Digital Technical Developer x 2

Location
Berkshire
Salary
£36,592 per annum. Progression based on performance
Posted
05 Apr 2017
Closes
26 Apr 2017
Ref
13201
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
Permanent

South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU)

Digital and Technical Exploitation Capability (DTEC)

Band 4T, £36,592 per annum. Progression based on performance

Location: Near M4, Junction 12

For the purposes of safeguarding national security, applicants who do not hold or acquire appropriate security clearance and meet the nationality requirements cannot be offered the post. This post is therefore restricted to UK nationals.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 suitably qualified individuals to join the Digital and Technical Exploitation Capability (DTEC), part of the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) hosted by Thames Valley Police on behalf of the region. The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) are currently setting up a new and exciting digital capability, which will enhance existing capabilities and services delivered in the South East Region by the SEROCU. The capability will seek to identify new opportunities to use digital technologies to assist investigations and research new techniques for covert recovery of information from devices and networks.

The unit will seek to develop methods to enhance existing digital capability and provide tactical advice and operational assistance to support the deployment of digital techniques. They will also provide support to assist in the collation and analysis of information from both overt and covert sources.

The successful candidates will carry out research, development, planning and preparation of software, techniques and equipment to counter the Threat, Risk and Harm posed by serious and organised criminals and individuals use of digital techniques to commit serious crime. You will develop risk assessments, method statements and technical feasibility studies and employ a variety of advanced (software and hardware) techniques.


You will have proven ability to work in a secure and confidential environment with the highest standards of integrity; able to recognise sensitive information and maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times. You will have a master’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science, Electronics, Radio, Telecommunications equivalent technical degrees or relevant industry experience.

You may be required to travel for business purposes on occasion and demonstrate flexibility regarding working hours. You must be prepared to be security cleared to an enhanced level. The post is of a technical nature and applicants should read the job description to understand the role requirements and are also encouraged to contact the unit for further details and information (below). The salary advertised above is the starting salary, and a higher salary may be negotiable depending on the candidates experience and qualifications, and performance at interview.   

SEROCU serves diverse communities. To enable us to truly reflect the communities we serve, we are keen to recruit people from Black, Asian and other minority backgrounds as well as a good mix of genders. You will need a wide range of skills and experiences which will enhance the services we deliver to the public including an understanding of cultural issues. If this is you, we want you to apply to join us.