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IT Investigator / IT Forensic Analyst (f/m/d)

Hannover, Niedersachsen
Job Type
3 Sep 2022

We at the Tax Investigation Department investigate tax crimes, determine the associated tax bases and uncover unknown tax cases. We thus ensure fair and equal taxation. We are the "criminal police" of the tax administration.

Our tax offices for investigation and criminal matters in Hanover, Braunschweig and Lüneburg are each looking for a

IT investigator/IT forensic investigator (f/m/d)

Your varied tasks:

We are looking for you as a motivated IT investigator and IT forensic expert (f/m/d) for the investigation and analysis of tax offences, where the focus is on evidence based on digital evidence. You can expect many interesting and challenging investigative cases in which your IT know-how is required both in the context of searches and seizures in the field and in the subsequent analysis and evaluation in the office (office and field work in approximately equal parts).

Your profile:

You are creative in your search for unconventional solutions? You are curious and interested in varied investigative work from smartphones to database systems to ERP systems? Do you enjoy being a "hacker" and finding out secrets from data carriers? Do you have strong analytical skills and don't throw in the towel right away? Flexible? Team player? Then you are exactly right here with us!

What you bring with you:

  • A completed, relevant, in Germany recognized university education in computer science or a computer science-related field (Bachelor, Master, Diploma) with the following knowledge:
    • Fundamentals of IT forensics, software development and network and systems analysis.
    • Overarching knowledge in the areas of.
      • System architectures
      • Operating systems
      • Networks
      • Database systems
      • Virtualization environments
      • multiple programming languages
    • Programming skills (creation of own analysis tools).
    • Mobile devices / smartphones
  • Confident knowledge of written and spoken German (expert language skills level C1), a quick grasp, good assertiveness and a high level of commitment, personal responsibility and ability to work under pressure.
  • a class B driver's license and own car for the exercise of field service activity
  • Advantageous:
    • Major field of study in digital forensics.
    • Several years of relevant professional practical experience

We offer you:

  • Remuneration of pay groups 10, 11 or 12 (depending on the extent of the professional experience)
  • a weekly working time of 39.8 hours
  • flexible working and part-time models for the compatibility of family and career (with regard to the task, a workload of at least 80 percent is expected. The willingness to carry out - in part also several days - business trips must be available).
  • 30 days of recreational leave
  • an employment relationship for an indefinite period
  • Security of the collective agreement of the Länder and a location for your further life planning
  • in each case at the end of the year a special payment
  • a separate supplementary pension as a company pension (VBL)

Your application:

Your meaningful application (curriculum vitae, evidence of the required degree and knowledge, motivation for the application) indicating the desired tax office for investigation and criminal cases and the desired entry date, please upload online to the career portal of the state of Lower Saxony until 26.08.2022:

Online application

If the link is not accessible, enter job number 89493 as a search term at and click on the green "Apply Online" button.

For specialist information, please contact Mr. Meyer, telephone 0175/. For general information on the application process, please contact Ms. Franke , telephone 0.


Applications of severely disabled persons and disabled persons of equal status will be given preferential consideration in the case of equal suitability, performance and ability, unless there are reasons of greater legal weight in the person of the other applicants to the contrary. I recommend, in order to protect the interests, to report a severe disability or equal status and/or to hold an interview with the representative of the severely disabled ().

Female employees are underrepresented in this area, so applications from women are particularly welcomed.

Applications from people of all nationalities are welcome.

It should be noted that you have various rights as an applicant under Article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You can find detailed information on which rights these are in detail and how your data is processed on the website of the Lower Saxony State Office for Taxes under the heading Job and career/job advertisements.

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  • Job Reference: 702970470-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Landesamt für Steuern Niedersachsen
    Landesamt für Steuern Niedersachsen
  • Location: Hannover, Niedersachsen
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent