A career within Forensics Technology, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients protect their business in today’s evolving landscape by applying advanced and strategic approaches to information management. We focus on assisting organisations manage vast amounts of electronic data and navigate the legal and business processes demanded by critical events which includes litigation, regulatory requests and internal investigations.
PwC Managers in the Digital Forensics & eDiscovery team lead projects and work alongside clients in crisis. They apply cutting edge techniques to solve complex problems and apply smart data-driven solutions to our client’s issues. A part of our team, you could be detecting fraud, insider trading or employee misconduct, or working alongside lawyers on litigations and regulatory matters.
You will utilise your experience and apply the EDRM life-cycle, and own elements of an eDiscovery workflow on complex projects. You will coach and mentor junior staff, and manage projects via effective delegation and resourcing. You will design workflows and manage budgets, leverage your relationships and networks, and deliver on bespoke iconic projects.
We are ready to respond to crisis events all over the world. We specialise in forensically capturing and understanding huge volumes of unstructured data such as emails, Office documents and instant chat messages which can be collected from computers, servers, the cloud and smartphones or tablets. Answering questions like Who spoke to whom? How well did these people know each other? What did a person know and when?
You will manage multiple concurrent and high profile projects and work alongside recognised industry specialists in computer forensics, data analytics, information management, electronic discovery, and disclosure. You’ll oversee junior team members on eDiscovery techniques and software, utilising your experience and applying best practice methodology, and support the senior leadership in project management.
In the UK alone we have more than 65 technology practitioners working from dedicated secure forensic laboratories in Belfast, Birmingham, Leeds and London.
You will be using leading forensic tools, such as EnCase, Nuix and Relativity, and query structured data, using SQL and Elasticsearch. We advise our clients on technical concepts in an easy to understand manner, and then present our findings through reports, public speaking and data visualisation.
You will be overseeing research into new products, tools and techniques and streamline internal processes and methods of presenting results to clients. You will grow your network and build strong relationships with clients and senior members of the team. You will lead internal practice development functions, such as our collections, processing and review teams. And you will have input into our thought leadership and business development activities.
As we look to harness artificial intelligence, robotics and machine learning to assist our clients, you’ll have the opportunity to lead and implement these technologies to solve real life issues.
PwC UK is also home to one of three PwC & Google Innovation Labs. Along with New York and Sydney, we are now acknowledged as a global location where organisations can access the PwC and Google collaborative experience to co-create solutions to their digital and business challenges.
At PwC, we do digital.
If you are naturally inquisitive, have an analytical mind and enjoy solving problems, we would be interested in talking to you. Candidates should also be prepared to travel as some of our opportunities may require team members to work at client sites across the UK or overseas.
- You'll need to have a 2.1 degree or above in a Technology related discipline e.g. Computer Science, Software Engineering, Maths, Physics, Computer Forensics or Artificial Intelligence, or, demonstrate that you have relevant work experience.
- Competent and have experience of at least one or more data collection tool, e.g. EnCase, FTK, and Nuix, and a document review platform e.g. Relativity, Recommind, Stratify, Clearwell and Ringtail.
- In depth knowledge of the eDiscovery process, including the skills to consult with clients on each stage of the EDRM life-cycle.
- Strong logical reasoning, attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
- Working experience of quality checking and verification of deliverables.
- Experience with forecasting, budgeting and invoices.
- Technically minded, with knowledge of PC functions (e.g. hardware components, networks) and software skills (e.g. various operating systems).
- Have knowledge and debugging experience with data query and programming languages, such as SQL, C#, VBA and/or Python.
- Relativity Certified Administrator (RCA), EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE) or equivalent eDiscovery certifications
- Draft report writing and witness statements and/or expert witness experience.
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