Director of Forensic Technology (Digital Forensics)

Reference: Dir-FT
Sector(s): Cyber/Infosec & IT Audit, Legal & LegalTech (eDiscovery)
Salary: £ 100,000 to £ 120,000 Per Annum
Salary Details: plus bonus/package
Town/City: London
Contract Type: Permanent

Director of Forensic Technology (Digital Forensics)

You will have extensive management experience.  You will be managing a team so will have managed and developed teams previously, you will be technically adept and still hands on enough to act as a point of escalation and to troubleshoot issues where required.  Capable of dealing with complex workflows.


  • You are probably degree educated with 10+ yrs. relevant experience or equivalent.
  • You will have had extensive hands-on experience with laptops, desktops, mobiles etc.
  • Extensive hands-on experience with forensic analysis of systems, various OS e.g. Windows, Linux, Mac and mobile device-based analysis
  • You will have an excellent understanding of Network Architectures
  • Broad and extensive experience with 3rd party forensic tools/software (EnCase, maybe EnCE, FTK, Nuix or similar)
  • You will have commercial/enterprise wide experience with e-mail based systems e.g. Office 365, GSuite, Hotmail and Microsoft Exchange etc.
  • Extensive experience with different enterprise class systems such as email archiving, data vaults, DMS etc.
  • Significant experience with social media collection, structured and unstructured data
  • Civil or Criminal investigations background, or substantial forensic analysis as a substitute
  • Excellent communication skills to deal with internal and external stakeholders.  Highly organised.
  • Excellent drafting skills for Reports, Declarations etc.Substantial experience testifying at hearings or trials

The role does involve travel which is usually mainland Europe.  Any other European language skills are a plus but not essential.

• About Brimstone Consulting: We specialise in finding highly qualified staff in the following areas: legal and LegalTech (E-Discovery, Digital Forensics, EDRM); FinTech (Payments etc.);  Fraud - (AML/CTF, Investigation, CFE’s etc.);  Risk - (Credit, Regulatory, Liquidity, Market, Analysts-SAS, SPSS etc.);  Compliance/Corporate Governance ;  IT  - (full SDLC- BA’s PM’s , Architects, Developers etc.);  Big Data and Data Analytics  - (MI/BI/CI);  InfoSec and Cyber Crime; Audit;  Accountancy and Finance

• Brimstone Consulting acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) - a free and confidential service to candidates. Brimstone Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Due to time constraints we can only reply to applicants that match our clients’ specifications.