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Digital High-Tech Crime Unit Coordinator

Digital High-Tech Crime Unit Coordinator


Date Posted: 12/17/2021
Job Code: InvAPSam
Location: Prosecutor
Address: 602 S Calhoun St
City: Fort Wayne
Department: Prosecutor's Office - Criminal Division
Base Pay: $30.77/hour
Closing Date: Open until filled
Category: Professional/Administrative


This is a grant funded position and continued employment is contingent upon continued grant funding.
This position is offered a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, which includes:
  • Medical, dental, vision and more
  • Generous paid time off and holidays
  • Retirement plan with up to 5% matching
This position is full-time, nonexempt, unclassified and covered under the Prosecuting Attorney's Personnel Handbook. This is an employee-at-will position.
Hours are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm ; 37.5 per week; overtime as required
Under the direction of the Allen County Prosecutor, the Digital High-Tech Crime Unit Coordinator, will partner with law enforcement and prosecutors' offices in nine Indiana counties and with local universities to analyze and process digital evidence, supervising at least two paid college interns and administering the grant.
  • Responsible for analyzing all digital evidence- computer, cell phone, media, data records, etcetera, for nine Indiana counties and prepares technical reports for use in court proceedings.
  • Interviews, hires, supervises and trains at least two paid college interns, potentially every semester, that will be responsible for analyzing digital evidence.
  • Testifies in Court regarding the forensic processes utilized for examination and evidence findings resulting from the exams.
  • Responsible for all aspects of administration of the grant.
  • Makes clear expectations, provides support to staff as needed, and monitors staff daily.
  • Attends all required training.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned, including overtime as required.

Minimum Requirements and Working Conditions

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Management, Information Systems, or related field and at least one-year experience in law enforcement, management, or information technology 
  • Must attend continuing education/training as required
  • Practical knowledge of the Allen County Prosecutor's Office and law enforcement systems, operations, and programs
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with department co-workers, and representatives of other law enforcement offices in a courteous, tactful, and professional manner
  • Ability to exchange information with aforementioned parties, assuring proper accomplishment of services, instructing and assisting personnel
  • Ability to prepare and effectively present training materials and assist and train users
  • Must be able to prepare technical reports in accordance within guidelines of the forensic community for use in court proceedings
  • Ability to work on several tasks at the same time and complete assignments effectively amidst frequent distractions and interruptions
  • Ability to plan and layout assigned work projects and work alone and/or with others in a team environment with minimal supervision, often under deadlines
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of all digital evidence
  • Ability to acquire and/or maintain valid required certifications and/or licensing for computer software programs (training will be provided if needed)
  • Strong computer skills with the ability to use Microsoft Office and other job-related software including, but not limited to, Magnet Forensics AXIOM License -computer, mobile, and Cloud, Oxygen Forensics Detective, Cellebrite Premium, and Cell Hawk