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  • Posted: Aug 23, 2019
    Deadline: Sep 6, 2019
  • Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market.
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    Forensic Computer Analyst/ Forensic Investigator

    Unit: Business Development Unit


    • Your role as a forensic computer analyst will be to investigate data breaches, security incidents and criminal activity. You could be working for the police or other law enforcement agencies, or for a specialist computer forensic company or investigative team.
    • Functionally Reports to: Chief Technical Officer
    • Administratively Reports to: Chief Technical Officer
    • Internal Customers: All staff
    • External Customers: Clients and Professional Bodies.


    • Use a range of forensic tools and software to extract and analyse data.
    • Deal with highly sensitive or confidential data or images, depending on the type of case you are investigating.
    • Secure a system or device so it cannot be tampered with.
    • Recover damaged, deleted or access hidden, protected or encrypted files.
    • Unlock digital images that are locked to hide the identity of a place or person.
    • Examine data from mobile phones and satellite navigation systems to trace people or places.
    • Follow electronic data trails to reveal links or communication between individual or groups.
    • Collect information and evidence in a legally admissible way.
    • Write technical reports based on your findings and, if required, give evidence in court as an expert witness.
    • Present findings of on-going incidents to other members in the investigation team, law enforcement agencies and clients.
    • Keep up to date with evolving cyber-crime methods and developments within the digital forensics field.
    • Undergo security checks and vetting procedures.
    • Work to relevant is accreditations.

    Qualifications & Experience

    • A good first degree in IT or Computer Science.

    Required Competencies:

    • Computer forensic analysts must be familiar with standard computer operating systems, networks and hardware as well as security software and document-creation applications.
    • You must have expertise in hacking and intrusion techniques and prior experience with security testing and computer system diagnostics.
    • You are expected to have excellent analytical skills, to be highly conscious of details and to be able to multi-task efficiently.
    • Must have understanding of information systems security; network architecture; general database concepts; document management; hardware and software troubleshooting; electronic mail systems, Microsoft Office applications; intrusion tools; and computer forensic tools.
    • Experience conducting security assessments, penetration testing, and ethical hacking.
    • Must be able to conduct exams on compromised computers and servers.
    • Must be proficient in conducting live analysis on networks, and multiple platforms is desired.
    • Must possess the ability to articulate in written and oral communication.
    • Must be very detail-oriented and must be able to interact with other staff and clients, in person or by phone.
    • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are vital.
    • Strong presentation skills.
    • Great investigative Skills.

    Very Attractive.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send tailored CV to: using the Job Title as subject of the email.

    Note: Any application received after the above time will be automatically rejected.

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