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Computer Forensics Consultant

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This Consultant position sits in the Computer Forensics team, part of FTI Consulting’s Technology practice.

As part of the London based team, in this role you will be cross-trained in delivering a variety of computer forensics services to clients, including data collection, forensic analysis and reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

You will be part of a cross-functional team that manages all areas related to providing computer forensics services to clients. Including:

  • Liaise with clients and senior staff to manage work and meet client requests
  • Secure and preserve electronic evidence to forensic standards, on-site at client premises around the UK and abroad
  • Utilise industry standard and bespoke software to access, extract and handle data from phones, mobile devices, computers and storage media
  • Perform forensic analysis and reporting for a wide range of digital devices under supervision of senior staff
  • Research and develop custom solutions as required on a case by case basis
  • Be customer-service-oriented to meet client deadlines, including working out of business hours when necessary
  • Travelling as required to ensure effective management of case activities. (Minimal notice possible)

Education and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2:1 degree in law or a technology focused subject such as computer science, forensic computing or information systems
  • Strong A levels in numerical subjects

Skills and Competencies:

  • Technically savvy with a strong proficiency in Microsoft Windows and related software, especially Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Self developer that demonstrates an ability to solve complex problems with well thought out innovative solutions
  • Ability to manage time and prioritise tasks effectively
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and support the team’s goals above individual goals.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment while handling multiple tasks through completion
  • Good communicator who can perform in a client facing role
  • Flexible with working hours and has the ability to work in a cross-functional team


  • Familiarity with personal computer and server hardware, operating systems and software, possibly having some experience of working in a computer forensics, e-Discovery or technology related role or university project
  • Familiarity with forensic principles and technologies
  • Knowledge of any forensic imaging and analysis tools such as Encase or FTK (desirable)
  • A good understanding of transact SQL and relational databases (desirable)
  • Knowledge of data manipulation, data conversion, and data analysis activities in a SQL database and MS Access (desirable)
  • Familiarity with email server software (Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes) (desirable)
  • Knowledge of programming (C++, Java, Visual Basic, PERL) (desirable)

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More about this vacancy

Start date: 
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5
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Accepts applications from students / graduates requiring a work permit?: 
Degree subjects accepted: 
Computer science & IT, Law, Maths & related