Forensic Analyst- Audio/Video

    • Job Tracking ID: 512788-608304
    • Job Location: Houston, TX
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 09, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY

The successful candidate will be responsible for forensic examination of audio and video evidence.  The basic responsibilities of the analyst include but are not limited to:

  • Analysis of audio and video evidence, whether analog or digital in nature, used in criminal investigations.
  • Specialized technical work in the clarification/enhancement, conversion, repair, and reconstruction of audio and video evidence.
  • Retrieval of evidence from analog and digital CCTV systems, both in the lab and at crime scenes.
  • Conducting validation testing and performance verification of hardware/software tools.
  • Troubleshoot and identify adjustment, repair, and/or replacement needs for malfunctioning or non-working audio/video systems and equipment.
  • Assisting with developing and conducting training on audio/video analysis techniques as needed.
  • Producing reports and testifying to the findings of analysis.
  • Must be willing to be on-call to respond to calls after hours/weekends/holidays.

Experience and Skills:

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree in media forensics, multimedia production, or closely related field is required.  Equivalent experience as a Multimedia Forensic Analyst may be considered in lieu of a degree.  A graduate degree in Media Forensics or closely related field is strongly preferred.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of three years’ experience working with audio/video analysis and/or clarification tools, with demonstrated proficiency in the examination and enhancement of audio/video evidence.  LEVA or IAI certification or the ability to quickly gain certification is strongly preferred. An advanced degree may be considered as meeting partial experience requirements.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Demonstrated skill in oral and written communication.
  • Additional specialized course(s) in Basic Forensic Video Analysis (LEVA) is preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing work assignments.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively handle conflict and uncertain situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with frequent interruptions and changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective communications and working relationships with fellow employees, internal customers, and external customers.
  • Ability to lift computers that can weigh up to 50 lbs.

Benefits

HFSC offers a competitive salary and benefit package that is commensurate with experience.