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Senior Digital Investigation Specialist
Ref No.: 17-01095
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 03/24/2017
Our client is seeking an experienced and ambitious candidate to join their Global eDiscovery and Investigations group as a Senior Digital Investigations Specialist. The group is responsible for managing requests for electronic data and investigations that relate to Litigation, Regulatory matters, Compliance, as well as Insider Threat, Incident Response and Cyber Security events. The group ensures that requests are adequately formed, tracked and responded to in an efficient and accurate manner.

The primary focus of this role involves managing and conducting digital investigations. It includes collecting and analyzing data from electronic sources such as infrastructure logs, hosted application logs, Windows and Linux endpoints, network file servers and eCommunications archives, and reporting findings to internal clients and senior management.

The successful candidate will have strong technical experience in large, distributed Windows and Linux environments and a proven track record of performing forensic collection and analysis of data. They will be well organized, have strong communication and time management skills, as well as a detail oriented approach to their work. They will demonstrate good judgment, be confident working independently and comfortable handling sensitive, confidential information.

Skills Required:
- Experience with digital investigations, incident response, insider threat, and cyber security incidents
- Experience in investigation report writing and presentation, in English language
- Strong data analytics skills
- Strong technical ability in both Windows and Linux environments
- Experience in end point and network forensic data recovery and analysis, including working knowledge of forensic tools
- Proven experience working with a SIEM system, e.g. Splunk
- Experience of infrastructure log analysis (e.g. proxy, application, authentication, networking and security events)
- Scripting capability (e.g. with Python, Perl, PowerShell) for data processing and automation
- Experience with handling sensitive, confidential information

Skills Desired:
- Experience working with regulatory, compliance and/or litigation group within the Financial Industry
- Experience in working with teams in different regions and time zones