PC Lab Senior Analyst


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Acquires job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete routine and complex analysis tasks.

Reporting to:

PC Lab Manager


Stratford upon Avon

Department/ Division:

Digital Forensics

Main Duties/ Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned):

  • Analysing exhibits in accordance with CCL-Forensics’ procedures
  • Utilising CCL’s case management system to effectively manage and record time and notes on projects to preserve TRTs and maintain a high level of productivity
  • Off-site imaging and triaging
  • Writing witness statements, reports and generating data to a standard that can be presented in court
  • Communicating any case specific technical details to officers, coordinators and management
  • Pro-actively acquiring forensic knowledge to maintain up to date processes within the laboratory
  • Adhering to and assisting with all obtained ISO standards and audits
  • Assisting with quotes and project focused client meetings
  • Conduct peer reviews of analysts’ reports and outputs
  • Conduct analysis where expert opinion may be required
  • Assist and mentor junior members of staff
  • Conduct defence and bespoke analysis where a high level of knowledge may be required
  • Off-site imaging, triaging and analysis

Required Skill Set and Experience:

  • Sound understanding of current ACPO guidelines and Forensic Regulator’s requirements (ISO17025)
  • Ability to work with precision, accuracy with high attention to detail
    Computer literate
  • Ability to work independently and make sound and reasoned judgements
  • Sound analytical and interpretation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of digital forensic techniques
  • Excellent working knowledge of primary digital forensic examination utilities/software


Degree level qualification (2:2 or above) BSc in an IT related field; Computer Science or Digital Forensics degrees are desirableOR3+ years’ experience in digital forensics

Core Role Competencies:

Personal Attributes

  • Positive and motivated attitude
  • Confident communicator
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Conscientious and reliable
  • Solution focused
  • Excellent social skills
  • Basic people management attributes

Competencies (some or all of these MAY be assessed during the process)

  • Excellent level of knowledge of standard operating procedures to pass competency test
  • Excellent level of technical knowledge
  • Good level of knowledge of CCL’s case management system
  • Effective Communication
  • Personal Awareness
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Problem Solving
  • Team Working
  • Accuracy of work
  • High attention to detail

Other Role Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years UK residency
  • Full driving licence
  • Satisfactorily pass pre-hire and annual security clearance procedures in accordance with the
  • ACPO (Association of Chief Police Officers) National Vetting Scheme.

General Statement:

CCL is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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