The New York County District Attorney's Office (DANY) has an opening for a Digital Evidence Analyst. In this role, the Analyst will help Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs) in the trial bureaus build and enhance complex cases and investigations, and will assist with large-scale data collection, organization, and analysis.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assist ADAs in developing long-term investigations into criminal activity.
Analyze video surveillance and create video compilations.
Create PowerPoints, graphs, diagrams, spreadsheets, charts, and other visual aids for investigative use, grand jury proceedings, and trial presentations. Testify in grand jury proceedings, hearings, and trials by describing complex analytical processes in laymen's terms and responding to cross-examination about such processes.
Gain familiarity with and stay up to date on social media platforms and communication apps, both how they are used and what records they retain.
Collect and analyze data relevant to investigations and cases, including but not limited to surveillance video, phone records and extraction reports, social media and other online service records, and bank records.
Review various formats of cell phone data, assist with cell site mapping, perform call detail record analyses.
Work with geolocation data, such as location, date and time, to create heat and point density maps to display investigative findings. An understanding of geocoding, symbol creation, labeling and general navigation of geographic mapping tools, such as ArcGIS Desktop, are helpful but not required.
Serve as the liaison with the High Technology Analysis Unit: collaborate with analysts and assist ADAs in interpreting and understanding forensic reports and results.
Must attend and participate in bi-weekly meetings with the Crime Strategies Unit, as well as participation in various trainings to support professional development and development of the Digital Evidence Analyst role.
Perform related responsibilities and duties as assigned.
In addition to the Minimum Qualification Requirements, all candidates must possess the following:
Bachelor's degree required.
Ability to communicate effectively with various internal units, external law enforcement agencies, corporate entities, and compliance officers to build institutional relationships.
Strong knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and internet search and research capability.
Ability to quickly learn and use various computer systems is essential.
Must possess a readiness to learn with minimal guidance and supervision.
Excellent organization, task-management, communication, creative problem-solving, and writing skills are essential; must be detail-oriented.
Data visualization skills and data analysis presentation skills.
At least one reference from a current or past supervisor.
How To Apply:
Apply with a Cover Letter, Resume & Transcript.
Current office employees: To be eligible for a transfer or promotion, staff must have already served at least 1 year in their current position and be in good standing. In addition, must meet the minimum qualifications of the position.
Looking for candidates that could commit to one (1) year to the hiring unit.
Authorization to work in the United States is required for this position.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
High school graduation or equivalent and three years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to duties described above; or
Education and/or experience which is equivalent to \"1\" above.
Public Svc Loan Forgiveness:
As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education's website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/.
35 hours a week, 9 am to 5 pm in person.
City Residency is not required for this position.
The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.About Us
The New York County District Attorney's Office serves and protects the People of New York through the fair administration of justice, without fear or favor. The Office's professional staff perform a variety of key functions, including supporting the Trial, Investigation, and Appeals Divisions, as well as other prosecution support and office functions. Our support staff receive a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, as well as unparalleled opportunities for professional development.
The New York County District Attorney's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. Given the diverse nature of our community, the ability to work with people of different backgrounds is critical. The Office seeks to have a staff that reflects the diversity of the community that we serve. To that end, all applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.About the Team
The Professional Staff Recruitment Team at DANY supports the Office's initiatives to have a staff that reflects the diversity of the community that we serve. We seek employees that are interested in a career in the public sector and will support the Office's initiative of Moving Justice Forward.
For questions or inquiries, please contact Recruitment@dany.nyc.gov.