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IT Business analyst

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/10/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
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    (09/12/19)
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The Role:
This is a 12 month contract
Houston, TX downtown

Our client is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.

The Litigation Support & Technology team within Enterprise Litigation provides cross-functional, enterprise support and expertise regarding preservation, collection and document and data review strategies for litigation, arbitration, government inquiries, internal investigations, subpoenas and divestitures and acquisitions.  The Team communicates, coordinates and reinforces the consistent application of Law Function eDiscovery strategies, the use of Law Function recommended discovery tools and applications, and facilitates collaboration among the teams involved in the various matters, including in-house and outside counsel, IT-Forensics, Legal Analysts, third party service providers, business partners and Company employees to ensure timely and consistent application of our processes and strategies.

Position Details:

A subject matter expert for electronic discovery, an eDiscovery Specialist provides guidance and general oversight throughout the entire discovery life-cycle for litigation, subpoena and investigative matters, including the following:
* Provides consultation to internal and external legal teams regarding eDiscovery cases, including: Early Case Assessment, Collections, Culling and Filtering, ESI Processing, Hosting, Document Review, Document Production, Data Archival and Storage.
* Plans, coordinates, executes and delivers projects - on time and on budget - consistent with matter goals and strategies.
* Is an expert user of, and provides expert advice on, eDiscovery tools such as Ringtail, Relativity and O365 Security & Compliance Center.
* Facilitates communication and collaboration among in-house legal teams, vendors, outside counsel legal teams and support staff to re-enforce and meet the litigation goals and strategies.
* Designs, prepares, implements and maintains Electronic Discovery best practices and standard operating procedures in collaboration with Manager, Litigation Support & Technology and other eDiscovery Specialists.
* Organizes, develops and delivers training on review tools to in-house and outside counsel legal teams.
* Coordinates and collaborates with internal IT Forensic teams on acquisition of ESI.
* Manages projects and relationships with processing vendors.
* Identifies and escalates issues and risks as appropriate.

Required Qualifications:

* 7+ years of combined experience in litigation/litigation support, data discovery, litigation project management and e-discovery processing and review technologies.
* Extensive knowledge of the concepts, principles, management and processing of ESI relating to legal matters, including the use of various ESI management and review tools and applications.
* Good understanding of legal terminology and working knowledge of litigation discovery rules and practices.
* Strong communication and collaboration skills and the ability to work effectively with legal and technical teams.
* Strong project management and problem-solving skills and ability to handle multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:
* Experience with O365 Security & Compliance Center, PowerShell, Ringtail, Relativity or other leading e-discovery review applications.
* Bachelor's degree.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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