SFO Electronic Forensic Investigator - Auckland at Serious Fraud Office, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Electronic Forensic Investigator – Auckland
The Serious Fraud Office is a highly specialised government department responsible for the investigation and prosecution of serious or complex financial crime including bribery and corruption. We take pride in the work we do to keep New Zealand safe from financial crime.
The SFO has an outstanding opportunity to progress your career as an Electronic Forensic Investigator, or if you demonstrate the required skillset and experience you could be appointed as a Senior Electronic Forensic Investigator. We have one full-time permanent employee status role based in the Auckland CBD. Employed by the SFO, you will work for a consortium of government agencies primarily from New Zealand Customs' premises and investigate suspected crime that includes and goes beyond the SFO's financial crime scope.
In this role you will contribute to investigation cases by carrying out investigative work required for the detection and apprehension of offenders through the forensic examination of electronic evidence. You will identify, collect, and preserve digital evidence, and maintain and manage proper handling procedures regarding the protection, collection, and storage of physical and digital evidence. You will troubleshoot, repair, assemble, and disassemble digital devices to access evidence. You will perform forensic computer and digital evidence analysis and report your findings and testify in court on an as needed basis. You will be part of a cohesive team that sees a case from inception to closure and you will mentor, coach, and train less experienced colleagues, increasing their capability and confidence.
To be considered for this role you will currently hold a similar electronic forensics role, maybe with another government agency, and have attained qualifications in electronic forensics. You will have knowledge of broad criminal law constructs, thorough knowledge of general operating systems software and of computer hardware, expert knowledge of computer and mobile forensic software (i.e. EnCase, FTK, Cellebrite, Paladin, Axiom, MacQuisition, X-Ways, Forensic Explorer, Intella, and others), and advanced skill in social media and cloud investigations, and desktop, laptop, and mobile device forensic analysis. E-discovery systems experience, particularly Relativity, is beneficial. Importantly, you have ability to communicate using nontechnical language to explain complex technical subjects. A natural collaborator, you work effectively in a team environment. It is important that you hold a driver's license, as you may be required to drive in the course of your work.
This position is within the Forensic Services career path structure. Your demonstrated and required levels competency and desired behaviour will ultimately prepare you for career progression. The SFO offers the opportunity to work alongside and learn from some of the most qualified and experienced electronic forensic specialists in the country, if not the world. We invest in your on-going education and skills development through mentoring and by periodically offering the opportunity to attend seminars and conferences, nationally and sometimes internationally.
At the SFO we value a ‘growth mindset' and explore this attribute during our recruitment process and in our development discussions. We believe possessing a growth mindset is a key contributor to success in the SFO environment. We are a close knit, motivated team with a strong workplace culture. We recognise that diversity and inclusion is important to our work. We value the unique abilities and perspectives of our employees which allows us to continue to create a supportive environment that meets the needs of our people, our business, and the communities where we work. We are a flexible by default organisation. When our work allows, we have opportunity to work remotely a couple of days each week, and we have flexible start and finish times. We offer an additional week of annual leave that covers the three usual workdays between Christmas and New Year plus two days to use at our discretion. Additionally, we receive 20 sick leave days each year, with no initial standdown period, and we can accumulate a sick leave balance to a maximum of 260 days.
If you wish to apply for this role, please email a PDF version of your CV and cover letter (attachments titled ‘First Name Last Name – CV or Cover Letter') to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference HRC0005766 and ‘Electronic Forensic Investigator' in the subject line. If you would like further information, you are welcome to call Emma Reid – Recruiter with the SFO on +64 21 199 0985.
Applications close 10am Wednesday 1 February 2023
In accordance with the Privacy Act 2020, the Serious Fraud Office is collecting, and you as a recruitment candidate are providing, personal information for the purpose of assessing your candidacy for employment with the SFO now and in the future.
In providing your personal information to the SFO, you authorise the SFO to disseminate information about you to persons and third parties involved in the SFO's recruitment process. These persons and third parties may include SFO employees, SFO contractors, and agencies and individuals providing assessments, probity, background, and identity check services.
The SFO undertakes to collect and store your personal information securely, as defined in the Privacy Act 2020. You retain the right to request review, amendment, return or destruction of your personal information, with exception of any information deemed evaluative or where that information may breach the privacy of others. Should employment with the SFO eventuate, your personal information will be retained in the SFO employment records.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Serious Fraud Office|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||IT & computing|
|Attachment:||No File Attached|
Note: You may be redirected to the employer's careers website.