities, and commercial organisations.  The organisation also provides Cyber Security consultancy and Incident Response services to a wide variety of customers and maintains specialist teams to deliver a range of cyber security services.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced and confident Senior Computer Forensic Analyst seeking to progress their career in laboratory management with a thriving market leading business. With a proven background of delivering high-quality forensic analysis, you will effectively manage your time and that of others to ensure that all casework is completed within required time frames. You will inspire, lead and motivate members of your team to provide an unparalleled laboratory service. You will also have demonstrable experience of operating in an ISO 17025 environment. It is envisaged that your time will be split 75/25 with 25% of your time spent managing and mentoring team members and the remainder of time on allocated casework.


The Location

The role will be based at our office in Nuneaton, Warwickshire (CV10 7RJ).


Key Responsibilities:

  • Case management and forensic analysis of computer and mobile devices
  • Securing and preservation of digital evidence
  • Procedural and documentation development
  • Contribute to achieving and maintaining quality standards whilst ensuring that the company’s quality procedures ISO 17025 and 9001 are robustly adhered to
  • Ensuring that the company’s IT security procedures ISO 27001 are robustly adhered to
  • Mentoring junior members of staff
  • To plan and coordinate training courses for analysts on laboratory procedures and the collection, identification, and presentation of digital evidence
  • To plan and administer a program of professional development for laboratory staff to ensure that methods and procedures are current and appropriate
  • To plan and manage the activities of laboratory staff to facilitate attainment of laboratory goals and ensure consistent application of laboratory policies, procedures, and guidelines by adopting priorities, assigning, and adjusting work, assessing the need for and managing the training of analysts
  • To supervise graduate, junior and senior forensic analysts in achieving established work objectives and effective allocation of human resources by selecting staff affirmatively, assigning, training, scheduling, managing, and evaluating work performance, recommending achievement awards, and managing poor performance issues
  • To manage research conducted by analysts to improve or increase the capabilities of laboratory analytical procedures for the identification or comparison of physical evidence by assigning projects and evaluating current laboratory and staff capabilities and reviewing scientific literature



  • Excellent understanding of IT Technology
  • At least 5 years criminal and/or commercial casework experience
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Fully conversant with the digital forensic process and current ACPO Guidelines
  • Adhere to and be fully conversant with the FSR’s Codes of Practice and Conduct
  • Advanced ability in using forensic tools including EnCase, Griffeye, IEF, Axiom, FTK, Nuix and X-Ways
  • Accurate and precise
  • A full and clean UK driving license
  • Unimpeachable integrity

IntaForensics will in turn give the successful candidate the following:

  • Full training in the evidential analysis of electronic media
  • Opportunity to enter the digital forensics community with a professional market leader
  • Flexible working hours
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Grade 2 corporate benefits package upon successful completion of probationary period (usually 6 months) including Pension Scheme, Group Medical Insurance (excluding dental),
  • Critical Illness Cover, Life Insurance and Optical Benefit

Security Clearance:

Due to the nature of the role and our work, applicants will be required to be DBS checked and also NPPV-3, SC Cleared, National Crime Agency and Metropolitan Police security vetted, therefore all applicants must be currently and permanently resident in the UK and have been continuously for at least 5 years.

Job Features

Job CategoryDigital Forensics, Senior Technical Roles

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