Leidos is seeking a e-Discovery Project Coordinator to work onsite in support of the Civil Rights Division in Washington, DC. You will work in a fast-paced and diverse environment and will have a management team that encourages your career development and growth.
Be part of a dynamic team in providing legal and technical services to support the Department of Justice. From emails and instant messages, to electronic devices, and social media systems, we’re equipped to meet the challenge of forensically capturing, reviewing, and illuminating the “smoking gun” evidence. Join us and make a difference!
In this role, you will gain many intangible skills, such as time and task management, critical thinking and problem solving, the ability to communicate complicated problems in a concise manner, as well as solve complex problems using available tools.
Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.
The e-Discovery Project Coordinator is a senior level position and is responsible for coordinating all technical aspects and assisting with strategic and legal aspects for all assigned projects and matters involving electronic discovery.
- Serves as the primary point of contact throughout the discovery lifecycle, applying in-depth knowledge and experience to provide expert consultation and advice on technology and best practices.
- Consults with case teams to effectively develop and apply technical strategies, requirements and goals in order to develop and implement project plans, including data collection, processing, document production and trial.
- Acts as the primary point of contact and liaison for electronic discovery issues between the legal team and the contractor(s) to ensure proper communication between the parties.
- Advises legal team on technology options to respond to specific discovery needs including but not limited to recommendations for products to perform early case assessment, document search, and document reviews in the most efficient, timely, and cost effective manner.
- Participates in legal proceedings, i.e. 26(f) conferences, prepares affidavits, and testifies as to the defensibility of the government’s e-discovery process.
- Ensures standard procedures for electronic discovery and litigation support projects are consistently applied across the life of the case.
- Develops cost estimates and advises on maximizing efficiencies and cost reductions.
- Oversees the creation of statistical reports providing information on collection, filtering, processing, review and productions.
- Delegates appropriate workflow tasks, including data management, processing, production and quality control.
- Coordinates efforts of others in response to discovery requests and provides regular reports and metrics as to the status of each phase of the project.
- Stays abreast of emerging electronic discovery litigation support technology and processes.
- Maintains current knowledge of available software applications and in area(s) of expertise.
- Conducts regular briefings on new technology and process improvements with regard to electronic discovery.
Please Note: Must be able to work onsite 5 days a week in Washington, DC (once temporary Pandemic Remote work is over OR when asked to return in the office).
Basic Qualifications (Required):
- Minimum 5 years’ experience providing eDiscovery services and litigation support on complex and large cases involving complex eDiscovery challenges.
- Have demonstrated exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
- Possess detailed planning and organizational skills and have a thorough understanding of processes at each stage of eDiscovery lifecycle.
- Candidate must possess solid, broad knowledge of Information Technology infrastructures including networks and other sources of data.
- Prior knowledge and experience managing eDiscovery projects and related technologies required.
- Advanced experience planning eDiscovery efforts, managing client expectations, and working with clients to minimize their risk exposure.
- Be proficient in a wide range of technologies and be knowledgeable as to eDiscovery industry “best practices” including an understanding of multiple tools and processes associated with large scale complex eDiscovery response.
- Establish compliance with all directives for secured handling of documents.
- Have proven ability to work in a fast-paced production environment while maintaining proper priorities and scheduling on extremely tight deadlines.
- Work as part of a team be able to manage complex relationships with all stake-holders.
- Be well organized, a strong communicator, detail oriented, demonstrate good judgment, be confident working independently.
- Undergraduate degree required and 5+ years of prior relevant experience. Law degree, technical certification, or other pertinent graduate degree strongly preferred.
Additional Attributes that will help ensure success:
- Able to process and load data to Relativity.
- Perform advanced searches in Relativity; generate dtSearch, Analytics, set up workflows; permissions; and Case Dynamics.
- Provide technical input on 26(f) conference calls.
- Write scripts for workflow / query improvements.
- Able to set up batches in Relativity.
- Generate complex productions out of Relativity.
- In-depth hands on experience with Active Learning (setting up / monitoring / indexing).
- Able to speak to Senior DOJ Management.
- May require extended hours on short notice depending on Production deadlines.
- In-depth hands on experience with Case Map and Text Map.
- Able to obtain Public Trust security clearance.
- Be a U.S. Citizen upfront.
Preferred Qualifications (Desired):
- Certification in eDiscovery program strongly preferred.
We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Proj and Prog Management
Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective January 18, 2022, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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