• Forensics Analyst

    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/4/2018 8:00 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Career Category
    IT & Technical Operations
    Company Employee Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    Our Team/Summary
    As Discovery’s portfolio continues to grow - around the world and across platforms - the Global Technology & Operations team is building media technology and IT systems that meet the world-class standard for which Discovery is known. GT&O builds, implements and maintains the business systems and technology that are critical for delivering Discovery's products while articulating the long-term technology strategy that will enable Discovery's growing pay-TV, digital terrestrial, free-to-air and online services to reach more audiences on more platforms.


    From Amsterdam to Singapore and from satellite and broadcast operations to SAP, we are driving Discovery forward on the leading edge of technology.


    The Role
    This position works within Discovery’s Information Security organization and works closely with Legal and IT departments to provide support of eDiscovery activities, perform forensic investigation activities and global security incident response activities.


    1. Knowledge of Electronic Discovery and eDiscovery principles
    2. Assist with key components of the eDiscovery and Forensics Collection Workflow in partnership with IT and Legal departments
    3. Ability to manage assigned digital forensic efforts in support of eDiscovery requests, staff investigations and enterprise computer security incident response including but not limited to internal and external intellectual property theft, attacks/intrusions, computer abuse and insider threat investigations
    4. Possess skills to collect, process, preserve and analyze data from electronic data sources, including laptop and desktop computers, servers, and mobile devices per company policies and practices
    5. Maintain full Chain of Custody and evidence tracking
    6. Ability to perform log, memory and RAW analysis
    7. Ability to follow through on leads until all possible avenues in investigating a case have been exhausted
    8. Liaise with the Legal department and produce high quality oral and written work product presenting complex technical matters clearly and concisely; organizing all relevant case information in easy-to-understand format
    9. Fundamental proficiency in electronic discovery with the Guidance EnCase platform, industry standard tools and practices applying technical and functional skills
    10. Keep abreast of current best-practices, emerging technologies, and solutions in the context of eDiscovery and Legal Hold


    * BA or BS in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
    * Subject Matter Expert on the Open Text EnCase platform
    * Minimum five (2) years of experience in computer system and TCP/IP network forensics required, including:
    * Experience with Unix, Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, iOS and Android operating systems
    * Reading and interpreting PCAP and other network forensic data
    * Experience with EnCase, FTK, X-Ways or Other Computer Forensic Tools
    * Digital Forensic and Incident Response Certifications such as GCFE, GCFA, CHFI, CCE, CFC, EnCE, CFCE, CEH, CISSP, CND, eDiscovery certificate a plus
    * Demonstrated skill in performing post-incident computer forensics without destruction of critical data
    * Ability to act as full-time on-call for escalation of a cyber security incident and forensic response
    * Experience with all imaging types and methods
    * Experience in forensic analysis of compromised systems
    * Knowledge of policies and procedures regarding chain of custody practice
    * Knowledge of proper forensic investigation techniques when working with compromised system images or files
    * Detailed knowledge of litigation and related discovery processes
    * Technical Report Writing Experience
    * Work well as a member of a cross-functional team
    * Supports team by applying technical and functional skills
    * Must have strong initiative and critical thinking skills
    * Strong interpersonal skills
    * Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties
    * Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
    * Consistently improves team results by taking initiative and assuming more responsibility
    * Must have the legal right to work in the US

    Sterling, Virginia, VA


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