Role details

Forensics Expert | Information Security Crime Investigator

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Information Security Crime Investigator
  • Digital/Computer Crime Specialist

About Our Client

Our client is a global private consulting firm that specializes in the legal sector. The Forensics Expert or as the client would call it, a digital detective would be responsible for harvesting and analyzing evidence from computers, networks and other forms of data storage devices.

Job Description

In your role as the Forensics Expert, you will be investigating traces of complex cybercrimes and report any cyber terrorist or a malware attacker on the firm.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct data breach and security incident investigations
  • Recover and examine data from computers and electronic storage devices
  • Dismantle and rebuild damaged systems to retrieve lost data
  • Identify additional systems/networks compromised by cyber attacks
  • Compile evidence for legal cases
  • Draft technical reports, write declarations and prepare evidence for trial
  • Give expert counsel to attorneys about electronic evidence in a case
  • Advise law enforcement on the credibility of acquired data
  • Provide expert testimony at court proceedings
  • Train law enforcement officers on computer evidence procedures
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies, software and methodologies
  • Stay proficient in forensic, response and reverse engineering skills
  • Work with senior management to ensure IT security protection policies are being implemented, reviewed, maintained and governed effectively
  • Spearhead education programs focused on user awareness and security compliance

The Successful Applicant

Because this is a technical role, you are expected to have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering with a focus on Cyber Security, Digital Forensics or a related field. It's not enough to know about computer systems; you must understand cybercrime techniques as well.

Other skills needed to be ideal for this role are:

  • Network skills, including TCP/IP-based network communications (much of modern forensics involves reading network traces)
  • Windows, UNIX and Linux operating systems
  • C, C++, C#, Java and similar programming languages
  • Computer hardware and software systems
  • Operating system installation, patching and configuration
  • Backup and archiving technologies
  • Cryptography principles
  • eDiscovery tools (NUIX, Relativity, Clearwell, etc.)
  • Forensic software applications (e.g. EnCase, FTK, Helix, Cellebrite, XRY, etc.)
  • Data processing skills in electronic disclosure environments
  • Evidence handling procedures and ACPO guidelines
  • Cloud computing

What's on Offer

Competitive Base, Bonus and Benefits.

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