Senior Consultant, Digital Forensics and Investigations

FTI Consulting

Our Technology practice uses our people and our technology to help clients identify, collect, analyse, and review electronic documents and data to locate the key evidence. Our team of over 500 professionals around the world includes e-discovery experts, software developers, and forensic specialists. They’re industry leaders, and have been involved in some of the largest e-discovery matters of the past decade, which means they have the experience to help clients whatever their challenges.

About the Role

We are seeking a Senior Consultant to play a key role in our Computer Forensics team based in Dubai. You will be a fluent communicator and commercially and analytically minded with the ability to work autonomously and as part of a tea delivering computer forensics services to clients, including data collection, forensic analysis and reporting.

What You’ll Do

  • Liaise with clients and law-firms to perform engagement scoping, develop work plans and deliver digital forensics services
  • Manage workstreams within a wide range of forensic data-collection and e-discovery projects, including large and complex multi-jurisdictional matters
  • Conduct and lead forensic data-collections, on-site at client premises throughout the UAE and internationally
  • Utilise a wide range of tools to access, extract and analyse data from phones, mobile devices, computers and storage media
  • Perform forensic analysis of a range of digital devices and write reports
  • Co-ordinate closely with colleagues within and across teams to manage the delivery of client requirements
  • Be service-oriented to meet client deadlines, including working out of business hours and travelling on short notice when necessary

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • One or more professional accreditations (EnCE, SANS 500, Magnet AXIOM AX200, Cellebrite CASA or equivalent) is a plus
  • Proficiency in Arabic language is a plus
  • Self-developer that demonstrates an ability to solve complex problems with well thought out innovative solutions
  • Ability to manage time and prioritise tasks effectively
  • Good communicator who can perform in a client facing role
  • Flexible with working hours and has the ability to work in a cross-functional team
  • Significant experience of working in a computer forensics, e-Discovery or technology related role
  • Familiarity with personal computer and server hardware, operating systems and software
  • Familiarity with email server software (Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes)
  • Knowledge of scripting and/or programming (Python, Ruby, C++, Java, Visual Basic, PERL)
  • Knowledge and execution of data manipulation tasks, data conversion and data analysis activities in a SQL environment
  • Experience in collection, documentation and extraction of electronic data from end-user corporate devices, in addition to on-premise and cloud infrastructure.
  • Experience of performing forensic analysis, reporting and writing of witness statements
  • Knowledge of any document review management application like Ringtail Legal, Relativity, Concordance, Summation or Introspect
  • Familiarity with EnCase, Axiom, Cellebrite, Oxygen, Blacklight, Forensic Toolkit (FTK), NUIX, Relativity, and/or equivalent open source (Linux) forensic tools
  • Travel required to clients and to FTI office(s). #LI-KR2

Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Competitive salary and bonus plans
  • Generous paid holidays and paid time off
  • Annual paid volunteer hours
  • Corporate matching for charitable donations
  • Free snacks and drinks
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