NERSOU Cyber Intern - JRN 20496
 

Salary: £18,499 - £19,044

Based at: NERSOU, Sunderland

Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm

Placement dates: 48 week contract normally between June 2020 and September 2021

 

The North East Regional Special Operations Unit (NERSOU) was established in October 2013 and is collaboration between the three forces of Northumbria, Cleveland and Durham.

The mission of the unit is simple - To protect the communities of Cleveland, Durham and Northumbria from Serious and Organised Crime.

The Home Office Serious and Organised Crime Strategy are based upon the following principles:

•              Pursue - prosecuting and disrupting people engaged in serious and organised criminality.

•              Prevent - preventing people from engaging in serious and organised criminality.

•              Protect - increasing protection against organised crime.

•              Prepare - reducing the impact of serious and organised crime where it takes place.

 

NERSOU has various specialist teams, including the Regional Cyber Crime Unit, which work toward the National Serious and Organised Crime Strategy.

 

Role:

Help to research and develop software and hardware which can be used to gather, store and analyse evidence and intelligence for use in criminal investigations.

Provide advice and support to the Regional Organised Crime Unit on the development and delivery of digital tactics.

Build effective working relationships with partner organisations, academia and industry to maximise learning opportunities and advance operational capabilities.  

Being accountable for, and monitoring your own, and the team’s performance against deliverable objectives both locally and nationally. Constantly reviewing and evaluating the effectiveness of your work.

 

Essential requirements:

- Ability and willingness to travel both throughout the Region and Country.

- Currently studying a degree in computer science or computing related discipline.

- Keen interest and experience in programming.

- Interest and experience with penetration testing tools.

- An understanding of different types of malware and the nature of cyber attacks

 

Desirable requirements:

- Hold a current and valid driving licence.

- Experience of collaborative working

- Interest and experience with software development

- Knowledge and understanding of command line and Linux fundamentals

 

For further information please see the role definition:   NERSOU Cyber Intern

The selection process will consist of paper sift and interview.

 

Vetting level: 
Management Vetting (MV) & Security Clearance (SC)

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 5 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.

A placement offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, and references.

If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact Talent Acquisition Team using the following email address careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk 

 

Application details:

It is intended that interviews will be held week commencing 8 March 2021 – this could be subject to change.

These interviews will be held via video conferencing software if unable to be conducted in person.

Vacancy Contact:

To discuss the position in more detail please email NERCCUProtect@durham.pnn.police.uk 

 

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone.  

Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Rank/Grade
Grade B
Area Command/Department
NERSOU
Location
Sunderland
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
Salary Range
£18,499 to £19,044
 

Salary: £18,499 - £19,044

Based at: NERSOU, Sunderland

Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm

Placement dates: 48 week contract normally between June 2020 and September 2021

 

The North East Regional Special Operations Unit (NERSOU) was established in October 2013 and is collaboration between the three forces of Northumbria, Cleveland and Durham.

The mission of the unit is simple - To protect the communities of Cleveland, Durham and Northumbria from Serious and Organised Crime.

The Home Office Serious and Organised Crime Strategy are based upon the following principles:

•              Pursue - prosecuting and disrupting people engaged in serious and organised criminality.

•              Prevent - preventing people from engaging in serious and organised criminality.

•              Protect - increasing protection against organised crime.

•              Prepare - reducing the impact of serious and organised crime where it takes place.

 

NERSOU has various specialist teams, including the Regional Cyber Crime Unit, which work toward the National Serious and Organised Crime Strategy.

 

Role:

Help to research and develop software and hardware which can be used to gather, store and analyse evidence and intelligence for use in criminal investigations.

Provide advice and support to the Regional Organised Crime Unit on the development and delivery of digital tactics.

Build effective working relationships with partner organisations, academia and industry to maximise learning opportunities and advance operational capabilities.  

Being accountable for, and monitoring your own, and the team’s performance against deliverable objectives both locally and nationally. Constantly reviewing and evaluating the effectiveness of your work.

 

Essential requirements:

- Ability and willingness to travel both throughout the Region and Country.

- Currently studying a degree in computer science or computing related discipline.

- Keen interest and experience in programming.

- Interest and experience with penetration testing tools.

- An understanding of different types of malware and the nature of cyber attacks

 

Desirable requirements:

- Hold a current and valid driving licence.

- Experience of collaborative working

- Interest and experience with software development

- Knowledge and understanding of command line and Linux fundamentals

 

For further information please see the role definition:   NERSOU Cyber Intern

The selection process will consist of paper sift and interview.

 

Vetting level: 
Management Vetting (MV) & Security Clearance (SC)

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 5 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.

A placement offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, and references.

If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact Talent Acquisition Team using the following email address careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk 

 

Application details:

It is intended that interviews will be held week commencing 8 March 2021 – this could be subject to change.

These interviews will be held via video conferencing software if unable to be conducted in person.

Vacancy Contact:

To discuss the position in more detail please email NERCCUProtect@durham.pnn.police.uk 

 

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone.