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Basic Latent Print Technician

Location: Huntsville, AL

6K Systems, Inc. (6K) provides exceptional Management Consulting, Information Technology and Mission Services to DoD, law enforcement and civilian agencies throughout the United States. In doing so, we utilize industry best practices to develop procedures that ensure compliance, consistency, reliability, and efficiency. As these standards evolve, we improve our level of quality and service to meet new demands. 

Consistent with this focus, 6K holds a wide range of accreditations and certifications, including ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management), ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management), ISO 27001:2013 (Security Management), and CMMi Maturity Level 2. 6K is a Microsoft Gold Solution Provider (MSCP, MCSE1, MCDBA, MCSA, MCNPS, MCTS, SA, MCITP, MCTEM). 

This focus on quality and commitment to unparalleled customer satisfaction drives 6K to continuous improvement and growth. We are determined to grow our business and customer relationships through integrity, superior performance, and an uncompromising dedication to excellence. 

We are looking for a professional, experienced Basic Latent Print Technician to join our team! 


Individual will be responsible for processing a wide range of complex forensic material associated with IEDs and IED-related material using basic and advanced physical and chemical processes and forensic light sources. Other duties include: 

  • Receive and account for boxes of evidence and related material from the Evidence Management Unit (EMU)
  • Adhere to proper evidence handling techniques and take proper measures to protect the integrity of the evidence for additional forensic examinations
  • Visually inspect and process evidence and related materials for latent prints to include visual and forensic light source examination and conducting basic and advanced physical and chemical processing on evidence
  • Determine suitability for capture of detected latent prints and properly submit evidence for photography, to include the use of photo ticketing software
  • Author, review, and provide quality control (QC) of case notes, photographs, chain-ofcustody, electronic communications, and communication logs
  • Prepare all required documentation for the case file relative to position
  • Use current database(s) and software program(s) for evidence inventory, tracking, and flow; and documentation for the case file relative to the position
  • Complete and pass LDs latent print discipline training requirements and appropriate latent print competency test within the time period as set forth by the BAU
  • Complete and pass a yearly proficiency test in the area of latent print processing from an external independent vendor, if available, or one created internally if no such external test is available.
  • Prepare and maintain all chemicals necessary for processing of evidence, including following Government standard operating procedures for making and testing of all chemical reagents
  • Maintain equipment to ensure proper and efficient job performance 


  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with at least twenty-four (24) credit hours in the Physical Sciences. Experience
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience as a LPT or Physical Scientist in an accredited laboratory
  • Basic computer skills, to include use of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook)
  • Strong organization skills and flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to study and pass training, examination, and testing assessments.  

The position is located in Huntsville, AL. To apply, please send your resume to 

6K Systems offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. This package includes medical, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability insurances, and a 401(k) retirement plan.  

6K Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. EEO/M/F/D/V

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