Cell Site Expert


Use Cell Site Analysis to assess possible locations of mobile telephones at specified times.
Reporting to:
Cell Site Manager
Home-based, UK
Department / Division:
Cell Site - Digital Forensics

Main Job Summary

Using Cell Site Analysis to assess possible locations of mobile telephones at specified times by:

  • Analysis of Call Detail Records and production of preliminary reports
  • Obtaining and analysing network readings on GSM, UMTS and LTE networks

Presentation of findings within the UK Court System.

Main Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):
  • Training and awareness of Case Assessment
  • Interpretation principles
  • Producing high quality, clear and accurate reports/ statements, data and map exhibits
  • Presentation of evidence including at briefings and oral testimony at court
  • Examining prosecution/defence reports and commenting on their accuracy, relevance, meaning and evidential value
  • Having a significant input into determining the scope of the analysis and preparing the commercial proposal
  • Providing an impartial and independent expert consultation service on the use of telecommunication data in evidence
Required Skill Set & Experience:

To perform this role successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Demonstrable expertise in either handset to network interaction or mobile phone network operation.
  • Experience in data analysis and able to present findings in a clear manner both in writing and orally
  • Experience in case management and communication with case stakeholders
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Full driving licence


  • A degree level education in a relevant subject or alternative relevant experience
  • Experience/ training in research and/ or analytical processes
  • Experience of surveying and analysing data from radio networks
  • A knowledge of the different call detail records provided by the Telecommunication industry
  • A knowledge of radio propagation/ planning methodologies
  • A knowledge of UK cellular technologies
  • Knowledge of the duties of an expert witness
  • Court procedure, disclosure requirements and maintaining evidential continuity and integrity
  • Articulate and able to discuss and debate complex issues in a clear, unbiased, manner
  • A good understanding of UK legislation and investigative techniques associated with digital evidence
  • Production and presentation of reports and statements with a sound basis to an evidential standard
  • Experience or Training within the Forensic Science Industry
  • Direct court experience
  • Experience in mentoring colleagues
Core Role Competencies:

Personal Attributes

  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Confident communicator at all levels
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Conscientious and reliable
  • Solution focused

Competencies (some or all of these MAY be assessed during the process)

  • Job Knowledge
  • Effective Communication
  • Leadership
  • Management Ability
  • Partnership Working
  • Personal Awareness
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Problem Solving
  • Respect for Diversity
  • Service Delivery
  • Team Working
Other Role Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years UK residency
  • Full driving licence
  • Satisfactorily pass pre-hire and annual security clearance procedures in accordance with the ACPO (Association of Chief Police Officers) National Vetting Scheme

CCL is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

If you would like to apply for this role please send us your current cv and a covering email.
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