Computer Forensics Examiner I

  • Search Number: MURC517
  • Position Title: Computer Forensics Examiner I, Forensic Science
  • Location: Forensic Science Center
  • Position Type: Full-time position
  • Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Status: This position is closed.


Bachelor's degree with a concentration in computer forensics or related field of study; minimum of 1 years experience in a related field. One year experience providing computer forensic and other IT security related services. Computer Forensics certifications such as AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE), EnCE, CCE SCERS, etc. are desirable. Experience and knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing electronic crime and chain of custody; experience and knowledge of law enforcement or investigative procedures in cyber crime investigations, electronic evidence handling & storage procedures, and interviewing techniques; experience and knowledge in the use of current computer forensic technologies and software such as: AccessData Forensic Toolkit, EnCase, and various cell phone forensic technologies (Paraben, Cellebrite, etc.); strong technical background with experience in operating systems such as MS Windows (95, 98, NT, and 2000, Vista, Windows 7), Unix/Linux, Apple, and other operating systems; knowledge of computer network exploitation methodology and techniques; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with technical and non-technical personnel; ability to read, analyze & interpret technical instructions; ability to maintain accurate detailed records; ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to establish rapport and communicate effectively with law enforcement agencies, faculty, staff and service personnel; must be able to pass through background check and polygraph conducted by West Virginia State Police.


Responsible for working with members of the WV State Police and other law enforcement agencies. Evidence packaging, transport, and storage. Computer Forensic Analysis and data recovery. Research to maintain proficiency in open and closed source information examination tools, techniques, procedures and trends. Perform testing, evaluation, validation of new digital forensic technologies, techniques and trends. Assist in investigations within MUFCS's Computer Forensics Laboratory. Develop and present computer forensic training to law enforcement, graduate students, and criminal justice practitioners; other duties as assigned.

  • Submit resume and three references to:
  • MUFSC Computer Forensics Examiner I Committee
  • Attn: Jan Weece
  • 1401 Forensic Science Drive
  • Huntington, WV 25701

  • Deadline for applications: Position is open until filled.
  • Date Published: 04/05/2010
  • Background Check Required: YES