Nebraska State Patrol – Lincoln or Omaha, NE

Digital Forensic Examiner

Closes: 02/26/2020

Examples of WorkAnalyze submitted evidence; follow acceptable forensic methods in evidence analysis, and write lab reports on the analysis results. Testify in court hearings and depositions on analysis results and reports. Assist with in-service training to law enforcement agencies and county attorneys, assist with public education programs, obtain data stored in the form of magnetic or electronic coding on computer media or on media capable of being read by a computer, by court authorized search or covert electronic surveillance, assist with search warrants and the seizure of evidence from crime scenes, perform routine instrument upkeep and prepare various standards, other duties as assigned by the ICAC Coordinator.
Job location is Lincoln OR Omaha

Hours: 8-5, Monday – Friday.

*Applicant must be a wounded, ill, or injured veteran.* Qualifications / RequirementsREQUIREMENTS:  *Applicant must be a wounded, ill, or injured veteran.* Associate degree in computer science and three years of related technical and business experience. Two years of related technical and business experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis. OR Post high school coursework in computer science and four years of related technical and business experience.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to your applicant information. Failure to complete all areas of your employment application may result in your application being disqualified from our selection process. 

PREFERRED: Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in a computer related field, i.e. programming, networking, troubleshooting systems, user assistance, systems maintenance, etc. Experience in/or knowledge of law enforcement issues and information systems needs is desirable.

OTHER: If selected for this position, you must meet the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services employment eligibility requirements by completing an EEF (I-9) Form. The agency does not sponsor H1-B Visa’s. Regular and reliable attendance is expected. Applicants will be screened for a record of criminal activity and criminal history using a fingerprint-based check employment or assignment and before unconditional employment is offered. Applicants must be free of felony convictions. Applicants cannot maintain a continuous association or dealings with persons, groups, or organizations that they know, or should know are persons or groups or organizations under criminal investigation or indictment or who have a reputation for present, ongoing involvement in felonious or criminal behavior. Applicant must successfully complete an extensive background screening prior to being employed, which may include completion of a Personal History Questionnaire. Selection process will include an interview. Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of: memory structure; buffers and registers; networking; computer systems, telecommunications, and network theory; network application interfaces; specification development and writing; network planning, design and evaluation; distance communications systems (i.e., WAN); computer systems facilities and support design and evaluation; computer hardware and software; operating systems and utilities; application and user systems; peripherals; networking; testing equipment; hardware and software interfacing; operational needs regarding data communications; user needs analysis; data storage and security; agency rules/regulations and policies/procedures; computer assembly. Skill in: troubleshooting; instructing; testing; operations analysis; critical thinking; solution appraisal; product inspection; judgment and decision making; communicating information and concepts with others; installation of hardware/software; operation and control; identification of key causes; systems evaluation; technology design; identifying downstream consequences; maintenance/repair of equipment; time management; management of material/financial resources. Ability to: communicate information/ideas to others; read, understand, and listen to communication from others; recognize a problem; see details of objects at a close range (within a few feet of the observer); apply general rules to specific problems to come up with logical answers; follow instructions; recognize similarities or differences between individual characteristics; combine separate pieces of information, or specific answers to problems, to form general rules or conclusions; concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task over a period of time; shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch or other sources); exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds; stoop, kneel, crawl, crouch, and endure prolonged standing; move hands, feet and/or fingers to manipulate small objects rapidly and accurately in accordance with visual stimuli.