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CONTRACT Forensic Consultant (VENDOR)

  • Employment Type: Contract

As a forensic consultant you will be responsible for the scoping, coordination, and execution of e-discovery data collection and forensic projects, and you will provide advice to lawyers and case managers on electronic discovery and forensic topics. Ideal candidate will have a strong technical background in computing and data forensics, expertise in data collection and preservation and appropriate industry certifications such as EnCase, FTK, Cellebrite or CFCE, CISSP, CFE, CCE, CEECS. A solo practitioner with their own forensic equipment able to work on contract is also of interest. Candidates selected for this client will be part of a robust global team of consultants deployed at will to various clients and projects around the world. Must be open to lots of travel. Send resumes to [email protected].

Job Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to):

  • Work in a team environment to assess client's needs and propose full-service solutions to address those needs.
  • Advise client and end client on alternative strategies, tools and best practices for ESI collection and forensic analysis.
  • Provide on-site and remote installation, configuration and administration of collections tools and processes.
  • Work as part of a team on large-scale projects at client sites.
  • Deploy network related analysis tools and understand network configurations.
  • Conduct forensic collections of electronic evidence, including computer-related equipment, network devices, and information systems.
  • Physically disassemble and examine computers and related hardware.
  • Data extraction from forensic images for eDiscovery platforms.
  • Use forensic software/hardware applications to analyze electronic media.
  • Collect, transport, label, and secure evidence. Prepare written report of forensic examination findings to include procedures used and evidence locations.
  • Ensure continuous integrity of collected source data and media.


  • Experience in Forensic or IT related job 
  • Advanced understanding of Chain of Custody procedures, forensic lab best practices, and evidence handling and preservation
  • Bachelor-level degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Basic understanding of networks, including TCP/IP, and network security concepts
  • Must be able to troubleshoot complex PC configurations
  • Operating system knowledge in the areas of Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/8/10. UNIX/Linux and Macintosh skills are a plus.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to identify problems and bring them to the manager’s attention immediately
  • Ability to explain technical information using layman’s terms
  • Availability for extensive travel;  some travel on short notice
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a US Government Security Clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Industry Certifications such as MCSE, CISSP and CNA
  • Electronic Evidence Discovery collection and handling
  • Experience installing software in enterprise LAN/WAN environments
  • Previous experience serving in a Network Administrator capacity
  • Previous experience installing software in enterprise LAN/WAN environments
  • Foreign Language Skill is a big plus

One or more of the following certification:  EnCE, ACE, CCE, CISSP


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