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Digital Forensic Senior Consultant (VENDOR)

Houston, TX, United States
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire
Our client, a growing e-discovery service provider and document review company that values quality of life and work-life balance, is looking for a Digital Forensic Senior Consultant for their newly opened Houston office. In this role, the Digital Forensic Senior Consultant will be responsible for conducting hands-on data collections, forensic analysis, and litigation support. The ideal candidate will have one or more of the following certifications: CCE, EnCe or GCFE, as well as experience with a variety of investigative and forensic analysis tools. Send resumes to [email protected].

Position Description:    
  • The Digital Forensics Senior Consultant will be responsible for conducting “hands-on” data collection, forensic analysis, and litigation support, as required
  • The Digital Forensics Senior Consultant will be responsible for assisting the Director of Forensics with activities such as investigation and litigation support, development and implementation of specific forensic related training, and general technology upgrade assessments and refresh of the forensic tools and equipment; the Digital Forensics Senior Consultant is expected to work collaboratively with other team members from a positive, proactive, and mission-first perspective
Essential Job Functions:
  • Assists the Director of Forensics in assessing and updating processes, procedures, and tools to conform to accreditation standards in support of litigations and evolving Digital Forensics requirements and standards
  • Conducts computer forensics collection, preservation, and analysis of electronic information media, as required, for litigation, investigation and e-Discovery support; must include Windows, Mac OSx, iOS and Android platforms
  • Coordinates with Forensics, e-Discovery, and technical staff to maintain knowledge of operations, standards and current installation methods, systems implementations, and planned upgrades
  • Performs analysis of electronic systems, media, and logs, respond to incidents as appropriate, using forensic analysis tools
  • Provides support for planning and implementation of new information security systems, practices, and procedures, in line with internal security guidelines
  • Assists in developing content and tools, and in conducting security and forensic process and procedures training program for other team members, departments, etc.
  • Monitors security and forensics related notifications, standards, and mailing lists, for developments, evidentiary issues and vulnerability alerts; conduct periodic security access and vulnerability evaluation tests, as directed
  • Assists the Director of Forensics in writing declarations; affidavits and/or reports for use in investigations and court proceedings
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
  • In-depth knowledge of computer forensics processes, procedures, and tools, to include current best practices and legal documentation standards
  • In-depth knowledge of the generally accepted computer forensics software tools, their characteristics strengths, and capabilities for applicable case requirements
  • Experience with a variety of Investigative and Forensic analysis tools
  • Experience with Windows systems security
  • Ability to communicate complex technical information to people in non-technical terms, excellent written and oral skills
  • Basic knowledge of NT and Windows based systems administration, authentication systems, and cryptography concepts
  • Travel required (Estimated: 15 percent based on investigation, litigation and awareness project requirements)
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office productivity tools (Word, Excel, Visio, and Project) to produce documentation that may be used in an investigation or court of law
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to any level of the organization in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization and work in a matrixed environment
  • Experience and Certification in other related security areas (physical, control systems, business continuity, network security, etc.) is a plus
  • Experience with preparing affidavits, formal statements, giving depositions, presentations and/or testimony in court is a plus
  • Experience and Certification in Windows, AIX, Linux, or other System and Network technologies is a plus.
  • Programming skills in languages such as C, C++, Java, Python, Perl, etc. are preferred.
Certifications (one or more of the following certifications are required):
  • Certified Computer Examiner (CCE)
  • EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE)
  • GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE)
  • In addition to one of the certifications above, one or more of the following certifications are preferred: Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE), Magnet Certified Forensics Examiner (MCFE), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), Cellebrite Certified Operator (CCO), Cellebrite Certified Physical Analyst (CCPA), or similar digital forensics certifications
Initial Selection Criteria:
  • Significant combined experience in digital forensics, information security or incident response
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis
  • Certifications in Digital Forensics tools or best practices required

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