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eDiscovery Specialist
Ref No.: 18-04966
Location: Rockville, Maryland
eDiscovery Specialist
If you are a fast learner, have a sharp mathematical and technical mind and are interested in working for one of the biggest data users in the country in a fast-paced, open source environment, our client has an immediate need for an eDiscovery Specialist.
Summary:
The Electronic Discovery Specialist (EDS) will be responsible for handling the intake of electronic data received from outside parties; ensuring requirements from both technical and non-technical stakeholders are satisfied. The EDS will educate examiners about eDiscovery best practices and procedures for the CPU group. The EDS will provide first-level support to examiners for CPU-supported review platforms, routing users to the appropriate resources as needed. The EDS will be responsible for communicating to both technical and non-technical audiences verbally and in writing about the nature of work performed and the issues encountered. The EDS is expected to leverage the CPU team's expertise by involving technical staff in discussions with examiners and outside parties related to technical issues.

Responsibilities include:
• Communicate non-technical matter-related information to CPU team members to assist in the development of technical procedures and solutions as needed
• Regularly work with examiners to educate and inform them about eDiscovery best practices and CPU services that support these best practices
• Plan and coordinate meetings with examiners, CPU team members, and outside parties to resolve production issues
• Ensure relevant experts on matter-related and technical/data issues are involved in major decision-making
• Stage and ingest data into appropriate platforms
• Troubleshoot and detail issues with data, providing solutions where applicable
• Assist in the identification of automation opportunities
• Participate in regular meetings with CPU team members

REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor's degree required
• 5+ years of electronic discovery experience in a law firm or processing vendor environment
• Experience supporting end-users and performing basic data processing tasks in eDiscovery platforms (e.g. Concordance, Recommind/Axcelerate, Relativity, etc)
• Familiarity with Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM)
• Familiarity with loading and troubleshooting data in eDiscovery platforms (e.g. Concordance, Recommind/Axcelerate, Relativity, etc)
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to think critically about the nature of data during the eDiscovery lifecycle
• Ability to communicate technical information and analysis to both technical and non-technical audiences
• Ability to interpret matter-related information to technical audiences such that end-user requirements are satisfied
• Ability to contribute towards team-oriented goals

Preferred Skills:
• Experience working in a law firm or with attorneys directly
• Experience with financial sector regulation (e.g. SEC, CFTC, etc)
• Experience managing review workflow
• Experience documenting software testing results