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Senior Associate, Data & Technology, Digital Forensics & Incident Response

Ankura Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted: 04 Apr 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


Role Overview

  • Situated in the Cyber, eDiscovery, and Digital Forensics teams within Ankura's Data & Technology division
  • Located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Full-time position
  • Hybrid working basis
  • Responsible for managing team members, guiding their tasks, and ensuring the quality of their work
  • Overseeing project scope definition, evidence collection, and technical analysis
  • Providing mentorship and assistance to less experienced team members
  • Shaping an advanced Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) practice for KSA and the Middle East
  • Driving project success and contributing to the professional growth of the team


  • Assist in data management processes
  • Investigate security incidents
  • Assess intrusion attempts
  • Perform detailed forensic analysis
  • Handle security investigations across various operating systems
  • Create project plans, maintain documentation, and prepare reports
  • Analyze client requirements and filter complex, unstructured datasets
  • Conduct quality control checks
  • Engage with clients, Ankura team members, and other stakeholders
  • Support the firm's growth through various activities


  • Proficiency in analyzing log evidence
  • Team-oriented approach to incident response
  • Solid technical knowledge and experience in managing security controls
  • Understanding of host-based digital forensics
  • Capability to construct detailed timelines of significant security events
  • Knowledge of the threat actor landscape
  • Understanding of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and eDiscovery platforms
  • Interest or experience in cybersecurity and forensic technologies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Flexibility for international travel

Desired Qualifications

  • Proficiency with cloud technologies
  • Holder of cybersecurity certifications
  • Interest in public speaking on Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) topics
  • Scripting or programming skills in languages like Python, PowerShell, Bash, C#, VBA, or SQL
  • First-hand experience working across the EDRM on eDiscovery matters

What We Offer You

  • Extensive career growth opportunities
  • Collaboration with internationally recognized experts
  • Benefit from a flat team structure
  • Chance to travel and participate in international projects
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About Ankura

Ankura Consulting Group, LLC is an independent global expert services and advisory firm that delivers services and end-to-end solutions to help clients at critical inflection points related to change, risk, disputes, finance, performance, distress, and transformation. The Ankura team consists of more than 1,800 professionals in more than 35 locations globally who are leaders in their respective fields and areas of expertise. Collaborative lateral thinking, hard-earned experience, expertise, and multidisciplinary capabilities drive results and Ankura is unrivaled in its ability to assist clients to Protect, Create, and Recover Value.