Forensic Services Lab Manager

OPENTEXT

Create, adjust and monitor workflows and tasks in realtime

OPENTEXT – THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.

OPENTEXT – THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.

The opportunity

We are seeking an experienced, high-energy, team-oriented forensics professional to join us as a Forensics Services Lab Manager in our OpenText LegalTech UK Cloud division.

In this position you will help our digital forensics team to provide our broad range of clients with best in service solutions for their digital forensic needs. Additional responsibilities will include managing systems to monitor evidence tracking, as well as forensic software and hardware in use. You will also help grow and develop the team, to ensure we stay at the cutting edge of what is possible, as well as providing mentorship and guidance to less experienced team members.

You are great at:

Managing and building out a secure digital forensics lab, including maintaining records of software and hardware and evidence tracking
Understanding and implementing best practices in relation to both digital forensics and network security
Leading complex forensic collections from enquiry to completion
Understanding data handling requirements across multiple jurisdictions
Managing and delegating tasks appropriately to others
Understanding eDiscovery workflows and the overlap with digital forensic processes
Developing and testing new tools and processes
Creating relevant documentation for the implementation of new tools and processes
Mentoring and training junior team members
Researching and understanding new and emerging technologies and data types
Conducting forensic analysis and reporting on findings
Presenting complex technical issues in a way the layman can understand
Maintaining positive and professional relationships at all levels

What it takes:

A Bachelor level degree or equivalent industry qualifications and relevant work experience
Experience of requirements for ISO27001 and ISO17025 standards
In-depth knowledge of the UK legal system and data privacy laws such as the GDPR
Proven track record of working effectively with Digital Forensics and eDiscovery teams
Proficiency with industry standard forensic software and hardware
Good organization and meticulous attention to detail
Effective multi-tasker, able to deliver on multiple requests under pressure
Ability to prioritize incoming requests from different areas
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Flexibility to travel within the UK and on occasion abroad, sometimes at short notice

Nice to have:

Masters level degree in a relevant subject
EnCE or other digital forensic qualifications
Understanding of IT security
Deep experience of data collections of different media from different jurisdictions
Appreciation of different collection experiences such as search and seizure (both business and personal premises), delivery up, on site and remote collections.
Knowledge of legal systems and laws in other jurisdictions
Full driving license and passport

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job please visit careers.opentext.com.


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