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Forensic Technology Senior Consultant, eDiscovery

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Job Description

At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

KPMG's Forensic Technology team is one which has received tremendous investment and has been identified as a transformational part of the firm to deliver growth over the next five years. It is an excellent opportunity for those that are looking to work in a firm with unparalleled career progression opportunities.

As a key member in this practice, you will be responsible for the execution of client engagements including the identification, acquisition, processing and analysis of digital information for e-discovery matters. You will work closely with your peers in the digital forensic and cyber security practices to provide a solid controls-based approach to evidence collection.

What you will do
  • Assisting in organizing and maintaining Electronically Stored Information (ESI) to align to leading eDiscovery practices and compliance with Client requirements.
  • Collaborate with clients to understand their eDiscovery needs and requirements. Act as a trusted advisor by recommending appropriate solutions and strategies to address their eDiscovery challenges.
  • Take ownership of eDiscovery projects from initiation to completion. Develop and implement comprehensive project plans, timelines, and budgets to ensure the successful and timely completion of tasks.
  • Oversee the identification, collection, and preservation of electronically stored information, ensuring data integrity and proper chain of custody.
  • Manage the processing of collected data, including data culling, filtering, and data reduction techniques to reduce data volumes while preserving relevant information. This will include advising on leading practices, processes and procedures for the processing and culling of data in Nuix and Relativity.
  • Support the document review lifecycle by employing various technologies to efficiently identify potentially responsive documents. This will include providing Relativity consulting services (relativity administration capability) and supporting clients during their eDiscovery review process.
  • Advise clients on leading practices for implementing and managing legal holds to preserve potentially relevant information, ensuring compliance with applicable legal requirements.
  • Oversee the preparation and production of information for use in legal proceedings, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and adherence to production deadlines.
  • Implement quality control measures throughout the eDiscovery process to validate data accuracy and the defensibility of processes.
  • Stay up-to-date with eDiscovery software, tools, and emerging technologies to optimize workflows and enhance efficiency.
  • Conduct training sessions for clients to increase their understanding of eDiscovery processes and available technologies.
What you bring to the role
  • Three-to-five years of relevant experience in eDiscovery domain.
  • Strong knowledge of eDiscovery process flow, document review and Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) cycle.
  • Knowledge in Nuix, Relativity, RelativityOne and other ediscovery platforms/tools.
  • Knowledge and hands on experience in Microsoft Office 365 eDiscovery, Encase and FTK will be added value.
  • Relativity Certifications like RCA, RelativityOne, and Nuix Certifications will be preferred.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge on handling various filetypes.
  • Understanding data properties such as data structure, file signatures, email threading and email pattern.
  • Ability to multi-task, organizing workload independently, understanding prioritization of tasks across projects and ability to work in team as well as independently.
  • Strong relationship management, analytical skills, problem solving, communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced business environment.
  • Candidate should have an interest in and an ability to rapidly learn new tools and technologies. For example, the candidate should be able to identify and work with new tools / technologies to plug and play on client projects as needed.
  • Excellent understanding of the legal framework of eDiscovery, existing protocols, practices and relevant legal standards.
  • A detailed knowledge of forensic procedures for analysis, processing and tracking of collected data - media logging, chain of custody, hashing/integrity, and similar processes.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here .

Our Values, The KPMG Way
Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

Adjustments and accommodations throughout the recruitment process
At KPMG, we strive for an inclusive recruitment process that allows all candidates to Come As You Are and Thrive with Us. We aim to provide a positive experience and are ready to offer adjustments or accommodations to help you perform at your best. Adjustments (an informal request), i.e. extra preparation time or the option for micro breaks during interviews, and accommodations (a formal request), i.e. accessible communication supports or technology aids are tailored to individual needs and role requirements.

To begin a confidential conversation about adjustments or accommodations at any point throughout the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact KPMG's Employee Relations Service team for support by emailing or by calling 1-888-466-4778, Option 3.

For information about accessible employment at KPMG, please visit our accessibility page .

About KPMG

KPMG LLP is the Canadian member firm of KPMG International. We provide Audit, Tax, and Advisory services to many of the public and private business, not-for profit, and public sector organizations in Canada. Nationally, there are 40 offices and over 700 partners and 7,000 employees working together to help Canadian businesses achieve their goals. Leveraging the skills, knowledge and passion of our firm and our people allows us to serve our clients with uncompromising professionalism, cutting through complexity to provide valuable insight—in Canada and around the world. KPMG s.r.l./S.E.N.C.R.L. est le cabinet canadien membre de KPMG International Cooperative (« KPMG International »). Nous offrons des services professionnels en audit et en fiscalité ainsi que des services-conseils à une vaste clientèle composée notamment de sociétés ouvertes et fermées, d’organismes sans but lucratif et d’organisations du secteur public au Canada. KPMG compte 40 bureaux à l’échelle nationale, au sein desquels collaborent plus de 700 associés et 7 000 employés pour aider les sociétés canadiennes à atteindre leurs objectifs. Nous misons sur les compétences et le savoir-faire de notre équipe pour servir nos clients − au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde − avec rigueur et professionnalisme. Notre mission première : simplifier la complexité en proposant des perspectives éclairantes.


Banking & Finance

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-15

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