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Forensic Analyst (Remote)



Miami, FL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Job Description

KLDiscovery, a global leader in eDiscovery, Computer Forensics, and Data Recovery is currently seeking a Forensic Analyst. This is a remote position, but we will be giving preference to candidates who live in the Miami metropolitan area based upon business needs.

As a Forensic Analyst, you are responsible for managing and conducting investigations related to data collections, forensic data, file, email analysis and data recovery within a wide variety of dynamic environments. You will work with internal and external clients in a consulting and advisory capacity to establish their requirements for the collection, processing and reporting of data. Providing consultancy on data collection and investigations will be a key aspect of the role and as such you will carry out full forensic analysis from collection through to analysis and reporting using tools such as EnCase, FTK, XWays, Axiom, Cellebrite or NUIX. The role will also include providing technical advice to Sales and Business Development Staff. This will involve joint consultancy in the scoping phase of projects.

Remote, work from home opportunity.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four-year college or university or a technical school certificate in science related areas and 3+ yrs. relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Consult with key stakeholders to gather requirements, scope the project and provide consulting solutions for proper data collection, investigations and reporting. Work with the project team determine and execute established computer forensic protocol, processes and chain of custody as required per investigation/engagement. Compose reports, affidavits, and depositions and participate in court testimony as needed.
  • Conduct or assist with forensic acquisition and preservation of electronic data from a wide range of information technology environments and platforms including social media and mobile devices. Participate in on-site and remote imaging and data captures. Coordinate and track all electronic collection activities, maintain chain of custody and project lifecycle documentation to ensure computer forensic protocols are met.
  • Provide full Computer Forensic analysis of data using established tools and techniques. Perform analytical analysis focused on datasets such as computer operating system logs, pen trap, hard drives, mobile phones, log-ins and activities connections. Use network theory and data mining concepts to reveal relationships, patterns trends and statistics, link analysis, time line analysis and data visualization techniques. Meet expected timelines for customer output and reports, based upon findings per customer objectives. Follow accepted forensic protocol to capture media images and conduct analysis needed to provide output and reports to meet customer objectives within the expected timelines.
  • Provide effective professional communication with customers through all forms of communication including direct contact, voice, e-mail, fax, etc, while demonstrating the ability to effectively communicate in a fluent, comprehensive and professional manner.
  • Provide a high level of customer service and technical support as needed or required. Assist case managers with customer conference calls and questions, and help answer customer questions about reports and accessing output data that has been provided to them.
  • Learn the proper methods and techniques used for conducting forensic investigations. Show the ability to learn and understand the advanced skills necessary to conduct larger scale computer forensic investigations.
  • This role may require the individual to be part of an on-call program which may require 24/7 availability from time to time as needed.
  • Long hours and shift work are a requirement to meet the deadlines of CF projects.
  • Additional responsibilities may include documentation and training of learned knowledge to engineers and/or sales teams, or temporary departmental work as needed.


  • Hands-on experience with laptops, desktops, etc.
  • Understanding of Network Architectures
  • Experience with analysis and reporting tools such as EnCase, FTK, XWays, Axiom, Cellebrite or NUIX
  • KLDiscovery Ontrack proprietary Data Recovery Tool knowledge and/or experience. For new (external) candidates, this knowledge and experience will be gained through training after hire. Candidate must achieve at least a basic proficiency level with certain tools.
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Extensive hands-on experience with laptops, desktops, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with forensic investigations of systems
  • LAN support, troubleshooting, auditing, security risks
  • Administration of Windows based systems and networks
  • Administration of non-Windows based systems and networks (Linux/Netware)
  • Experience with e-mail based systems
  • Civil or Criminal investigations background a plus
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Good or excellent Report/Affidavit drafting skills preferred
  • Some or substantial testifying experience preferred
  • Occasional travel is required, up to 25%

Why You will Love Working for KLD

At KLD we invest in employees and their families by placing their wellbeing first. We offer competitive total compensation that includes base pay, bonus potential, inclusive benefits, wellness programs, and perks. We use market and industry data to inform pay decisions while considering geography and labor markets, individual experience, and business needs. Individual compensation will vary, although a reasonable estimate of the current annualized base pay range for this position is $60,000 to $90,000.

  • This position is 100% remote, and we offer a high-performance laptop computer, options for wireless headset or external speaker, up to two 24" 2K monitors, and a mobile phone for business use.
  • Generous paid time off, that offers various time off options to help employees maintain a work-life balance, such as vacation, paid sick leave, parental leave, paid jury leave and more!
  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits package that includes life insurance, short- and long-term disability, to promote the health of our employees.
  • Remote-friendly, flexible working culture, where you can apply to work from a number of global locations.
  • A focus on continuous professional development through various training and education reimbursement programs.
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace where we all learn, grow, and achieve the greatest heights…together.
  • A surrounding team of mission-driven individuals who genuinely love what they do.
  • Equity incentives and company bonus programs; that way, we all share in the success of KLDiscovery.
  • Free, fun, interactive and incentivized global wellness program that promotes the wellbeing of our employees plus offers a wide range of perks and discounts!
  • FREE Employee Support Program (ESP) because we all could use a little help and support every now and then.
  • 401(k) with employer match to help our employees achieve financial success.
  • KLD supports the communities where our employees live and offers a paid community service day for employees to volunteer with what resonates with them.
  • To keep our furry, 4-legged family members healthy, KLD employees can opt in for Pet Insurance.

Our Cultural Values

Entrepreneurs at heart, we are a customer first team sharing one goal and one vision. We seek team members who are:

  • Humble - No one is above another; we all work together to meet our clients’ needs and we acknowledge our own weaknesses
  • Hungry - We all are driven internally to be successful and to continually expand our contribution and impact
  • Smart - We use emotional intelligence when working with one another and with clients

Our culture shapes our actions, our products, and the relationships we forge with our customers.

Who We Are

KLDiscovery provides technology-enabled services and software to help law firms, corporations, government agencies and consumers solve complex data challenges. The company, with offices in 26 locations across 17 countries, is a global leader in delivering best-in-class eDiscovery, information governance and data recovery solutions to support the litigation, regulatory compliance, internal investigation and data recovery and management needs of our clients.

Serving clients for over 30 years, KLDiscovery offers data collection and forensic investigation, early case assessment, electronic discovery and data processing, application software and data hosting for web-based document reviews, and managed document review services. In addition, through its global Ontrack Data Recovery business, KLDiscovery delivers world-class data recovery, email extraction and restoration, data destruction and tape management.

KLDiscovery has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America by both Inc. Magazine (Inc. 5000) and Deloitte (Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500) and CEO Chris Weiler has been honored as a past Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year™. Additionally, KLDiscovery is an Orange-level Relativity Best in Service Partner, a Relativity Premium Hosting Partner and maintains ISO/IEC 27001 Certified data centers.

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