Financial Services – Associate, Forensic eDiscovery – London (London, GB, E14 5EY)


EY’s Forensic eDiscovery team is a global, data-focused unit within the Forensics department of our Financial Services group. Our team supports clients in dealing with the complex issues of fraud, regulatory compliance and business disputes.

The opportunity ForensicTechnologyRecruitment
The eDiscovery team practice the full life cycle of data analysis from the early stages of data discovery and capture, to its management, analysis and reporting. Our work typically requires working with large datasets from disparate sources to support investigations, disputes and proactive risk detection.


Your key responsibilities

  • Contribute to end-to-end eDiscovery engagements, performing tasks across the whole project lifecycle including identification, preservation, analysis and productions.
  • Use a range of industry standard software and services to support client requirements such as EnCase, FTK, Nuix, Relativity, Brainspace, SQL.
  • Provide engagement support to clients including but not limited to user access, workstream setup, analytics and custom object creation within various platforms.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients to develop and enhance their workflows creating synergy between teams.
  • Contribute to internal procedures and methodologies including evidence management and automation of processes.

Skills and attributes for success

You will build your career by demonstrating a flexible working style with self-initiative and the ability to learn quickly in a dynamic reactive team, focusing on the production of high-quality outputs and supporting the delivery on client requirements to often tight deadlines.  


To qualify for the role you must have 

  • First or 2:1 class degree in Computer Science, Computer Forensics, Software Engineering (or equivalent).
  • Strong independent analytical and problem-solving skills as well as strong teamwork skills.
  • High risk awareness and ability to identify and reduce risk in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to produce high-quality deliverables.
  • Able to communicate technical concepts to non-technical persons.


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Data processing experience in Nuix or equivalent industry standard tool.
  • Experience in using Relativity, either as user or administrator.
  • Scripting language experience, particularly SQL and Python.
  • Exposure to Object Oriented programming, particularly C#, C++ or Java.


What we look for
We are looking for tenacious and curious individuals with a desire to ‘get to the bottom’ of things. You will be both intellectually rigorous, a strong technical ability as well as adaptable and able to build strong relationships.


What we offer

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. 

Apply now.


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