Sr. Manager, Digital Forensics and eDiscovery Job at Warner Bros. Discovery, Silver Spring, MD

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  • Warner Bros. Discovery
  • Silver Spring, MD

Job Description

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery... the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are...

When we say, "the stuff dreams are made of," we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next...

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

As Warner Bros. Discovery's portfolio continues to grow - worldwide and across platforms - the Technology & Operations team is building media technology and IT systems that meet the world-class standard for which Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) is known. Technology & Operations builds, implements, and maintains the business systems and technology critical for delivering Warner Bros. Discovery's products while articulating the long-term technology strategy that will enable Warner Bros. Discovery's growing pay-TV, digital terrestrial, free-to-air and online services to reach more audiences on more platforms.

From Amsterdam to Singapore and from satellite and broadcast operations, we are driving Discovery forward on the leading edge of technology

Key Areas of Responsibility

WBD Global Information & Content Security (GICS) department seeks a Senior Manager, Digital Forensics, and eDiscovery, to provide experienced digital forensics support, technology, and subject matter expertise to the electronic discovery and digital forensics team. This position engages closely with the legal department in the secure preservation, creation, management, and delivery of eDiscovery and investigative requests across the globe. Initiates and manages the forensic data collection process to support the forensic investigation for assigned engagement, lead forensic update calls to ensure accurate updates are conveyed as they relate to investigations.

This role specializes in preserving, collecting, and analyzing electronically stored information and supporting legal requests for support to closure, focusing on projects from a global perspective. The position will report to the Senior Director of eDiscovery and Digital Forensics, supporting WBD legal, ethics, internal audit, employment, privacy, and information security teams. The role is broad-ranging, requiring a brilliant individual with an eye for detail and the ability to engage dynamic teams on a global level.

You will work with teams to address issues as required, review, prioritize and deliver operations improvement opportunities across the electronic discovery reference model spectrum, and maintain detailed and accurate evaluation notes for issue tracking and process improvements. You will play a dynamic role in helping us meet our litigation support and incident response goals while protecting our high-quality customer experience. You will work closely with GICS to triage, address, and resolve security issues, validate assumptions and drive change with analysis and decision-making input.

As a Manager on this technology team, engaging from the beginning stage of responding to security incidents, providing hands-on investigations, forensics, and response expertise, and helping to develop and drive security investigations at WBD. You will also partner closely with the Legal, People and Culture, GICS security engineers/analysts and cyber incident commanders, leading incident investigations and providing mentorship to analysts . You will provide technical expertise for tools made available to the team and shared with internal teams assisting with on-site or remote collection of electronic data, and able to communicate at a technical level with technical and non-technical professionals.

Other Responsibilities

  • Expert knowledge of eDiscovery and digital forensics
  • Assist with key components of the eDiscovery and forensics collections, in partnership with IT and Legal departments
  • Ability to manage assigned digital forensic efforts in support of eDiscovery requests, employee investigations, and IT security incident response, including but not limited, to internal and external intellectual property (IP) theft, attacks/intrusions, computer abuse, and insider threat investigations
  • Possess skills to collect, process, preserve and analyze data from electronic data sources, including laptop and desktop computers, servers, and mobile devices, per company policies and practices
  • Maintain full chain of custody and evidence tracking
  • Expert ability to perform log, memory, and raw analysis
  • Ability to follow through on leads until all possible avenues in investigating a case have been exhausted
  • Liaise with the legal practice groups and corporate investigators to produce high-quality oral and written work products presenting complex technical matters clearly and concisely; organizing all relevant case information in an easy-to-understand format
  • Proficiency in investigations on the EnCase platform, industry-standard tools, and practices applying technical and functional skills
  • Keep abreast of current best practices, emerging technologies, and solutions in the context of investigations, eDiscovery and Legal hold

Requirements:

  • BA or BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
  • Subject Matter Expert on the Open Text EnCase platform
  • Comprehensive experience in computer system, TCP/IP network forensics
  • Comprehensive experience with forensics investigations and eDiscovery case management
  • Experience with Unix, Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, iOS and Android operating systems
  • Experience with reading and interpreting PCAP and other network forensic data
  • Comprehensive experience with EnCase, FTK, X-Ways or Other Computer Forensic Tools
  • Digital Forensic and Incident Response Certifications such as GCFE, GCFA, CHFI, CCE, CFC, EnCE, CFCE, CEH, CISSP, CND, eDiscovery certificate a plus
  • Comprehensive experience with post-incident computer forensics without destruction of critical data
  • Ability to act as full-time on-call for escalation of a cyber security incident and forensic response
  • Experience with all imaging types and methods
  • Experience in forensic analysis of compromised systems
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures regarding chain of custody practice
  • Knowledge of proper forensic investigation techniques when working with compromised system images or files
  • Detailed knowledge of litigation and related discovery processes
  • Technical Report Writing Experience
  • Work well as a member of a cross-functional team
  • Must have strong initiative and critical thinking skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to show judgement and initiative and to accomplish job duties
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
  • Consistently improves team results by taking initiative and assuming more responsibility
  • Must have ethical and confidential integrity

* Must have the legal right to work in the US

Warner Bros. Discovery Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Warner Bros. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

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If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodation during the application process, please send an email requesting assistance..

How We Get Things Done...

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

Championing Inclusion at WBD
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.

In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to external market data, internal equity, location, skill set, experience, and/or performance. Base pay is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery's total compensation package for employees. Pay Range: $113,750.00 - $211,250.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and sick time and vacation.

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