Consultant, Digital Forensics

Control Risks

  • Full Time

Control Risks is seeking to recruit a highly motivated forensic analyst to drive the successful development of our forensic technology capabilities in India.

Project work

  • Assist in the development and management of the team’s forensic technologies service offerings and capabilities.
  • Play a supporting role in the management of complex fraud and corruption investigations, particularly those involving the use of forensic technologies.
  • Consult and understand the requirements of clients in relation to computer forensics.
  • Perform computer forensics activities including digital evidence preservation, analysis, data recovery, tape recovery, electronic mail extraction, and database examination.
  • Prepare electronically stored information for processing by performing data extraction from standard image formats to more complex data conversions and tape restorations.
  • Process data using a proprietary application, while exercising a rigorous and all-encompassing quality assurance protocol.
  • Perform data acquisitions while maintaining proper and defensible chain of custody documentation.
  • Draft reports of a superior quality for clients, lawyers, courts and regulators.
  • Research and develop new computer forensic tools and methodologies.
  • Work closely with and support Control Risks’ other service lines.

Business development

  • Take a proactive role in the company’s business development activities including attending marketing events and working with the marketing team.
  • Generate and execute opportunities for potential profile-raising activities across a variety of media.
  • Update the team on latest industry trends, technologies, and topics of discussion.
  • Ability to travel throughout India and to other countries to meet the requirements of our local, regional and global clients

Professional skills

  • Be prepared to share knowledge and expertise with fellow team members and other colleagues.
  • Develop client-facing consultancy skills.



  • University degree level qualification in Information Technology, Computer Forensics, or relevant field. Or.
  • 5+ years’ experience in digital forensics & eDiscovery
  • Qualifications and experience with Encase, FTK, Relativity, Cellebrite, MS SQL or other relevant software.
  • Extensive knowledge in computer (or IT) forensic software within the context of conducting investigations.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of the eDisclosure/eDiscovery workflow, spanning data collection through production.
  • Thorough understanding of standard evidence handling procedures.
  • General knowledge of fraud, corruption, and compliance issues, particularly in an India context.
  • Creative problem-solving skills to proactively address client needs
  • Flexibility in adapting to evolving priorities during the course of investigations
  • Excellent analytical, presentation and reporting skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel, even at extremely short notice
  • English language skills

Core behaviors

  • Focus on delivering high-quality work with competing deadlines
  • Strong analytical/investigative mindset required, critical thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to identify and pursue opportunities in the market
  • Ability to actively listen to and understand outside perspectives
  • Self-motivated and strong desire to learn new skills and improve

Specific competencies

  • Investigative and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with all types of people at various levels and across jurisdictions required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication – ability to interpret and contextualize complex or highly localized issues to general audiences
  • Thorough and detail-oriented analysis that results in well-organized reports that rarely need re-working or editing before release.
  • Methodical approach
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