Discovery Senior Associate

Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP seeks a Discovery Senior Associate in Chicago, IL.

Work You'll Do

Discovery Senior Associate in Technology Risk responsible for collecting, preserving and analyzing vast amounts of data collected for commercial investigations and litigation as part of an eDiscovery area. Create, manage and utilize high performance relational databases including SQL Server, Microsoft Access and OLAP. Design data entry screens, perform data quality control, develop database reports and user interfaces, and normalize relational data. Preserve electronic data including laptops, desktops, handheld devices using forensically sound methodologies while maintaining chain-of-custody. Perform forensic analysis using Encase, Access Data Forensic Toolkit and/or open source forensic tools and interpret results. Present findings to clients. Provide proactive solutions and recommendations to clients.



  • Bachelor's (or higher) degree in Computer Science, Computer Technology, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent).
  • Two years of forensic data collection and analysis experience.
  • Experience must include two years of:
  • Interfacing with legal and client teams to implement customized discovery requests using Encase, forensic tool kit and other forensic tools and
  • Utilizing data migration and extraction tools, including Encase, forensic tool kit and other forensic tools to process and transfer data between processing and hosting platforms.
  • Experience must include one year of:
  • Programming database applications to create custom scripts, and automated jobs using SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), and create Batch scripting, and perform data visualization;
  • Extracting, processing, and performing file system analysis of audit workpapers from audit software to produce documents for third party private attorneys;
  • Preparing affidavits, declarations and expert reports related to incident responses; and
  • Utilizing mobile device forensic tools, including Cellebrite and XRY, to collect data and conduct forensic analysis.
  • Position requires approximately 80% travel.


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