Computer Forensic Examiner

UnitedLex  – Overland Park, KS

The Computer Forensic Examiner will provide consulting and technical services as a Computer Forensic Examiner. Responsible for managing Forensics and Collections projects as assigned by the DFIR Lab Manager. Perform daily tasks associated with forensic and electronic discovery client engagements. Responsible for augmenting and strengthening personal forensic skill set, as well as other team members to enhance the company’s forensics service offering(s).


Apply industry accepted principles in retrieving, recovering and preserving digital evidence from mobile devices, workstations, servers and cloud based sources
Perform administrative tasks necessary to manage direct reports – time and expense entry and approval, performance reviews and feedback, career development, etc.
Create a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work‐life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues
Collaborate with corporate clients, law firms, and government agencies to preserve, harvest, and process electronic data according to UnitedLex policies and practices
Perform in-depth digital computer forensic examinations with the use of Cellebrite, Encase, Encase Enterprise and/or FTK of personal computers, data storage systems and mobile devices with highly complex findings explained in understandable terms
Serve as a communication facilitator and translators on complex issues between Client Legal and IT teams and UnitedLex Project Managers and Consultants working to provide creative and innovative client solutions
Produce high quality oral and written work product presenting complex technical matters clearly and concisely
Form and articulate expert opinions to provide expert testimony in depositions, trials, and other proceedings
Consult with and take direction from supervisors, engagement managers, and clients regarding case investigation and status
Reviews new products to keep abreast of the latest information and technology available and studies computer literature, attends seminars/training


Must hold EnCase Certified Examiner credentials or Certified Computer Examiner (CCE) or equivalent
Proficient with forensic techniques and the most commonly used forensic toolsets, such as IEF, EnCase, and FTK Suite
Evidence of excellent collaborative skills and self-improvement
Have at least 5 years of IT/computer programing experience, with a minimum of 3 years working specifically on e-discovery related forensic activities
Effective and diplomatic written and oral communication, with demonstrated strong research, analytical, and writing skills
Deep working experience with common e-mail systems, including: Microsoft Exchange Server, IBM Lotus Domino Server, GroupWise, Email Archiving solutions, and webmail services (Gmail, Yahoo, O365, etc.)
Complete understanding of computer networking, including Windows Server administration, network administration, protocols, and security
Experience administering and analyzing common computer operating systems (Windows and Mac OS)
Advanced experience collecting from and analyzing Mobile Devices (iOS and Android)
Thorough understanding of chain of custody procedures, forensic lab best practices, and evidence handling
Able to work off hours and travel both domestically and internationally on short notice
Qualify as an expert witness in computer forensic examination
Knowledge and experience regarding all phases of a legal discovery project – preservation, collection

Why UnitedLex

UnitedLex is an award-winning global leader in Legal Services Outsourcing with over 1800 attorneys, engineers, and consultants in thirteen global offices and three world class data centers. Headquartered in Overland Park, KS, on the Sprint Campus, the company was founded in 2006 with the singular mission to improve the performance of law departments, law firms, and academic institutions. We provide unparalleled state of the art solutions to our clients in North America, Europe and Asia. Our work utilizes insight, technology, and resources to reduce costs and solve complex legal and business challenges and is focused in the areas of: eDiscovery and Litigation Support, Intellectual Property, Contracts, Immigration, Data Forensics, Cyber Security, and law firm domain and support services functions.

Full-time UnitedLex employees enjoy competitive insurance benefits (health, dental, vision, short term disability, and life), plus paid holidays and paid time off. The company also provides a wide selection of other group benefits and a 401(k), with a 100% vested company match. As a fast growing company, we are committed to hiring talented individuals, providing a great workplace culture, continuously developing our employees, and providing interesting, challenging, and innovative work.

UnitedLex is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

IT/Computer programming: 5 years
eDiscovery forensics: 3 years

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