Georgia Bureau of Investigations – Decatur, GA

Digital Forensic Investigator 1


This position will be assigned to the Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit (CEACC) located at the GBI Headquarters in Decatur, Georgia.

This is a sensitive government position
Please review the GBI Employment Disqualifiers before applying for this position. Employment for the selected candidate(s) is contingent upon the successful completion of a GBI background investigation including criminal, credit and driver’s history checks, polygraph examination, fingerprinting and drug screening.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Under close/general supervision, assists in investigating criminal activity by performing digital forensic examinations of data stored on electronic devices. Documents and reports findings of examination for requesting law enforcement agencies. Maintains knowledge of current technology and best practices to extract digital data in an accepted technical manner that ensures the preservation of or prevents the destruction of potential evidence. The incumbent’s responsibilities will consist of providing expert testimony in court regarding electronically stored information. In addition, provides technical guidance and assistance to law enforcement officials involved in investigations.Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related area from an accredited college or university.
In addition to the minimum qualifications, preference will be given to applicants with work experience in one or more of the following:

  • Four year degree in computer science, computer forensics, cybersecurity, computer information systems, digital forensics, information technology or related field.
  • Experience in examining computer evidence in a forensic/law enforcement environment.


Supplemental Information

The GBI reserves the right to close this job announcement once a qualified applicant pool has been identified.