RC130 Cyber Crime Intern Placement - Prepare

£14,000 per annum
Cyber Crime Intern Placement - Prepare
Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Cyber Crime Unit (Y&HRCCU)

Following on from the successful year of placements for students from local Universities, the Yorkshire and Humber Regional Organised Crime Unit is able to offer placements for interns for the 2019 - 2020 gap year.

Placement Dates: 1st September 2019 - 31st August 2020*

The Y&HRCCU is a law enforcement unit based within the Regional Organised Crime Unit. Our role is to investigate, disrupt and prevent serious and organised cyber-crime affecting the Yorkshire and Humber region (West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, and Humberside).


• Malware
• Significant Denial of Service
• Ransomware demands
• Network Intrusion / Hacking
• Data breaches
• Significant Money enablers linked to cyber-crime


• Support and develop the research and development function, horizon scanning for future threats to support the Regional Organised Crime Unit.
• Own and develop projects around emerging technologies and criminal methodologies. (Use of Cryptocurrency, Internet of Things, Crime As A Service, illicit trading of commodities on the dark web).
*Develop and implement new software and hardware solutions, exploiting and targeting criminal use of technology in support of Y&HRCCU and other Organised Crime Units.

• Build effective working relationships with external agencies, academia and Industry to maximise learning opportunities and advance our operational capabilities.
• Provide advice and support to the Regional Organised Crime Unit with the development and delivery of digital tactics.
• Deliver presentations to Law Enforcement and partners relating to ongoing research and development projects.

Essential requirements:
- Ability and willingness to travel both throughout the Region and Country.
- Currently studying a degree in computing.
- Interest and experience with security testing tools.
-Interest and experience with software development
- Knowledge and understanding of command line and Linux fundamentals.

Desirable requirements:
- Experience of partnership working
- An understanding of different types of malware and the nature and impact of cyber attacks

Security Vetting:
In this role you will be vetted to SC (security clearance) standard.

*there is some flexibility around starting dates and this can be discussed further in due course. This is a 12 month placement commencing September 2019.

The application process will close at 23:55 hours on 9th November 2018. CV's should be forwarded to hr.crimehmet@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk to support any submitted application forms. Any CV’s that are submitted without the completion of an application form will not be accepted.

Successful short-listed candidates will be invited to an assessment in Wakefield on the 26th or 27th November 2018.

For more details, please visit the YHRCCU website - https://www.yhrocu.org.uk/departments/regional-cyber-crime-unit/ (This link may be copied and pasted into your browser).

This opportunity is closed to applications.