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Date Posted: Aug 22, 2019

Reference Code: 46036-en_US

Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 

External Posting Description


Deloitte's Forensic services professionals identify and resolve various types of corporate disputes and irregularities. We also carry out analyses, provide opinions and draft clear, logical reports. We apply a variety of quantitative and qualitative techniques aimed at identifying and analyzing presumed damages stemming from the following cases: business interruptions, broken contracts, negligence, breaches of obligations, intellectual property violations and other similar situations. We quantify actual or potential losses while helping our clients reduce their fraud-related risks, tracing misappropriated funds and resolving business and financial disputes on a fast-track basis.

Our Toronto office is currently seeking a Senior Associate on the Computer Forensics Team.

The Computer Forensics team is growing a national practice dealing with fraud investigations, technology abuses, cyber-crime, cyber-breach, and litigation support offering a complete range of client services pertaining to computer forensics and investigations.  Computer Forensic engagements include complex domestic and international investigations pertaining to litigation, corporate fraud, class action lawsuits and regulatory matters, to name but a few. You'll have an opportunity to develop your skills in these areas, in addition to taking part in national and international projects.  The team works with industry-leading technologies and leverages a global oneDeloitte team to provide creative and innovate solutions to complex engagements.  The team has strong leadership and works closely together sharing knowledge and helping each other learn and excel!



The Senior Associate will be responsible for data collection and preservation, compiling, normalizing and analyzing electronic data for investigation and litigation purposes. Additional responsibilities include:


  • Collecting and preserving digital evidence from a wide range of digital media and cloud,
  • Recovering and analyzing electronically stored information,
  • Support digital evidence preservation, chain of custody protocols, forensic analysis and data recovery
  • Participating in financial and computer fraud investigations,
  • Analyzing, designing, developing and implementing complex data analytics systems,
  • Maintaining case management systems and workflows,
  • Preparing deliverable data to clients securely and efficiently,
  • Assist in lab infrastructure maintenance and upgrade
  • Development of junior and off-shore staff,


The Computer Forensic team members work closely with forensic accountants, lawyers, litigation support teams, document review teams, clients and investigators with a view to producing analysis, expertise, and advice in support of investigations and litigation matters.  This is not a back office role, but rather a position in which you will enter direct and frequent communication with all levels of stakeholders on engagements.

Given the nature of the work involved, a flexible work schedule and availability to travel inside and outside Canada are essential for all individuals joining the Computer Forensic team. Candidates should also be able to obtain a "secret" level II security clearance from the Canadian government, as well as a U.S. work visa. 

Candidates should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (French would be an asset). They should also have information security experience (an asset), together with a degree from a recognized university or College in any of the following disciplines (or equivalent):

  • Computer science
  • Information Technology
  • Information systems
  • Business Intelligence
  • Cyber Fraud
  • Cyber Investigations
External Posting Qualifications


  • 2-3 years of experience or relevant education
  • Technical knowledge of hardware and software
  • Litigation support, technological investigations
  • Solid system administration and infrastructure experience


Working knowledge of the following tools (but not limited to):


  • Forensic tools (EnCase, FTK, Cellebrite, X-Ways, Forensic Explorer)
  • Database administration and Languages (MS-SQL, Oracle, T-SQL, PL-SQL)
  • Operating systems (Windows, Mac OS, Android, iOS, Unix, Linux)
  • Microsoft Office and Office 365
  • Cloud-based technology


Furthermore, the ideal candidate possesses the following abilities:


  • Efficient communicator both verbally and in writing
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Customer service experience in a professional environment
  • An understanding of internal computer components, network topology and infrastructure
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team
  • Keeping abreast of current and developing technologies
  • Ability to be self-sufficient when working remotely
  • Ability to elaborate innovative solutions
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively inside and outside of Canada as required (40% to 50%)


Please note: This is a future opportunity posting.  We anticipate having active recruiting needs by end of August 2019.

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Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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