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Digital Forensics Analyst - Senior Manager

Location: Brisbane, Australia
Date Posted: Nov 16, 2023

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Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a leading independent global professional services firm, specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services. With more than 7,000 professionals based in locations across North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America, our firm excels in problem solving and value creation. Drawing on a strong operational heritage and hands-on-approach, our professionals work closely with organizations and stakeholders to help tackle complex business issues and maximize value

What will you be doing?

Throughout all phases of the forensic data lifecycle, you will enable our external clients and internal teams to leverage forensic data technologies to uncover and manage data-based evidence and intelligence in contentious legal and regulatory situations.

In this role, you will assist our clients and internal teams in confronting and resolving legal matters by discovering and processing forensic data and evidence relating to complex issues on a variety of projects involving disputes, white-collar crime investigations, consulting, and post-acquisition disputes. By establishing consultative relationships withs external and internal stakeholders, you will guide them toward best practices in data and evidence protection.

Our Digital Forensics Senior Associate and Manager positions offer an opportunity to be part of a team that supports a variety of industry sectors, dispute types, and geographic jurisdictions. The problems these consultants solve for A&M’s clients are complex and require innovative solutions that call on a comprehensive range of modern procedures. Some of the key activities you’ll be undertaking include:

  • Participate in the full lifecycle of forensic data processing; including the identification, recovery, preparation, analysis, and preservation of digital data used in legal or regulatory situations.
  • Participate in the collection, pre-processing, capture and preparation of forensic images and other forensic data artifacts in preparation for analysis.
  • Maintain data and documentation according to prescribed chain of custody protocols.
  • Perform data extraction and conversion to migrate data to e-discovery document review environment(s).
  • Processing and support of forensic images and data once in a review environment.
  • Analysis of artifacts to trace user activity (e.g., file manipulation, USB activity, browser history, chat analysis, cloud activity, cryptocurrency transactions, etc.).
  • Draft reports on forensic data analysis to present to counsel and clients.

Who will you be working with?

At A&M, you will have the opportunity to work with a supportive and diverse team of professionals who enjoy sharing their knowledge and depth of industry experience with others. A&M's Forensic Technology team consists of senior forensic technologists, data analytics, cybersecurity and privacy experts, lawyers, and investigators from various backgrounds who bring and share their extensive expertise in conducting investigations, delivering expert witness reports, and providing forensic technology services. We have an inclusive development environment that encourages everyone to learn and grow. Our culture is defined by openness and entrepreneurial thinking, with mutual respect and high work standards as the foundation. We strive to eliminate bureaucracy in favor of recognizing effort and results through advancement opportunities and a motivating performance-based reward structure.

How will you grow and be supported?

As a member of our Digital Forensics team, you will be able to advance your career by gaining valuable experience across various industries, sectors, and companies on a variety of interesting and critical projects ranging from employee investigations to large corporate litigations. You will have the opportunity to apply your analytical skills in complex, ambiguous situations while working directly with external and internal clients, utilizing your technical background, organizational skills, and relationship skills. You will be working in close collaboration with experienced professionals who will provide you with developmental feedback and opportunities for growth.

We offer competitive benefits and opportunities to support your personal and professional development. A&M recognizes that our people drive our growth, and you will be provided with the best available training and development resources through formalized training, such as providing SANS training and certification to our staff, as well as plenty of on-the-job training, as well as networking opportunities.

Core Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in the field of digital forensics, or cyber security, in a client-facing, professional service setting.
  • Sound technical understanding of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and best practices in forensic collection, analysis, and review.
  • Extensive experience with scoping and performing on-site and remote forensic preservations of unstructured and structured data sources especially endpoint, mobile, cloud-based application, and social media data sources.
  • Proficiency in forensic tool suites including Nuix Workstation, Magnet Forensics AXIOM, GetData Forensic Explorer, Cellebrite UFED, Cellebrite Physical Analyzer, and Cellebrite Digital Collector.
  • Experience performing forensic analyses and preparing client-ready work product.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills when working with both clients and internal technical teams.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and collect, organize, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging, and uncertain environment.
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (Digital Forensics, Cybersecurity or Computer Science is preferred).
  • Flexibility to travel approximately 20-40% of the time.
  • Training and/certifications from industry organizations or vendors , and/or other relevant professional certifications

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor or any other characteristics in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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