Director, eDiscovery and Records Management

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, design, and oversee the execution of a comprehensive technology integration and workflow design strategy for the purpose of designing or enhancing eDiscovery processes, information governance, and records management operations.

  • Establish framework for program functions and protocols that positively assist, identify, and implement suitable models for process and applications, optimizing them for performance and accuracy.

  • Develop and execute sound data management procedures and controls, ensuring sustainable compliance with retention and hold requirements that also considers future technology implementation impact.

  • Work closely with team members and internal clients to understand needs and challenges, providing a custom solution that delivers on needs and challenges.

  • Consult, advise, and work with cross-functional teams to establish and confirm that technology initiatives comply with legal and regulatory requirements, implementing robust security measures to protect sensitive data.

  • Identify opportunities for efficiency enhancements, automation, and process improvement, minimizing risk, and increasing team productivity.

  • Appropriately assess risk when making business decisions, adhering to policy, applying ethical judgement, and driving compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations.

  • Manage and coordinate all issues that arise in the context of E-Discovery for the Legal Department and the Company, including:  

  • Manage, oversee, coordinate and track E-Discovery projects.  

  • Plan and strategize with the Legal Department on discovery best practices and leveraging technology both in-house and with our vendors.

  • Manage Legal Department requests, including but not limited to: discovery collections; data intake, ingestion, and processing; management and support of in-house hosting and review tools; and production management.

  • Coordinate efforts across multiple impacted business units; including IT, Messaging, Data Security, etc.

  • Serve as liaison between the Legal Department and discovery vendors.

Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree in technology field or equivalent education

  • JD degree preferred 

  • 10+ Years experience in technology or eDiscovery

  • Strong analytical and advisory skills, including the ability to review and evaluate multi-faceted issues and guide the Legal Department on complex E-Discovery questions.  

  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with senior management, in-house and outside legal counsel, and internal departments.

  • Experience leading a team of data professionals or project managers

  • Deep understanding of current eDiscovery law and jurisprudence, eDiscovery processes and current & evolving eDiscovery technologies o demonstrated understanding of eDiscovery practices, including the relationship between eDiscovery and related disciplines (eCompliance, Records, Information Governance, IT, Data Privacy/Protection, Data Security)

  • Certified by the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) preferred

Location:

  • This is a hybrid role, on-site 3 days per week at Chevy Chase, MD or New York, NY.

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Annual Salary

$143,000.00 – $224,000.00

The above annual salary range is a general guideline. Multiple factors are taken into consideration to arrive at the final hourly rate/ annual salary to be offered to the selected candidate. Factors include, but are not limited to, the scope and responsibilities of the role, the selected candidate’s work experience, education and training, the work location as well as market and business considerations.

 

At this time, GEICO will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

 

Benefits:

As an Associate, you’ll enjoy our Total Rewards Program* to help secure your financial future and preserve your health and well-being, including:

  • Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period**
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Training and Licensures

*Benefits may be different by location.  Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.

**Coverage begins on the date of hire. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire for coverage to take effect.

The equal employment opportunity policy of the GEICO Companies provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. GEICO hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

GEICO reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and associates. GEICO also provides a work environment in which each associate is able to be productive and work to the best of their ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all associates and applicants.

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