Senior Associate, Forensic Technology Services

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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 11/8/2016

BDO USA, LLP Houston, TX

Houston, TX
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Summary
BDO s Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

The Forensic Technology Services Senior Associate will be responsible for assisting with data analytics, computer forensics and e-Discovery projects resulting from the identification, collection and processing of ESI and large volumes of data. Responsibilities will include developing work plans for clients, processing data, assisting the project manager, interacting with the client, researching trends, and new tools. The candidate should have an understanding and working knowledge of the e-Discovery marketplace.

- Assists with data analytics, computer forensics and e-discovery projects
- Assists with imaging of electronic evidence and analyzing hard drives, as well as networks, other removable media and storage devices
- Assists with processing and loading ESI into review platforms and prepares documents for review including keyword searches, de-duplication and review platform configuration
- Assists with loading large datasets into SQL or Access databases and assists with queries and analysis
- Conducts analyses of large data-sets as case-specific and appropriate, including preparing and running queries
- Participates in document intensive litigation
- Acts as a contact for client questions and inquires
- Interacts with high level client personnel and attorneys, as well as Federal and local government agencies
- Plans and manages engagements to ensure engagement metrics are achievedIdentifies and researches new trends, new tools and understanding the e-Discovery marketplace while working in a dedicated data analytics/computer forensics/e-Discovery lab on client work- Travel required as necessary
- Other duties as required

- Bachelor s degree is required. Strong consideration for Computer Science, Accounting, Business or Finance majors
- MBA or other relevant advanced degree beneficial

- One (1) to five (5) years of computer forensics, eDiscovery and/or data analytics project experience required
- Prior financial and/or economic analysis, business valuation, public accounting, consulting or law enforcement experience required

- CPA, CFE, EnCE, ACE, CEDS and/or other relevant certification required
- Any certification in Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle preferred
- EnCE, ACE certifications a plus

- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite required
- Prior experience in Access and/or SQL databases required
- Prior experience in Encase and/or FTK preferred
- Prior experience with processing tools like LAW, NUIX preferred
- Prior experience with e-Discovery tools including Relativity, Recommind, Clearwell, Concordance, Ringtail, Stratify, Summation preferred
- Prior experience with SharePoint a plus

- Spanish and/or Asian language fluency (read, speak and/or write) a plus

Other Knowledge, Skills Abilities:
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Strong analytical and basic research skills related to the retrieval and organization of high volumes of information
- Solid organizational skills especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details
- Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently or within a group environment
- Proven ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously
- Ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm
- Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and client personnel
- Ability to encourage team environment on engagements and contribute to the professional development of assigned personnel
- Executive presence and ability to act as primary contact on assigned engagements


BDO USA, LLP is an EO employer M/F/Veteran/Disability

Additional Benefits

Usual corporate benefits.