Associate Director or Director, Digital Forensics

Control Risks

  • Full Time

Job purpose

Our Forensics experts provide value and assist our clients in the area of digital forensics and eDiscovery.

The Digital Forensics Director will have the opportunity to support a range of forensic investigations and eDiscovery matters across many different industries, leading and mentoring team members on data collections, chain-of-custody documentation, proper evidence handling, forensic analysis, data filtering and data processing.

The successful Director will work within our Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence team to deliver a complete suite of robust services in order to meet our clients’ complex investigative and eDiscovery requirements.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Driving client meetings and proactively developing business opportunities
  • Developing proposals for future client work
  • Contributing to and building complex, multi-service line proposals
  • Project scoping and planning, to support pricing
  • Cultivating long-term relationships with clients
  • Participate and support on projects involving the identification, collection, monitoring and analysis of computer systems and electronic data sources.
  • Perform computer forensic investigations with no oversight.
  • Review and produce documentation and reports.
  • Utilize quality control and best practices to maintain high-quality work product on all engagements.
  • Utilize off-the-shelf and proprietary data collection, analysis and reporting tools.
  • Collaborate with the Compliance Forensics and Intelligence team and other teams within Control Risks to provide a holistic solution to our clients.
  • Ability to travel and work in challenging environments.


Knowledge and experience

  • Minimum of 3+ years managing teams, project budgets and performance of team members
  • Minimum of 4+ years of hands-on technical and/or computer forensic investigations experience. Understanding of best practices procedures and technological trends in the industry
  • Experienced in conducting digital forensic preservations and examinations on mobile device operating systems using industry-standard forensic tools
  • Proficient in the use of industry-standard forensic tools (preferably familiar with EnCase, FTK, Tableau, Axiom and Cellebrite)
  • Communicate effectively to all levels of engagement team
  • Able to explain difficult technical concepts and ideas in non-technical terms
  • Superior fundamental understanding of IT systems and infrastructure
  • Knowledge of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM)

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • Certified as a Certified Computer Examiner (CCE), EnCase Examiner, (EnCE) or Access Data Examiner (ACE) preferred
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills to effectively communicate with diverse audiences in different jurisdictions, with varying degrees of experience and technical acumen
  • Ability to work well within a logistically diverse team through timely and effective communication
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines, while effectively managing competing demands and evolving priorities
  • Strong work ethic, eagerness to learn, and motivation to succeed
  • Flexibility to travel domestically and internationally with short notice


  • Control Risks offers a competitively positioned compensation and benefits package that is transparent and summarised in the full job offer.
  • We operate a discretionary global bonus scheme that incentivises, and rewards individuals based on company and individual performance.
  • Control Risks supports hybrid working arrangements, wherever possible, that emphasise the value of in-person time together – in the office and with our clients – while continuing to support flexible and remote working.