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Manager - Computer Forensics

Clayton Utz

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 19/05/2017

Job Category:

IT and Telecommunications / Security

Job description:
As Australia's leading independent law firm, our culture has been built by innovative thinkers. They are the driving force behind our firm and if you choose to be part of the team your expectations will be challenged every step of the way.
 
We're looking for individuals who will thrive under our spirit of independence. Dynamic personalities who can collaborate, innovate and strive for success within our collegiate culture. In return we will work to help build the career you’ve always wanted. Are you up for the challenge?
 
The Forensic & Technology Services team
The first integrated forensic and legal service offering in Australia.

Our forensic and legal teams work together to help our clients identify, mitigate and manage the ambit of commercial, regulatory and reputation risks in their business.

The Forensic and Technology Services practice offers clients the complete package of forensic investigation, forensic accounting, forensic technology and front-end forensic transaction services and will be complementary to the firm's full service legal offering. The new practice is headed by Paul Fontanot who has 20 years' experience working internationally as a forensic accountant in a global accounting firm.

The practice has been established in response to demand from clients, and will enable Clayton Utz to manage fraud, anti-bribery, corruption, cyber risk, supply chain risk, and regulatory investigations, and to build compliance programs at an early stage.

In addition, the group will leverage its expertise in structured and unstructured data analytics to assist clients with a range of big data challenges for improved commercial outcomes.
For further information, please visit our Forensic and Technology Services showcase page.
 
The Role
Clayton Utz is seeking a Digital Forensic Specialist in Sydney. This position plays a significant role in our team, and is a unique and exciting opportunity to be involved in developing a new capability for a leading Australian law firm. 

Key responsibilities
As the successful candidate of this role you will:
  • Support investigation, litigation and regulatory response activities by applying specialist digital forensic expertise to identify, collect, analyse and present evidence located on digital devices.
  • Manage large engagements and prioritise projects.
  • Provide key advice and input into developing the firm's digital forensic capability, including design and construction of appropriate lab facilities.
  • Provide advice to client's both within the firm and external organisations.
  • Provide accurate estimates of cost and time for proposals for work.
  • Identify, evaluate and develop new digital forensic and legal technology applications and improvement in management processes.
 
Skills & Experience
As the successful candidate for the Digital Forensic Specialist role, you will have:
  • Significant experience in digital forensic investigations.
  • Experience in a professional services firm, government agency or legal firm.
  • Strong hands-on technical skills in common operating systems, network administration, IT security, database administration or software development.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Strong technical experience, and certifications, associated with:
    • Computer forensic software, such as EnCase, X-Ways, Celebrite, FTK, Nuix
  • In addition to your strong digital forensic expertise, experience in either of the following areas would be desirable:
    • eDiscovery (litigation support), including in software, such as Relativity, Ringtail, Nuix.
    • Data analytics/data science, including in software such as Tableau, Qlik, R, Trifacta.
    • You should have experience in and enjoy coaching, mentoring and supervising colleagues.

Why Clayton Utz?
As part of this innovative team you will be working across major national, government, and global clients. All the while collaborating with some of the sharpest legal minds in the industry. Clayton Utz has also been a powerful force in Australian pro bono practice, striving to deliver justice for those who need it and not just those who can afford it. In your time here you'll be constantly surprised by the projects you get to work on and what you can accomplish.
Imagine what you could achieve at a top law firm that actually values independent thinking. A law firm who challenges the status quo.
 
Go on, challenge your expectations.
 
How to apply?
To submit your interest in this role, please click the ‘Apply’ button or contact Mona Rangar on 02 9353 5572 for more information.
 
For more information on Clayton Utz, please visit www.claytonutz.com or follow us on LinkedIn here

Clayton Utz is an inclusive employer that supports flexible work arrangements.