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Digital Forensic Analyst

  • Posted April 11, 2024
  • £25000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits + Overtime (£40,000 OTE)
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Permanent

Job Title: Digital Forensic Analyst
Location: Stoke-on-Trent
Duration: Permanent
Salary: Up to £36,000 + Benefits + Overtime (£40,000 OTE)

Sanderson Recruitment is proud to partner with one of the UK’s prominent leaders in the field of digital forensics to recruit a skilled Digital Forensics Analyst.

Company Overview:
With a strong reputation for excellence and a commitment to staying at the forefront of technological advancements, this client provides comprehensive digital investigation and cyber security services to a diverse range of clientele.

The team is comprised of seasoned professionals with extensive expertise in computer science, cyber security, and forensic analysis. They specialise in uncovering digital evidence, conducting thorough examinations of computer systems and mobile devices, and providing expert testimony in legal proceedings.

Our client prides themselves on our unwavering dedication to quality, integrity, and professionalism. Their customers include law enforcement agencies, legal firms, corporate entities, and individuals seeking reliable solutions for complex digital challenges.

Role Overview:
As a Digital Forensics Analyst, you will play a pivotal role in capturing, preserving, processing, and analysing data from a wide array of systems, serving our extensive and diverse client base.

Utilising state-of-the-art forensic tools and methodologies, you will conduct meticulous examinations of digital evidence, producing comprehensive reports of findings that adhere to the highest standards of quality and accuracy. In addition, you will have the opportunity to present your findings in court when required, providing crucial expert testimony that contributes to legal proceedings.

You will also be required to operate within a framework of rigorous accreditation, adhering to industry standards, national guidelines, and ISO 17025 standards. You will be expected to work in alignment with our client’s robust scope of accreditation, following established procedures and protocols to ensure the integrity and reliability of their forensic processes.


  • Conduct thorough examinations using leading forensic tools such as Cellebrite Touch/4PC, Cellebrite Physical Analyser, MSAB XRY, MSAB XAMN, Forensic Tool Kit, Magnet AXIOM, X-Ways, Griffeye Analyse, and Semantics 21 LASERi-X.
  • Employ a variety of advanced techniques to ensure comprehensive analysis.
  • Extract, analyse, and present data from a diverse range of PC, digital, and IT systems.
  • Interpret and analyse data, with proficiency in coding languages such as Python to manipulate data effectively.
  • Generate detailed reports that showcase findings accurately.
  • Attend court proceedings to deliver findings and conclusions, providing expert testimony under cross-examination.
  • Contribute to team training and development initiatives.
  • Maintain utmost attention to data security and integrity throughout all processes.
  • Provide prompt assistance to clients by addressing technical queries effectively.
  • Represent the company at industry events and engagements.


  • Demonstrated proficiency in handling digital information across various formats.
  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail in all aspects of forensic analysis.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively convey findings and insights.
  • Strong presentation abilities to articulate complex technical information clearly and persuasively.
  • Knowledge and practical experience in forensic laboratory practices and procedures.
  • Prior experience in data analysis and digital forensics within the criminal justice system.
  • Familiarity with ISO 17025 standards is advantageous.
  • A degree with first or second-class honours in a relevant field is preferred, though not mandatory.

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