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Forensic Investigator

  • Forensic Investigator
  • 30/04/2022

Who we are:
 Digital Jewels Limited is the leading IT Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Consulting and Capacity Building firm in Africa. With a presence in 9 African Countries and accreditation to 2 global best practice standards (ISO27001 global Information Security standard and ISO9001 global Quality Management Standard) as well as being a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) for the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCIDSS), we are in a class of our own.

 Our deep competencies in Information and Cyber Security, IT Governance, e-business, Project Management and Capacity Building have been garnered over the years of serving high profile clients in the public and private sector across sub-Saharan Africa to strengthen their processes, upskill their staff and facilitate the realization of benefits from IT investments.

Who we hire:

  • We hire employees who are intentional about their career growth and development and show a commitment to our vision. Our employees quickly become astute professionals, with a thirst for knowledge, resourceful and tenacious in delivering distinctive value to our chosen stakeholders, open to learning and unlearning and uncompromising about integrity. If this could be you, we would like to meet you!

How we work:

  • Our work practices strike the fine balance of remote and in-person work required to optimize productivity and professional development whilst cultivating a sense of belonging, collaborative work, and a progressive culture.
  • When you come aboard Digital Jewels Limited, you transition from being a member of staff to a member of this warm and inclusive value-adding family with a myriad of growth and development opportunities across the continent. So rest assured there are benefits as you grow with us!

We are looking for competent and committed professionals of high integrity to join our winning team. As the saying goes, teamwork makes the dream work! We look forward to having you as a part of our team. Apply today!

Forensic Investigator
Description – Senior Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) Analyst who is a motivated individual with strong technical competency that will research and implement detection measures using data from a wide spectrum of sources. The candidate will also perform opportunistic threat hunting and forensic analysis when required during incidents.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with external and internal clients to analyze criminal/civil/internal project requests and to plan and execute forensic support for both simple and complex investigations.
  • Provide recommendations for identification, collection, and preservation of digital evidence.
  • Determine tools and procedures required for preservation.
  • Collect, process, and analyze electronically stored information (ESI) obtained from network, cloud, and end user digital sources in accordance with industry standards.
  • Provide required documentation demonstrating chain of custody of evidence.
  • Work with other team members to provide guidance and assistance.
  • Provide written and verbal status updates to external and internal clients in a clear and concise manner.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors or equivalent work experience in Computer Science, Forensic Science, or related fields
  • 6+ Years of Cybersecurity experience with concentration in forensics and Incident Response, and or practical experience performing forensics on a variety of media, including Windows, OS X, Linux, Android and iOS
  • Experience writing technical reports, detailing results of analysis.
  • Experience with EnCase, FTK, X-Ways, Axiom, Forensic Explorer, Cellebrite and other forensic tools.
  • Experience identifying and analyzing malware.
  • Demonstrated success and understanding of accepted frameworks such as, ISO/IEC 27001, COBIT, and NIST, including 800-53 and the Cybersecurity Framework Experience with forensic processes and procedures (chain of custody, computer acquisition techniques, and memory acquisition techniques)

Candidate type – can be contract and preferably outside of the country.

If the above sounds exciting to you, please tell us why you believe you are a good fit, and we will be in touch. Click the link below to apply