Digital Forensic Technician/Digital Forensic Analyst

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    7 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 06-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/12277
  • Job Title: Digital Forensic Technician/Digital Forensic Analyst
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Digital Forensic Technician/Digital Forensic Analyst


Digital Forensic Technician Salary Range: $67,102.00 – $73,968.00

Digital Forensic Analyst Salary Range: $89,615.00 – $116,123.00

Permanent, Fulltime

Authorised Officer

Job Requisition ID 12277



New Zealand Police is seeking to appoint an experienced Digital Forensics Analyst to be part of the exciting and dynamic work undertaken by the Digital Forensic Unit (DFU), based in Wellington.


With our operational colleagues and partners we deliver world leading digital forensic analysis. We are looking for people that have technical expertise but most importantly share our vision for innovation, partnerships and being part of a positive work environment.



To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate the following technical requirements:

  • Experience in digital forensic analysis and investigations
  • Broad range of knowledge and experience relating to computer hardware, software and network technologies
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work and collaborate positively in a team environment
  • The ability to balance conflicting priorities in order to manage workflow, ensure the completion of essential tasks, and meet critical deadlines



The successful candidate for this role will:

  • Be advantaged if the applicant was proficient with Guidance Software, X-Ways Software Technology AG, MSAB, and Cellebrite Digital Forensic Software suites, however other qualifications relating to technology will be considered
  • Be self-motivated and have excellent organisational, research, and communication skills.
  • Pay attention to detail and have the flexibility to cope with change
  • Have the ability to rapidly absorb, understand and apply new concepts and technologies
  • Be capable of making sound decisions under pressure
  • Work well in team environments



Core Competencies – Level 1 Individual Contributor

  • Communicate
  • Deliver
  • Innovate


For more information on the above core competencies, head to How We Do Things. For more information on Our Values, click here.



Additional Information:

  • Successful applicant must reside in Wellington



Special Requirements:

  • Hold a BSc in computing or related field and digital forensic certifications
  • Proficiency testing will be conducted as part of the selection process
  • Must obtain Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE) qualification as part of employment
  • The successful applicant to this position will be required to undergo a full reference and security check prior to any offer of employment being made and must either have or obtain a Government security clearance to Secret level before the position is confirmed. This requirement means you must have citizenship/permanent residency in one of the following countries for the last ten consecutive years: New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, or United States of America.



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If this position sounds like you, click APPLY NOW or visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies’ to apply today!


IMPORTANT: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies’ to apply for this position.


PLEASE NOTE: If you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae which provides a brief account of your relevant skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in applying for the position and how you meet the Core Competencies of the role as well as demonstrating the ability to meet the SFIA 6 Skills, using no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section. For further assistance, please click here.


If you are an existing Contractor working for Police, you must apply through the NZ Police career site and create a profile as an external candidate. Please do not include your QID.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Georgina Turner by email at


Applications close at 5pm, Wednesday 20th November 2019