Digital Forensics & Cybersecurity Specialist

Location: Summit, NJ US

Job Category: Information Technology

Work Location: Summit West 556 Morris Avenue SUMMIT 07901

Organization: Celgene Corporation

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Standard

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.  We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries – and growing – we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.


Reporting to Celgene’s IT Security Director, the Digital Forensics & Cybersecurity Specialist position works with and under the direction of legal counsel on eDiscovery and forensics. This position will also work with cybersecurity stakeholders including, legal counsel, privacy and cybersecurity specialist, information technology departments, and service providers to manage an efficient and defensible data collection, preservation, and forensic analysis capability in support of legal and cybersecurity investigation matters. This position utilizes strong analytical and project management knowledge as well as digital forensics skills and expertise with technologies such as Symantec Enterprise Vault, Discovery Accelerator, Cellebrite, Guidance EnCase, FireEye, Splunk and Exterro Fusion Legal Hold. It also involves extensive interaction and collaboration with the Legal department, IT departments and various business functions.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Defining and maturing the existing data collection and preservation processes under the direction of legal counsel in support of Legal and eDiscovery initiatives.
  • Perform system forensic analysis to support legal investigations (under direction of Legal counsel) or to identify, contain and remediate sophisticated threats.
  • Under the direction of legal counsel, implement internal procedures to identify, collect and preserve electronic evidence in an approved, documented, repeatable and defensible means.
  • Under the direction of legal counsel, conduct searches in production, archival and eDiscovery systems to identify and collect relevant information in response to legal requests.
  • Assist Litigation Paralegal in managing and overseeing relationships with eDiscovery service providers.
  • Advise legal counsel on concerns relating to eDiscovery, data collection/preservation, data privacy, data security and other information management issues.
  • Communicate realistic and defined data collection timeframes to inside and outside counsel.
  • Work with IT Stakeholders to develop and implement standards and requirements for end to end data life-cycle including archiving, data mapping and defensible disposition.
  • Working with security monitoring solutions (e.g. IPS, NAC, DLP, SIEM etc.)
  • Respond to security alerts, triage events and handle remediation of security incidents.
  • Assist with the on-boarding of new technology across Celgene to assure new technology, systems and business tools have considered the issues and requirements of eDiscovery best practices prior to implementation.



Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field. Master’s degree in Cybersecurity is a plus.


  • Bachelor’s degree with high academic achievement. Master’s degree in Cybersecurity is a plus.
  • Project management experience is a plus.
  • Proficient at multitasking and prioritizing in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding of current eDiscovery and forensics practices, including the relationship between eDiscovery and related disciplines (eCompliance, Records, Information Governance, IT, Data Privacy/Protection, Data Security)
  • Strong working experience with PC and mobile device forensics tools such as (EnCase, FTK, Redline, Volatility, Cellebrite, etc.)
  • Experience using threat detection technologies such as Splunk, FireEye, Cisco Firesight, McAfee EPO is a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously from inception to completion and achieve goals
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify continuous improvements in policies and processes and execute on those improvements
  • Must be detail-oriented, analytical, technical, flexible, self-motivated and big-picture minded
  • Strong written and verbal communication skill
  • Ability to act as a change agent
  • Excel, Access and Power Point skills
  • Experience with eDiscovery and digital forensics tools and concepts
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in written forms in a professional manner
  • Ability to plan and organize work schedule for self
  • Ability to work as both a team member and leader, meet team schedules, and contribute to the team’s goals and objectives
  • Actively participate in meetings and provide constructive input to Sr. Corporate Records Manager regarding technical and information governance policy matters
  • Facilitate when requested, meetings, establish agendas, and document follow-up actions as needed
  • Experience working in a global (multinational) environment is a plus
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry is a plus

Professional Certifications

EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE) or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certifications a plus


Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is a plus

Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS) is a plus

Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.


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