Sr. Digital Forensics Investigator

Req ID:  214077

US Dublin, IE, D09 GB Keele, GB, ST5 5SP Hatfield, GB, AL10 9SN Port Seton, GB, EH32 0TD Hartford, CT, US, 06106 Cambridge, GB, CB2 0BA Harlow, GB, CM19 5TR MADRID, M, ES, 28029 Cambridge, GB, CB23 6DP Tranent, GB, EH33 1EH

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families. 

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career. 

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

Job Summary


As a Senior InfoSec Investigator you will provide technical expertise and support to agile teams and IT management in risk assessments, implementation, and operational aspects of appropriate information security procedures and products to ensure the integrity and security of enterprise information and computing infrastructure against unauthorized disclosure, unauthorized modification, and accidental or intentional loss of data.

Note : Its an fully remote working role. May require occasional domestic or international travel as per business requirements. The potential applicants to be based either in Ireland or UK


· Conduct digital forensic collections, preserving evidence in a repeatable and forensically sound manor that is suitable for presentation in a court of law.

· Insider Threat Investigations. Conduct data triage of alerts collected by SIEM\SOAR, Data Loss Prevention (DLP) events and other endpoint monitoring tools. Support insider threat investigations according to policies and procedures.

· Understand and follow chain of custody procedures.

· Support and enhance the insider threat program.

· Support and enhance the data loss prevention program.

· Make eDiscovery collections and assist with keyword searches, deduplication, and responsive document production.

· Identify, investigate, and recommend appropriate corrective actions for information security incidents and potential threats, and responds to reported security violations.

· Enforce security policies and support existing systems in accordance with policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures.

· Participate in the evaluation, development, and implementation of security standards, procedures, and guidelines for multiple platforms and diverse system environments to enhance information systems security and prevent the unauthorized use, release, modification, or destruction of data.

· Assist in developing security awareness materials, security presentations, information security training sessions, and communications to actively promote information security awareness for all users.

· Participate in the design of secure business processes in conjunction with other IT functional groups and business units to mitigate risks and enhance system security.

· Work with management to identify sensitive and critical data, understand organizational security needs, and develop procedures to accommodate those needs.

· Understand information security methods and control techniques such as firewalls, intrusion detection software, data encryption, data backup and recovery.

· May train less experienced personnel in technical complexities of assigned work.

· Perform all other related duties as assigned.


· Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in computer science or related discipline.

· Experience: Minimum of 5 years related experience in IT, with 3 years in an information security operations or engineering role.

· An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

· Certification/Licensure: IT security related certification desired (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CFCE, GIAC, GCFE, GCFA, or similar professional certification).

Profile and Requirements


About Corporate Functions 
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. 


At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.


At Charles River Laboratories, we recognize and recruit all talent. We are a company committed to the principle of diversity and inclusion and work daily in this direction.


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