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:


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:


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.


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.



  • 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.


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