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Senior Officer – Communication Exploitation Technical Operations – Intelligence Command

Reference
1622053
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Public Sector
Location
Leicester
Salary
£37, 500 - £43,809
Expiry Date
25/03/2019
Due to the nature of the role it is highly advised that you review the Candidate Information pack attached to this vacancy.

Job Description

The Senior Officer – Communication Exploitation (ComEx) role sits within the Technical Operations Department. 
ComEx includes exploitation of communications and the recovery of stored data from data storage devices such as phones, computers and tablets. 

Role Summary 
To lead and manage the delivery and development of ComEx capabilities on operations in support of serious and organised crime investigations within the UK and overseas. 

Main Responsibilities 

  • To be the operational lead, or support to the operational lead, in deploying ComEx capabilities on behalf of the NCA. 
  • To develop innovative, lawfully audacious technological solutions which enable the delivery of covert investigative activity against agreed strategic objectives. 
  • Inform and carry out technical research and development activity, and continuously develop professional skills, in communication exploitation through active research, experimentation, collaboration and knowledge sharing. 
  • Provide information and advice on new technologies and equipment including the exploitation of stored data, communications systems and technologies, to ensure the Agency is able to utilise the latest covert forensic capabilities. 
  • To represent the Technical Operations department nationally and internationally at agency and inter-agency meetings, technical conferences and other specialist law enforcement forums. 
  • Acquire, analyse, articulate and present information in accordance with Agency standards. 
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to foster productive working relationships and collaborative working. 
  • Conduct Health & Safety Management, including Risk Assessments, in line with operational policy and procedures. Ensure all team members are aware of Health & Safety requirements. 

 

To be considered, you will need to successfully complete SC clearance before commencing the role and DV clearance within the first 12 months as part of your probation period. 

You will also be required to undertake a mandatory pre-employment substance misuse test and achieve a satisfactory result. 

Essential Criteria 
You will be required to supply evidence of: 

  • Technical qualification or proven experience in communication exploitation area of work, ideally including a HNC in a related subject, such as Advanced Security, Digital Forensics, Software and Systems Security or Cyber Security

Person specification

Experience Criteria 

You will be required to supply evidence of: 

  • Proven experience of working and managing within a team working to tight deadlines within a dynamic operational environment
  • Proven experience in identifying and solving technology related problems
  • Experience of leading technology based projects of any size

 

Behaviours

We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Working Together
  • Delivering at Pace
  • Managing a Quality Service
     

We only ask for evidence of these behaviours on your application form:

  • Working Together
  • Delivering at Pace

 

Technical skills

We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

  • National Insurance Number - Required for monitoring purposes only
  • Knowledge and/or experience of computer based operating systems, software coding, computer security programs and penetration testing, especially Red Team Skills
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills including proven experience of briefing to senior management

 

We only ask for evidence of these technical skills on your application form:

  • National Insurance Number - Required for monitoring purposes only
  • Knowledge and/or experience of computer based operating systems, software coding, computer security programs and penetration testing, especially Red Team Skills