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Forensic Examiner

| Austin
We seek a customer-focused individual with a strong technical skills to join DISCO’s growing Services team in Austin. In this role, you will consult with customers to conduct on-site and remote forensics collections, conducts In-Lab investigations, and manage data intake.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for solving problems and creating highly satisfied customers. The role requires sufficient technical skill to understand and address data file issues, identify and navigate network problems, and diagnose issues. The role also requires the ability to communicate effectively to technical and non-technical users, helping them meet their discovery deadlines.
  • Work at an exciting and rapidly growing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company with a unique platform in the Legal industry.
  • We use the latest customer service systems and workplace collaboration tools.
  • Open, inclusive, and fun environment.
  • Many high-profile clients offer a rewarding challenge for people who love to make clients happy.
  • Conducts offsite forensic collections of digital evidence using best practices and approved software and hardware (25% travel required).
  • Conducts remote forensic collections of digital evidence using best practices and approved software and hardware.
  • Conducts In-Lab forensic collections of digital evidence using best practices and approved software and hardware.
  • Provides skilled technical guidance and assistance to staff personnel involved in the investigation and litigation process to ensure precautions are taken to prevent spoliation of evidence.
  • Serves as technical consultant on Data Management and basic Digital Forensic methodology and concepts.
  • Provides operational and administrative support to the Data Management program and Digital Forensics Laboratory in configuring hardware and software and managing inventories.
  • Ensure evidence is stored and archived in a manner consistent to maintain preservation and protection of data and evidence.
  • Ensure all hardware and software is verified and validated in accordance with established guidelines and the Federal Rules of Evidence.
  • Provides oral and written communication to staff personnel concerning methodology used to collect and preserve relevant evidence.
  • Basic examinations and forensic analysis of computer-related evidence and information stored on a device(s) during the conduct of an investigation.
  • Complies with standards, policies, and procedures established for the forensics laboratory including accreditation requirements, supplements, criteria, and interpretations as it applies to digital evidence.
  • Must have at least 1 year of progressive technical experience that demonstrates relevant skills in digital forensic collections and investigations.
  • Associates Degree in computer science or an information management field preferred. An additional 2 years of experience over and above the minimum years of experience with a forensics related certificate may substitute for a degree.
  • Must have experience performing multiple tasks described in the job description.
  • Must have hands-on experience using digital forensics software, including, but not limited to FTK, EnCase, Cellebrite, Macquisiton, and Axiom Forensic software.
  • Must have experience applying investigative and litigation support principles and methodologies.
  • Must be able to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Must be a US citizen and be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Must be able to travel 25% of the time. 
Disco is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Disco will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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3700 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin, TX 78746

What are DISCO Perks + Benefits

DISCO Benefits Overview

DISCO knows its employees and their embrace of the inventor's spirit is the secret of our success. Our focus is keeping DISCO a great place to work, which includes providing benefits and perks that help our employees live up to their potential.

Volunteer in local community
DISCO Cares was born out of Hurricane Harvey rescue and rebuild efforts. It's driven by our employees and supported by our leadership. We donate time, money, and technology to local charities.
Partners with Nonprofits
DISCO Cares works with Explore Austin on mentors and needed equipment. We also partner with the Capital Area Food Bank, the Salvation Army, and others in our local communities.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
DISCO employees who have elected to have an FSA can contribute up to $2650 annually.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan has a $0 premium for the employee, with a reasonable monthly premium up for additional family members.
Vision Benefits
Our vision plan has a $10 copay for annual well vision exams and an $180 allowance for glasses and $150 allowance for contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
DISCO offers a variety of health insurance plans. Our high deductible plans cover 100% of the employee's premium with an HSA and we also provide PPO/FSA plans.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 1 times an employee's annual salary.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
DISCO offers a dependent care FSA where employees can contribute up to $5000 tax-free dollars towards child or elder care.
Flexible Work Schedule
DISCO provides employees with a work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes full-time work from home for positions like our Regional Sales Executives and work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
DISCO offers pre-tax commuter benefits for employees where transit and parking are relevant costs.
Free Daily Meals
Austin employees get free lunch on Monday-Friday.
Stocked Kitchen
DISCO has a well-stocked kitchen including healthy snacks, sodas, coffee, cold brew, and Topo Chico.
Some Meals Provided
Austin employees get free lunch on Monday-Friday.
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
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