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Title:  Cyber Forensic Investigator






Requisition ID: 61894


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.

Reporting to the Manager of Cyber & Forensic Investigations, the Cyber & Forensic Investigator is a member of a team responsible for the ongoing management of internal/external computer forensic investigations and occurrence reporting to Executives.  The Cyber & Forensic Investigator will effectively support a busy investigation team to facilitate the collection and analysis of electronic evidence and the effective use of this evidence in later processes including administrate action and criminal prosecutions when required


Key Accountabilities

  • Maintain a digital forensic lab environment by ensuring all hardware and software are verified and validated as forensically sound.
  • Provide digital forensic services including the examination of computers and other digital devices, digital evidence preservation, recovery, analysis, electronic mail extraction and database examination.
  • Ensure that proper chain of custody is maintained and that all evidence recovery and collection methods are conducted, managed, and archived in a manner consistent to maintain preservation and protection of data and evidence in its original form.
  • Identification, acquisition, recovery, cleansing, mining, and securing of large sets of electronically stored information.
  • Manage and perform comprehensive technical analyses and interpret computer-related evidence such as e-mail, accounting software, various databases, and information stored on electronic devices using specially designed forensic software and hardware like EnCase, Cellebrite, Axiom, and Relativity.
  • Participate in incident handling representing Cyber & Security Investigations.
  • Continue to improve Investigative processes including feedback to areas under review regarding control issues.


Essential skills required


  • 1 to 3 years of hand-on working experience in all aspects of digital forensics (Evidence Seizure, Acquisition, Analysis, and Storage).
  • Must have a strong approach to critical thinking, analytics, problem solving, creativity & detail-oriented.
  • Must be able to work extremely well under pressure while maintaining a high level of professionalism is critical.
  • Demonstrate a current and working knowledge of digital forensic principles, methodologies, and techniques; including experience using digital forensic tools (i.e. EnCase, Cellebrite, Axium, Relativity, or others)
  • Current and working knowledge in Windows/Unix operating systems, mobile devices, PC hardware and PC networking.
  • Knowledge and experience with data mining and analytics using relational databases (i.e. Microsoft SQL)
  • Understanding of document and evidence management lifecycles.
  • Proficiency in technical writing & communication for a business audiences in English.
  • At a minimum, a post-secondary education with studies focused on information/cyber security and digital forensics.  Professional certifications and membership of associations in the field of information/cyber security and digital forensics (i.e. Certified Computer Examiner (CCE), EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE)), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP).




Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Scarborough 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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