Digital Forensic Analyst- DC

Contact Discovery Services LLC

Digital Forensic Analyst

Contact Discovery Services – Washington, DC

Location: Washington, DC,

Start Date: Negotiable

A leading eDiscovery technology and consulting firm headquartered in Washington, DC is looking for a qualified and experienced Digital Forensic Analyst. We are seeking a motivated individual with a strong interest in the legal and technology fields, excellent organizational skills, and a passion for delivering top-notch service to our clients. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in a fast-paced and dynamic industry. This position will include travel for on-site collection efforts as well as an in-office presence at the primary firm office which includes the forensics lab and data center.

DUTIES OF THE POSITION:

  • Perform forensic data collections and forensic analysis in both on-site and remote capacity
  • Coordinate directly with legal teams/client IT departments to understand project scope
  • Maintain forensic tool set by staying current on version updates and new options in the market
  • Work closely with project management and other team members on completing complex projects in a fast pace, deadline driven environment
  • Assist in developing, documenting, and refining procedures to accomplish discovery process requirements
  • Manage all chain of custody best practices associated with the rules of evidence
  • Consistently adhere to standard operating procedures
  • Perform quality checks on work product prior to delivering to the client
  • Complete additional duties assigned by manager including general IT functions

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree, preferably in Digital Forensic Science or Computer Science/Engineering
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in where the analyst understands the forensic lifecycle and can properly perform scoping activities, evidence acquisitions on a range of devices, and execute forensic analysis at an intermediate level
  • Experience using industry standard forensic tools such as Axiom, EnCase, Cellebrite, FTK Imager, Digital Collector
  • General understanding of Mac/Windows filesystems, mobile devices, and encryption
  • Experience preserving desktops, laptops, mobile devices/tablets, servers, both cloud and on-premise email implementations, nontraditional cloud data sources, social media, etc. in a forensically sound manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully in both verbally and in written format to team members and technical/non-technical clients
  • Ability to work extended hours when necessary to ensure client deadlines are met
  • Ability to demonstrate superior organizational skills with an acute attention to detail
  • Must be willing to travel regularly on short notice; must have valid passport for occasional international travel
  • Must be an energetic self-starter who can work within a team environment but also independently as the situation requires
  • Ability to document forensic workflows based on sound industry practice
  • Willingness to develop/train other team members to increase the group’s overall knowledge base as well as cultivate secondary resources to assist in larger collection events
  • Strong troubleshooting skills coupled with the ability to solution on the fly to solve complex problems

THE FOLLOWING SKILLS ARE PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED:

  • Understanding of the electronic discovery reference model (EDRM)
  • Possess at least one industry standard certification (EnCE, CCE, CCFE, GCFE, GCFA, CCO, CCPA, CCME, etc.)
  • General knowledge of litigation support applications (e.g. Relativity, Concordance, Nuix, LAW PreDiscovery, etc.)
  • Experience working with structured data exported from various platforms including analysis, custom scripting, and data manipulation to develop reports for client use
  • Understanding of (Robo/Rich) copy tools, BAT (PowerShell) scripting, and Active Directory
  • Experience with scripting, programming/coding, database languages (SQL, VB, HTML, Access)

ABOUT CONTACT:

Contact Discovery Services delivers best-in-class service to many Fortune 100/500 companies. Our growth is driven by investing in people and technologies, ensuring our customers have access to the highest level of customer service and the most qualified resources. Our team members are comprised of talented engineers, analysts, and project managers from all walks of life. We concentrate on engineering “outside-the-box” solutions to help organize discovery so our clients can focus on developing case strategy and leaving the heavy lifting to us. Employees are encouraged to actively participate in the development of new ideas, technology, and processes to ensure our customers receive the highest level of service. We offer competitive benefits, work schedule flexibility, and coordinate various company activities throughout the year. If you are looking to be part of an exciting, fast-paced environment then we want to hear from you.

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