eDiscovery Project Manager

Washington, DC
Nov 27, 2020
Dec 04, 2020
Full Time
Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the WorldeDiscovery Project ManagerPAE is seeking an eDiscovery Project Manager (PM) to join our dynamic team in providing legal technology and technical services to support the Department of Justice (DOJ) in Washington, DC. You will be responsible for coordinating the collection, tracking, processing, hosting, review, and production of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) as well as hard copy material to support DOJ case teams, investigators and attorneys during the all phases of an investigation and/or a litigation. The successful eDiscovery Project Manager candidate will:Simultaneously manage 6 to 10 moderately active and moderately sized cases and seamlessly work with PAE managers and technical staff as well as DOJ attorneys and case managers; all having varying levels technical skills.Manage small teams of legal professionals both imbedded with the attorneys and at our document center, including Project Supervisors, Task Supervisors, Law Clerks (doc review attorneys) and other eDiscovery personnel as needed.Establish collective relationships with co-workers, team members and a trusted partner rapport DOJ client(s).Serve as a key stakeholder in the management of risks and issues across the program, projects and teams while consistently delivering well-articulated, balanced, and informed communications of project statusesHave advanced to expert knowledge of data hosting platforms such as DISCO, Relativity, and Venio. In addition, the PM should possess a working understanding of Technology Assisted Review (TAR) tools like the Brainspace, Relativity Assisted Review, or Equivio. Finally, the PM should be knowledgeable in Electronic File Processing (EFP) tools such as IPRO eCapture, LexisNexis LAW, and Venio.Have experience plotting out and implementing workflows for all phases of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) from the information management and collection phases all the way through to the production and presentation phases in a government investigation and/or litigation.Have experience formulating project budgets, developing level-of-effort (LOE) projections, maintaining and updating project tracking logs, tracking case financials/spend, and monitoring the health and scope across projects (ie, time, cost and resource statuses/impacts).Have experience using industry standard chain-of-custody (COC) procedures and be familiar with forensic approaches for preserving data integrity. This includes managing COC documentation and coordinating hand-off of evidence between multiple internal and external parties.Be adept at absorbing diffuse information, critically analyzing it, preparing summary reports, and presenting the same to internal as well as external stakeholders.Be able work with internal corporate resources such as Finance, HR, Accounting, and Procurement in order to facilitate project needs and requirements. Minimum Qualifications:Must be able to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance.At least five (5) years of experience in an eDiscovery management position, or progressively more responsible supervisory and management experience on major litigation support projects, including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys.Must have five (5) years of experience in working with all phases of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) from the information management and collection phases all the way through to the production and presentation phases in a government investigation and/or litigation.At least 4 years of in-depth experience using Relativity.At least 4 years of prior experience managing a small team of individuals including supervising and managing direct reports.Proficiently with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, and Adobe Acrobat, required.Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.Need to be proactive, organized and detail oriented.Must be willing to work on a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.Bachelor's degree required. Preferred/Desired Qualifications:Advanced degree or Juris Doctor (JD) is desirable. Prior experience using Relativity Conceptual and Structured Analytics, Equivio, or similar technology is desired. Assisted Review and/or Continuous Active Learning experience desired.Experience using Brainspace is desired.Certifications preferred: Relativity Certified Administrator (RCA), Certified eDiscovery Specialist (CEDS), Project Management Professional (PMP).PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.EEO is the Law PosterEEO is the Law Poster Supplement