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Senior Digital Investigations Analyst: Digital Investigations Division-Competition & Consumer Protection Commission

Job Category:
Analyst (Business/Systems), Management, Cyber Security
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
Central Dublin
Area: Central Dublin, North Dublin Location: Bloom House, Railway Street, Dublin 1
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary offered
The Compeition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC)
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Role Purpose

The CCPC is seeking to recruit a Senior Digital Investigations Analyst for its Digital Investigations Division (DID). In addition to the immediate appointment from this campaign, an order of merit may be established. This may be used to fill any future vacancies at the same level within this or other Divisions of the CCPC where roles have similar responsibilities and/or similar skills are required.

DID has responsibility for Digital Forensics, eDiscovery and Open Source Intelligence for all Units and aiding of other agencies across Europe. DID is charged with supporting all other Divisions within the CCPC, particularly the Enforcement Divisions in the areas of Digital Forensics, eDiscovery and Open Source Intelligence (OSINT). DID has undergone an expansion with the full transformation of laboratory systems and technical resources coupled with a comprehensive L&D strategy to ensure that all of the enforcement team are certified in the necessary tools.  

The Senior Digital Investigations Analyst will assist in providing technical assistance to investigating officers during search operations and also on a day to day basis in relation to the digital forensic investigation of computers, mobile phones and other digital devices.

 The Senior Digital Investigations Analyst will work closely with the Head of Unit and all Enforcement Divisions ensuring that all digital investigations are managed in compliance with international best practice as it relates to criminal investigation digital forensic standards.

Funding and related supports for further education may be made available should the successful candidate be ready to undertake post-graduate studies in this area. The role will give the successful candidate the platform to build collaborative networks with other professionals along with other development opportunities. People and project management opportunities can be availed of which will provide the role holder an excellent skillset to assist in career progression in the area. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting on Investigations in Ireland and EU member states acquiring Digital evidence and/ or Liaising with other Irish and EU Authorities in Consumer Enforcement relating to Digital Information;
  • Assisting and supporting investigation teams during the life cycle of alleged infringements of the Act;
  • Understanding and following digital forensic best practice methodologies (ISO17025 standard and ACPOPrinciples of Digital Evidence) to examine computers, mobile phones and other digital devices and improve document processes;
  • Developing, verifying and documenting processes and generating activity reports, as required;
  • Conducting on-site interviews with organizational IT experts during search operations;
  • Conducting forensic investigations of laptops, servers and mobile devices;
  • Summarising and presenting information from investigations to cross-divisional teams;
  • Undertaking regular training in the area of digital forensics and related fields;
  • Working with the Head of Unit in providing assistance to the CCPC in the general management of Digital Investigations Division Systems;
  • Researching and developing new tools and techniques including training of staff on areas of interest related to security, Forensics, eDiscovery and OSINT and present to enforcement officers of the CCPC;
  • Building and maintaining effective and professional working relationships with CCPC employees, other relevant law enforcement agencies, European Commission Digital Forensic Working Group and other relevant organisations.
  • Representing the CCPCs Digital Investigations Division in external meetings, conferences and presentations, when required;
  • Promoting the Vision, Mission and Values of the CCPC that will pro-actively contribute to the CCPC achieving its strategic objectives;
  • Carry out any other additional tasks that may be assigned to deliver the business objectives of the Division and the CCPC;
Experience :Computer / Digital Forensics degree and/ or a relevant professional qualification such as SANS, EnCE

How to apply:

The deadline for applications is Thursday  18 Nov 2021 12:00, GMT. 

You can apply through our recruitment portal @

Additional information can be requested from

Contact Details:
The Compeition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC)
Tel: 01
Contact: Sigmar Recruitment

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