Adecco Group

Special Counsel - Data Processing Technician – Level 2 (Mid-Level Position) Rochester, NY

Location US-NY-Rochester
Business Line
Special Counsel




The Data Processing Technician Lead will provide support to the greater Data Operations Team. The Data Processing Technician Lead will work under the direction of the Data Processing Senior Manager, but will also work closely with the Data Processing Team Leads and Data Processing Team Senior Technician and Senior level technicians in order to work together as a team to clear the job board each day. The main areas of responsibilities will include processing of electronically stored information [ESI] by using specific eDiscovery and computer forensic evidence handling techniques and industry specified processing applications and tools. Level 2 Technicians will ensure high quality standards of the processed data by performing all stages of the project workflow and final output, which include analysis, data reduction, processing, loading of data, project reports, status updates, closeout, and check in. The overall intent of this position is to provide support with workflow within the greater Data Operations Department to ensure client satisfaction.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Analysis (Quality Assurance) 

  • Reviews received data
  • Provides options for atypical workflows
  • Recommends specific tools to complete work in most cost-effective and efficient way

Data Reduction 

  • Filters data by file type
  • Filters data by custodian
  • Filters data by Date
  • Removes non-user created data
  • Converts data to useable file types


  • Processes ESI through the appropriate processing tools
  • Analyzes the results
  • Resolves errors
  • De-duplicates Files by custodian or across complete data set
  • Tracks progress through internal PTS (Emerald) Work order
  • Exports data and Prepare for Loading into Review platform

Loading of Data 

  • Creates load files
  • Quality Checks data
  • Sorts by custodian
  • Releases for attorney review

Project Reporting 

  • Provides forms to project teams in line with work being performed
  • Identifies errors and exceptions
  • Maintains project log


Status Updates 

  • Ensures timely updates via email, Emerald and in person
  • Alerts project team of any potential delays or issues with data
  • Communicates to team leads and other technicians

Job Check In 

  • Initial review of job specifications submitted by Project manager
  • Confirms workflow and completion times requested by lead Project manager

Job Completion 

  • Validates information entered in Job work order
  • Verifies correct metrics tracked for billing purposes (as identified by specific workflow and instructed by the project manager)
  • Log Time in hours
  • Log Size in gigabytes
  • Log Document/page count in pages 
  • Ensures all steps in job workflow were completed
  • Ensures quality and accuracy of deliverable


Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Candidates must have a High School Diploma; or a minimum of 2-3 years of technical experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with litigation support, electronic discovery and computer forensics is preferred. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Requirements:

  • Obtains a strong understanding of the Data Processing Technician – level 1 role
  • Ability to exercise good judgment 
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • A great attitude and interest in learning.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, and respond to questions from management, clients/customers, vendors and the general public.
  • Strong organizational, planning and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to interact with clients and team members with tact and courtesy.
  • Maintain a professional demeanor and an orientation toward excellent customer service principles and practices in all interactions.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is a must.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite of applications (including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook) and familiarity with Lexis Nexus LAW, IPro ECapture and KCura Relativity is a plus '



Adecco Group North America, through an impressive portfolio of staffing industry leading brands including Accounting Principals, Adecco General Staffing, Adia, Ajilon, Entegee, Lee Hecht Harrison, Modis, Paladin, Parker+Lynch, Pontoon, Special Counsel and Soliant is the world’s leading provider of Human Resources solutions.


We are the workforce experts delivering staffing and career service solutions to organizations and individuals across all industries. Collectively we harness the power of some of the greatest talent in the world. That talent and expertise allows us to do business globally and act locally with deep knowledge in niche areas.


Every day, we have more than 100,000 associates on assignment, 30,000 colleagues working internally to support more than 10,000 clients in the United States and Canada. Ensuring our business units are prepared to deliver outstanding service to our associates and clients, the Adecco Group North America team provides a strong infrastructure through our corporate and shared services teams.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records


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