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Lead Consultant – Computer Forensics



£65,000 - £75,000 p/a


Accounting and Finance



Job description

Lead Consultant - Computer Forensics

At least 3+ years' experience working in the digital forensics field (law enforcement and/or private sector).

With a strong background as a digital forensics practitioner, you will be well versed in digital forensic laboratory practices and procedures. Moreover you will be able to manage multiple concurrent computer and mobile device projects with minimal supervision.
Hold at least a University Degree - educated in computer science/cyber security/digital forensics related field.
Knowledge and awareness with ACPO, PACE, data protection laws, RIPA and legislation involving technology.
Broad knowledge of computer hardware and software.
Experience of search & seizure, civil search orders, client site attendance, working in covert operations and hostile environments.
Experience of client facing role and scoping small and large scale investigations from point of seizure to close of case.
Experience of international client facing work and performing IT forensic duties in the field.
Marketing and Business Development ie authoring external articles, delivering presentations to corporates or potential clients to promote DFG service lines.
Experience of delivering technical training and mentoring junior team members in evidence handling and digital forensic procedures.
Experience and understanding of forensic tool validation testing, exhibit store maintenance, UKAS/ISO requirements/maintenance, running a computer forensic laboratory.

Experience Summary:
Overseeing multiple projects encompassing various responsibilities, including: providing oversight of the engagement strategy/approach; collaborate to plan the engagement; manage expectations of service; overseeing client deliverables; preparing final reports and testimony; ensuring that the work product meets the client's needs; and assuming responsibility for engagement economics to achieve revenue goals. Successfully manage to the budget.

Expert Witness:
Training from Bond Solon or government related training in expert witness/court reporting. Experience of writing technical reports and witness statements.
Experience of court reporting or providing expert witness testimony or witness of fact. Understanding of court system and types of courts i.e. Magistrates, Crown, High Court.

Mobile Device Forensics:
Experience of SIM card and Handset/Tablet/GPS involving forensic acquisition, analysis, and verification.
Examining Apple and BlackBerry related products and backups.
Experience in using any of UFED, XRY, OFS, MPE, Flasher Boxes, and USIM Detective.

Computer Forensics:
Experience of using industry standard tools ie EnCase, FTK, FTK Imager, Solo, Tableau, Live Boot CD's, IEF, MacQuisition, NUIX, Password Cracking tools.
Live and Dead forensic acquisition forensic techniques.
Investigative analysis of computers/servers (RAID, Virtual Machines).
Sound knowledge of Windows, UNIX, Linux based OS and Filesystems.
The range of email types and forensic capture knowledge and experience ie pst, ost, edb, nsf.
Knowledge of server topology and range of server backup software/hardware including extraction, cataloguing.

Additional Requirements and Role:
eDisclosure and EDRM exposure/experience would be beneficial.
Commit to developing knowledge. Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery. Maintain an educational program to continually develop skills (both your own and the wider team). Stay informed of the current legal, regulatory and business/economic developments relevant to the client's industry.
You demonstrate ability to develop detailed work plans and prioritization of projects, experience managing multiple projects, providing direction and supervision to team members, conducting project progress meetings with clients.

The successful candidate must also be willing and able to travel, in some cases for extended periods and at short notice.
You have excellent written and verbal communication as well as presentation skills.
Develop and maintain long-term relationships with key business decision makers and networks. You'll lead presentations and proposals for complex projects or elements of highly complex projects, and provide subject matter insight to bids and proposals. Drawing on your skills and experience, you'll create innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership.

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