Financial Services – Senior, Forensic eDiscovery – London (London, GB, E14 5EY)


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Our Forensic Technology & Discover team (FTDS) practice the full lifecycle of data analysis, from the early stages of identification and collection, through to management, analysis, reporting and production.  Our engagements typically require working with large, and often disparate, volumes of electronically stored structured and unstructured information, and the application of advanced analytics techniques.  We work with clients in the financial services (retail banking, corporate banking, investment banking and insurance), supporting investigations, disputes and proactive risk detection.


The opportunity ForensicTechnologyRecruitment
As a Senior in our FTDS team, you will work on a variety of client engagements with colleagues across the team collecting, processing, analysing and producing large volumes of data from multiple sources. Alongside colleagues, you will combine cutting-edge forensic infrastructure and industry standard toolsets with innovative internally developed software and analytics packages. 

Your key responsibilities

  • Take a central role in the provision of end-to-end support and services on eDiscovery engagements, performing tasks across the whole project lifecycle including identification, preservation, analysis and productions.
  • Use a range of industry standard software and services to support client requirements. such as EnCase, FTK, Nuix, Relativity, Brainspace, SQL.
  • Provide direct engagement support to clients, including but not limited to user access, workstream setup, analytics and custom object creation within various platforms.
  • Work closely with project management to ensure critical deadlines are met and engagement quality is at a high standard
  • Use problem-solving approaches to overcome unexpected issues, both technical and operational.
  • Seek new ways to use existing and emerging technologies to solve client problems.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients to develop and enhance their workflows creating synergy between teams. 
  • Support the training and development of junior staff on eDiscovery engagements, including overseeing their work on across all areas of the project lifecycle.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development internal procedures and methodologies including the automation of processes.

Skills and attributes for success
You will build your career by demonstrating a flexible working style with self-initiative and the ability to learn quickly in a dynamic reactive team, focusing on the production of high-quality outputs and supporting the delivery on client requirements to often tight deadlines.  

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Forensics, Software Engineering (or equivalent).
  • RCA certified.
  • Proven experience with other industry-standard forensic applications and tools such as EnCase, FTK, Nuix, and Brainspace.
  • Experience with databases, particularly SQL programming and design of relational databases
  • Exposure to programming e.g. industry experience or a significant implementation project at university.
  • Strong independent analytical and problem-solving skills as well as strong teamwork skills.
  • High risk awareness and ability to identify and reduce risk in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to nontechnical persons.
  • Ability to produce high-quality deliverables.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, any additional language is considered as a plus.
  • Adaptable and able to build strong relationships with colleagues and clients.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Data processing experience in Nuix or equivalent industry standard tool.
  • Data visualisation experience, for example PowerBI.
  • Scripting language experience, particularly SQL and Python.
  • Exposure to Object Oriented programming, particularly C#, C++ or Java. 


What we look for
We are looking for tenacious and curious individuals with a desire to ‘get to the bottom’ of things. You will be both intellectually rigorous, a strong technical ability as well as adaptable and able to build strong relationships.


What we offer

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


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