Technology Crime Unit Assistant - Hamilton Police Service
City of Hamilton
Hamilton, ON
Hamilton Police Service (HPS)

HPS provides policing to over 536,000 residents in the City of Hamilton. In 2016, HPS answered over 194,000 911 calls for assistance, and responded to over 301,000 events in the community. We have over 1,200 employees and our mission is to serve and protect in partnership with our communities.

Join us as we work toward making Hamilton the best place to raise a child and age successfully.

JOB POSTING

HAMILTON POLICE SERVICE (HPS)

CIVILIAN JOB OPPORTUNITY

TECHNOLOGY CRIME UNIT (TCU) ASSISTANT

Job Title: Technology Crime Unit (TCU) Assistant

Reports to: Detective Sergeant, Forensic Services

Job Location: Mountain Police Station. Will be working at the Investigative Services Division Building, once completed.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm; flexibility required.

Salary: $65,934 to $77,572 per annum (As of January 1, 2017)

PeopleSoft Job ID: 15382

Notice Date: May 23, 2019

Application Deadline: June 6, 2019

Updated: May 2019

The TCU Assistant is primarily responsible for the configuration, installation, maintenance, and deployment of all specialized forensic hardware/software, supporting servers, storage, and backup/replication technologies for both the TCU and Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit. The TCU Assistant will also provide technical expertise to extract evidence from all types of digital devices, and may assist TCU Detectives on scene to collect and process evidence, or attend Court.

The TCU Assistant’s primary responsibility is to support and maintain technologies in a complex and secure environment (e.g. isolated private networks, property/inventory database, encryption of critical data, and network hardening, etc.). The TCU is required to provide tech support, and administer and support network monitoring, backup systems, etc. This role requires support, consultation and participation in the development of HPS technologies relating to data extraction. The successful candidate will be able to automate processes using program scripts in such languages as Powershell, Python, .Net, etc.

The ideal candidate will have advanced computer/technical knowledge and the ability to work with a wide variety of technology/hardware/software, as well as experience with current programming languages (e.g. Python, SQLite databases, etc.). They will have strong analytical and problem solving skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently, and as part of a team.

REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION: Minimum three (3) year Community College Diploma or University Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or a related technical field (e.g. Network Administration, Network Systems, Network Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems, Information Management).

An equivalent combination of at least five (5) years of job related education/training and experience may be considered.

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum two (2) years’ experience working in a networked environment, including related experience in network analysis and ongoing network maintenance in a Windows Server and desktop environment, with large clustered storage, as well as systems automation experience utilizing scripting technologies such as PowerShell or the equivalent
Knowledge of and experience with administering multi-tiered storage architectures, including SAN-based file storage and Network Attached Storage (e.g. Isilon), and backup environment
Knowledge of and experience with maintaining and administering an electronic mail system; experience with Microsoft Exchange email software is an asset, but is not required
Strong technical knowledge of and experience with network infrastructure and topologies, including Dell Compellent
Working knowledge of and experience with operating system implementations, including clustering
Good knowledge of and experience with maintaining Active Directory, Group Policy, File and Print Services, DNS, and DHCP
Knowledge of and experience with virtualization technologies

CERTIFICATES/LICENSES:
Valid Class G Driver’s Licence, with full driving privileges
Standard First Aid and CPR (Basic Rescuer Level C) certification
Certifications in Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), and/or VMware Certified Professional (VCP) are an asset
Must be able to obtain/keep a Special Constable Appointment designation (Candidates must successfully complete the HPS PREP Fitness Test, without shuttle run, if they do not have a current OACP PREP test result (see HPS PREP YouTube video for further details))

The ideal candidate will have advanced computer/technical knowledge and the ability to work with a wide variety of technology/hardware/software, as well as experience with current programming languages (e.g. Python, SQLite databases, etc.). They will have strong analytical and problem solving skills, interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work independently, and as part of a team.

IF YOU ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT A REWARDING CAREER, MOTIVATED BY A JOB WELL DONE, AND AS COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE AND QUALITY SERVICE AS WE ARE, WE’D LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU.

Applications (i.e. cover letter and resume – all one document) are to be submitted via the City of Hamilton Careers website before 11:59 PM on June 6, 2019.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for testing and/or an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or emails please. We are unable to respond to all applicants.

Please note that the Hamilton Police Service is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and reflecting the diverse community that we serve. Fluency in a second language is an asset; please indicate if you are able to speak another language on your application.

The Hamilton Police Service is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation for testing, interview, or employment purposes.

If hired, the incumbent shall comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Practices for their position and the workplace.

By applying, you agree that the statements made by you are true, complete, and correct to the best of your knowledge. Further, you understand that any falsification of statements, misrepresentations, and/or deliberate omission or concealment of information may be considered just cause for dismissal.