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Managing Director, Digital Forensics & Incident Response (CONSULTANCY)

San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire

Our client, a global consulting firm, is seeking a Managing Director of Digital Forensics & Incident Response to lead their Technology Segment’s Digital Forensics team in the San Francisco region. The Managing Director will be responsible for developing and managing a team of experts and developing business independently and in concert with our client’s established Business Developers. The Managing Director will lead the on-site collection of data at client facilities. This individual should have a strong background in digital forensics, courtroom testimony, cyber incident response, the performance of cyber assessments, and e-discovery. The ideal candidate should have a proven business development track record and a history of integrating with the technology and business communities. The ideal candidate will have several years of professional experience in digital forensics, cyber and e-discovery with a strong familiarity with EnCase, Forensic Toolkit (FTK), MacQuisition, Cellebrite, Nuix, and other various cyber tools. A Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Science, Computer Forensics, Engineering, IT/Cyber areas, or other relevant course work is required. Send resumes to [email protected]

Primary Duties:

  • Serves as the overall project lead on both large and small digital forensic engagements, cyber and e-discovery engagements
  • Develops and manages a team of experts
  • Develops business independently and in concert with our client’s established Business Developers
  • Leads the on-site collection of data at client facilities from servers, desktops, laptops, cell phones, tablets and removable media
  • Conducts forensic examinations of computers and computer related media; as needed provide expert courtroom testimony
  • Analyzes and deploys best practices applicable to the handling and analysis of digital evidence
  • Identifies technical work arounds to non-standard data collection and extraction problems
  • Utilizes off-the-shelf and proprietary data collection, analysis, and reporting tools
  • Assists in the development of white-papers, published reports, and articles relevant to the fields of computer forensics, e-discovery and cyber
  • Develops tools and methodologies to incorporate into current workflows
  • Supervises and mentors Senior Directors, Directors, Senior Consultants and Consultants

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Science, Computer Forensics, Engineering, IT/Cyber areas, or other relevant course work
  • Several years of professional experience in digital forensics, cyber and e-discovery
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to convey complex technical concepts in a simple and concise manner
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a passport within 30 days of hire

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in digital forensics, cyber incident response, cyber assessments and e-discovery
  • Strong familiarity with EnCase, Forensic Toolkit (FTK), MacQuisition, Cellebrite, Nuix, and various cyber tools
  • Strong business development skills
  • Strong understanding of Windows and MAC based operating systems;  Linux experience is a plus
  • Strong understanding of and comfort with computer hardware, mobile devices and tablets
  • Demonstrable expertise in collecting data from cloud-based sources such as O365, Slack, Google, etc.
  • An in-depth understanding of electronic storage technologies such as hard disks, tape backups, flash memory, etc.
  • Professional certifications including EnCE / CCE / CISSP / GIAC are a plus
  • Expert reporting and testimony experience
  • Ability to travel on short notice
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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