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(Senior) Consultant Forensic & Integrity Services - Forensic Technology & Digital Forensics

Location:  Amsterdam
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  16 Jul 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1488369

Preventing detecting and responding to risks like commercial and cybercrime, litigation and improving integrity within organizations is all about using technology smarter, whether through digital forensics or the latest eDiscovery methodologies. Our clients look to us to make it happen, and as a Forensic Technology specialist you’ll be right at the heart of that goal. It’s a role with far-reaching implications, so you’ll be working with stakeholders across industries with some of the most leading technology, deep subject-matter knowledge, and broad global sector experience.


The opportunity - What future are you building towards?

Forensic & Integrity Services (F&IS, Forensics) is a rapidly growing specialty within our organization. Our Forensics practice advises organisations and their (outside) legal counsel on complex business matters that involve financial, fraud and digital forensic investigations and economic damages arising from disputes on various matters.


The Forensic & Integrity Services team is a fast-growing group of consultants with different (study) backgrounds. The team is young, collegial, informal and there is plenty of room to grow within the organization. Our dynamic and talented Forensic Technology team, a specialty group within the Forensics practice, is currently seeking the right technical candidate for a career opportunity as a (senior) consultant level position.


Our team - Do great minds always think alike?

Our team comprises of Forensic Technology specialists who capture, consolidate, interrogate and analyse large volumes of structured and unstructured data, conduct post cyber-incident investigations and perform post-breach (privacy) impact assessments for clients all over Europe and the rest of the world.


Responsibilities – How can you make a lasting impact in a rapidly changing world?

As part of the team, you will allow our clients and their legal counsel to make informed, strategic decisions, by providing them with Digital Forensic, eDiscovery- and (Cyber) Incident & Privacy Response related services.


You will have a (technical) contribution to F&IS client engagements and internal projects. An important part of your role will be actively participating as a team member by sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress while deepening your subject matter knowledge and developing valuable insights. You will assist in performing (forensic) analysis and preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties.


As an EY employee, you will build strong internal relationships within consulting and across other services. As part of our global network of over 4.000 forensic and technology professionals working in multi-disciplinary teams, you will gain valuable experience across industries and geographies.


Job requirements – Where do you start if you want to change the world?

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in the area of (Forensic) information technology (IT), Cybersecurity, Business IT, Computer Science or any another relevant study in this field.
  • 1-4 years of experience in an (forensic) IT environment, preferably including programming and relational database design and management.
  • Experience with computer forensics applications such as EnCase, FTK, Magnet Axiom or HELIX.
  • Experience with document review platforms including Relativity, NUIX, Reveal.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, an inquisitive mindset, high level of attention for detail and an affinity with (forensic) IT.
  • Excellent communication skills and excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken.
  • The drive to continuously improve your own work and that of our clients, we are looking for people who are innovative, agile, and flexible in a rapidly changing world.
  • An inclusive mindset. We are looking for people who seek and embrace different perspectives, value differences, and work together inclusively to build safety and trust.


What we offer – Is everything that counts being counted?

We offer you an attractive employment package that rewards individual and team achievements:

    • Vitality: the choice is yours. An online session with an external vitality coach, practical tips on topics such as nutrition, energy, sleep and mindset, a discount at Healthcity and/or a voucher card to rent a padel court. 
    • Flexible working: you decide where and when you work in consultation with your team. At home, at the office, at the client or from another European country (up to 20 working days per year).
    • Home office arrangement: to optimize your home office, EY provides the following resources for you: office chair, sit/stand desk, an external monitor, a desk lamp, a (Bluetooth) headset, and a large external keyboard.
    • Birth leave: EY will pay 100% of the birth leave, in the case of an additional birth leave, EY will pay 70% of the salary.

For a full overview of our employment package click here: Hoe het is om bij ons te werken | EY – Global | EY - Nederland


The Office

Our office in Amsterdam is located in the Zuidas, a bustling area where many businesses are situated. In our Cross Towers, Anouchka and Lucia welcome up to 1.000 people every day upon arrival. Haven't had breakfast yet? Taib will make his special smoothie for you or simply a delicious cappuccino. During the lunch break, the team of Hans and Mehdi will be ready with a fresh lunch for you. For a breathtaking view of Amsterdam, head to the 22nd floor. Collaborating takes on a new meaning with the Wavespace. This high-tech environment brings clients and colleagues together virtually from all over the world!


Recruitment procedure – How can you prepare for a long life together?

the selection procedure exists out of 2 interview rounds and an assessment

Additional option: (After we have received and selected your CV, a short telephone introduction will follow. Then you make an online assessment in your own time. After completing the assessment, we will schedule your first interview, which will take place with the Recruiter and someone from the team. In case of a positive outcome of the first interview, a second (and also last) interview will be scheduled with other members of the team.)


Due to laws and regulations, and because EY (and in some cases its clients) has high demands on the reliability and integrity of its employees, every new employee will be screened. Depending on your rank the pre-employment screening could contain the following: Certificate of Conduct (in Dutch: VOG) or - if requesting a Dutch VOG is not possible - Criminal Background Check of the country you are currently living or have lived during the last five years, integrity questionnaire, verification of ID, diploma’s and/or work experience and consultation of the Dutch insolvency registry. 


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