09 Dec, 2019

Forensic Analyst

  • KLDiscovery
  • Hong Kong
Full time Analyst

Job Description


KLDiscovery are industry leaders in E-Discovery and as such you will play a key role in the collection and preparation of data for the E-Discovery phase.  You will work with internal and external clients in a consulting and advisory capacity to establish their requirements for the collection and processing of data.  Providing consultancy on data collection and investigations will be a key aspect of the role and, as such, preference will be given to candidates with practical forensic data collection and data consultancy experience in a corporate environment.  The role holder will carry out full forensic analysis (from collection through to analysis and reporting) using tools such as EnCase, FTK, XWays 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.


  • Under the direction of the Manager, Forensic Services provide forensic and collections services as required throughout Asia Pacific. 
  • Gather requirements from key stakeholders and work with the project team to provide a suitable data collection plan. 
  • Work in close collaboration with other technical and non-technical teams to facilitate forensic data collection, preparation and reporting.
  • During the E-Discovery process, provide technical support on any data issues. 
  • Provide full forensic analysis of data away from the E-Discovery process (if required) and present findings in report format to clients.  
  • Work as part of a team to help clients understand their data.
  • Communicate with a wide variety of individuals, such as clients, lawyers, auditors and regulatory bodies.   This element may require attendance at criminal and civil courts to present findings.


  • Willingness to travel both domestically and Internationally (often at short notice).
  • Willingness to be on-call as part of the team rota (including weekend work and some public holidays).
  • Willingness to work outside normal working hours.


  • Good academic background.
  • A proven track record in corporate digital forensics, in both collections and data processing.
  • Experience of using EnCase or equivalent forensic tools preferred.
  • Strong understanding of networks and email solutions.
  • Experience using NUIX and Relativity is desirable.
  • Court experience would be advantageous.
  • Highly IT literate.
  • Adaptable and capable of building strong business relationships. Experience of working with business stakeholders across multiple business functions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, confident, articulate and professional.
  • Proven ability to explain complex commercial, data and analytical issues in non-technical language.
  • Highly developed listening skills; can clearly understand client needs and develop credible business value propositions.
  • Excellent written ability; produces high quality reports and business correspondence.
  • A positive self-starter attitude, determination to succeed and commitment to teamwork are essential.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Willingness to travel (often at short notice).
  • Good Business level English, Cantonese and Mandarin.