• Senior Forensic Examiner

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Job ID 2018-1061
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(6/15/2018 8:56 AM)
  • Overview

    DiscoverReady Computer Forensic Consultants are critical members of the company, trusted advisors to some of the world’s leading businesses and integral members to the FAS department. In this high profile position, you will report directly to the Director of Forensic Advisory Services whom will rely on your ability to explain and address complex computer forensic collection and investigation challenges for both current and future DiscoverReady customers.


    The ideal candidate possesses extensive experience in managing large and complex cases involving data preservation and forensic analyses. You will be providing consultation to DiscoverReady’s clients on the Identification, Preservation and Collection phases of the EDRM model.  You must be considered an expert in data mapping, preserving, collecting and analyzing electronically stored information from a wide variety of data asset types.  You will need to have experience working closely in assisting attorneys with planning discovery requests, deposition questions, expert declarations and computer forensic strategies.  The candidate must have the ability to listen carefully and interpret the client’s needs in early case consulting, custodian interviews, data mapping and coordination, collections and investigations and support project management on multiple civil and corporate matters. You should possess a strong knowledge of computer forensic methodology and evidence handling procedures with formal classroom training and certification in Computer Forensics and Electronic Discovery. You should possess expert level knowledge in PC hardware and software across Windows, Apple and Linux operating systems, and have a proven track record for managing concurrent projects on schedule and within budget.




    The ideal candidate will be expected to be able to train others on the use of computer forensics tools to fulfill collection requests in the field by applying the proper Best Practices techniques.  Likewise, the candidate should be able to effectively communicate with clients during scoping or “Kick-Off” calls to properly assess clients’ needs and scope engagement. Your duties will require you to follow the progress of each matter over time, participate in periodic client conferences and work with our internal teams to facilitate their access to the data.


    Required General Skills and Attributes:

    • Client facing consultation skills on a range of computer forensic subjects to determine scope, data mapping, identification of source data systems and a thorough understanding of the application of Best Practices surrounding the varying situations one will encounter across a diverse client base.
    • Documented experience testifying about the process, procedures, execution, analysis and associated issues surrounding computer data.  Testimonial experience should include affidavits or declarations, depositions and live courtroom or hearing testimony.
    • The ability to perform deep dive analysis of preserved and collected data to restore deleted files, determine user activity patterns, website history, USB history, data carving, and other advanced analytical processes applied to discover evidence to use in legal matters.
    • The ideal candidate should possess a working level knowledge and ability to utilize at least the following: EnCase, FTK, Mandiant Redline, X1 Discovery, Internet Evidence Finder / Axiom, Tableau, Logicube, Voom 3 and Cellebrite, Aid4Mail.  Experience on the Black Bag tool suite will be a plus. 
    • The candidate should have the ability to collect data from virtually any data source, and in particular: servers, desktop and laptop computers, removable media, cloud data sources (including O365, Google Docs, OneDrive, Google Vault, etc.), webmail data (with the ability to collect it preserving the source data folder structures), social media, website, wearable technology such as fitbit, and email from many formats including Outlook 365, Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes Domino and Groupwise.
    • Ability to work with and assist in developing/advancing remote collection technology to facilitate data collections without travelling to the client site.
    • Ability to assist with the creation of Standard Operating Procedure documentation, general operation documentation, workflows and other administrative support tasks in support of the Director of FAS.

    Preferred skills and attributes:

    • Public speaking and thought leadership experience
    • Strong PowerPoint or similar presentation tool experience
    • Product demonstration experience
    • Strong writing skills
    • Basic understand of cross border issues with regard to data transfers


    Education & Certifications

    • BS or equivalent technical enterprise experience
    • Formal computer skills education, intimate knowledge of forensic tools and certification of at least one of the following is required: EnCE, CCFE, CISSP, HTCIA or CCE.
    • Additional certifications are a plus.


    • 25% to 50% travel required


    • This may be a remote position depending on candidate’s location and qualifications. However, proximity to New York, Los Angeles, Charlotte North Carolina or another major city is preferred.


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