eDiscovery Technical Advisor

Washington, DC

Posted: 11/27/2019 Job Number: JN -112019-11258

Job Description

eDiscovery Technical Advisor

Title: eDiscovery Technical Advisor

(Must have TS Clearance)

Employment Type: Direct Hire
Location: US DC - Washington
Industry: Department of Defense
Salary: $85,000/yr

Job Scope: Our client helps our customers strengthen national security, improve communications and collaboration and secure the integrity of their data, information systems and network

Job Summary: Our client is looking for an eDiscovery Technical Advisor (ETA). Services shall include professional eDiscovery Litigation Technical services designed to ensure a consistent, repeatable, and legally defensible process for identifying, preserving, collecting, processing and producing Electronically Stored Information (ESI) in response to discovery requests. ETAs serve as expert technical users of electronic discovery applications in use at the FBI to support OGC attorneys and paralegal specialists who are responsible for responding to requests related to civil and criminal matters, congressional inquiries, FOIA requests and other inquiries. Individuals are required to possess an Active Top Secret clearance. Additional related tasks may be identified. The ETA tasks include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Provide expertise specifically in criminal discovery support to include identifying, preserving, collecting, processing, and producing ESI

  • Serve as the expert technical user of current discovery applications, which include Enterprise Vault, Discovery Attender, Discovery Accelerator, and eDiscovery Platform (Clearwell)

  • Collaborate with the litigation team to develop a discovery plan which documents the procedures for collection criteria (e.g., date range, key words and custodians), review and analysis criteria, and production protocols; for specific matters and for development in to standard operating procedures

  • Analyze search/collection results for data gaps

  • Manage case matter with in an electronic discovery review and analysis platform, currently Enterprise Vault and eDiscovery Platform Clearwell to include, but is not limited to: creating cases; adding collected source data; handling user access rights; uploading data logs; de-duplicating collected source data; Identifying data gaps; merging/verifying data; and assuring electronic discovery production quality in bates numbering and load file creation

  • Coordinate electronic discovery collection results with FBI units responsible for processing discovery for review/redaction/release

  • Adhere to polices and technical procedures for use of available electronic discovery software applications. Provide agency attorneys, paralegals, and other users of the FBI's electronic discovery review platform with training and other technical assistance

  • Provide insight regarding the FBI's process for identifying, preserving, collecting, analyzing, and organizing ESI, including the use of electronic discovery software programs

  • Collaborate with several teams to develop end-user training and standard operating procedures

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a Top Secret Clearance.

  • Bachelor s degree required.

  • 1-4 years of experience as an eDiscovery Technical Advisor or in similar position.

  • Experience with data collection, use of technology to facilitate civil and/or criminal Discovery, and familiarity with end-to-end lifecycle management of litigation support matters.

  • Minimum 1-year experience using eDiscovery Platform Clearwell (or equivalent software) to perform Collection, Review & Analysis and Production of ES.

  • 1 year experience utilize electronic discovery software applications to collect data from various FBI storage locations on FBI IT systems (e.g., MS-Exchange servers, shared drives, desktops) in accordance with the discovery plan, to support OGC attorneys and paralegal specialists who are responsible for responding to pre-trial discovery motions, requests, subpoenas related to civil and criminal matters, congressional inquiries, FOIA requests and other inquiries.

  • 1 year demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills, particularly translate legal requirements to technical requirements.

  • 1 year of experience working on IT network architecture, such as MS Exchange, file servers and SharePoint, and demonstrated abilities to evaluate query audit and server logs for errors.

  • 1-year knowledge of or demonstrated interest and aptitude for learning legal framework that define civil and/or criminal electronic discovery practices.



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