Digital Forensics Software Engineers within the Advanced Data Acquisition (ADA) team focus on the Agency’s toughest technological challenges. We are seeking energetic and enthusiastic professionals with an investigative mindset who cannot rest until a problem is solved.
***To be considered, you will need to successfully complete SC Enhanced clearance before commencing the role and achieve DV clearance within the first 12 months in post.***
On a typical day, you may be required to carry out research and development to defeat the latest device security, engineer new ways to extract data or produce custom wordlists to aid password recovery. There is only one guarantee; no two days will be the same.
Collaborative working is crucial to success in this specialist field, so you will be encouraged to share your solutions with the wider Digital Forensics community both nationally and internationally, therefore travel throughout the UK and overseas will be necessary.
This role requires individuals to have an active interest in evolving technologies, who can maintain and develop their technical skillset, knowledge and awareness of the rapidly advancing technology and digital forensic landscapes. At the NCA, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment. We welcome neurodivergent thinkers and offer reasonable adjustments to those who need them.
Learn more about this role
To learn more about this role, please register for the following event:
From 18:00 on 29th November 2023 and 17th January 2024, we are hosting MS Teams events where you can hear from NCA officers and be given the opportunity to ask questions about the role.
£32,892 - £42,424
Recruitment and Retention Allowance: This is currently set at £3,000 for this post. The RRA is an enhancement to the role and is reviewed annually.
A Civil Service Pension with an average employer contribution of 27%