eDiscovery Analyst
eDiscovery and Analytics, Enforcement Branch
Permanent, Full-Time
File #19-08

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is the statutory body responsible for regulating Ontario’s capital markets in accordance with the mandate established in the provincial Securities Act and the Commodity Futures Act. The Commission’s mandate is to provide protection to investors from unfair, improper or fraudulent practices, to foster fair and efficient capital markets and confidence in capital markets, and to contribute to the stability of the financial system and the reduction of systemic risk.

We offer a diverse, fair, and flexible work environment and take pride in our challenging and rewarding work.

The Enforcement Branch supports the OSC in delivering fair, vigorous and timely enforcement. The Enforcement Branch investigates and litigates breaches of securities laws in Ontario. Staff works closely with other securities regulators, self-regulatory organizations and law-enforcement agencies to enhance initiatives to fight misconduct. The Enforcement Branch is currently hiring an eDiscovery Analyst to be a part of the eDiscovery and Analytics Team.

eDiscovery is a rapidly growing market with the OSC at the forefront of utilizing eDiscovery for securities regulation and enforcement actions. This unique position will support the Branch’s core processes (i.e. detection, assessment, investigation and litigation of violations of the Securities Act) through the utilization and implementation of technology solutions focused on eDiscovery to produce substantive enforcement cases.    

What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunity to support and contribute to enforcement actions and high profile and complex matters,
  • Be part of a dynamic work environment with a collaborative, progressive, and professionally diverse team and,
  • Make a difference and have a meaningful impact on investors and participants in Ontario’s capital markets.

What will you do?

As part of the eDiscovery team, your responsibilities will include the following but are not limited to:

  • Providing eDiscovery and litigation support to the Enforcement Branch.
  • Collecting, parsing and analyzing evidence for the most complex instances of market manipulation, insider training and other violations of the Securities Act.
  • Receiving, logging, and preparation of paper and digital media for ingestion into eDiscovery platforms, including Summation and Ringtail.
  • Creating electronic productions for disclosures, hearing briefs and crown briefs (Tiff/Text, native, Mixed, Concordance, Summation, etc.)
  • Preparing documents for electronic hearings, including hyperlinked indices and searchable PDF’s.
  • Supporting activities on relevant Working Groups that the Team participates on.
  • Providing training, advice, and end-user support to Enforcement staff, including troubleshooting IT issues related to eDiscovery platforms.

What do you need to be successful in this role?

  • Completed a post-secondary program in information technology, litigation support, or equivalent, with relevant 3+ years of eDiscovery experience.
  • Strong ability to work independently or as part of a team and flexibility to meet strict and immediate deadlines in a dynamic environment. 
  • A strong background in Information Technology (IT) will be required, along with advanced skills with Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat products, and knowledge of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM). 
  • Experience with database administration and languages would be considered an asset (e.g. MS-SQL, Oracle, T-SQL, PL-SQL). 
  • Brings a solutions-based approach to solving problems, strong service-oriented attitude, and flexible and clear communications skills that will aid the eDiscovery and Analytics unit in providing timely and efficient support to the Enforcement Branch.
  • Working with the eDiscovery and Analytics unit will require working with highly confidential information pertaining to high profile investigations, as such, members of the unit must be relied upon to exercise appropriate discretion and good business judgement.

Grow your career and make a difference working at the OSC.

Apply online at www.osc.gov.on.ca/en/careers.htm, by Friday, May 10, 2019.

We thank all applicants for their interest in the Ontario Securities Commission. We will contact those selected for an interview.

The OSC is committed to providing an inclusive workplace environment that meets the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities.  Please go to Accessibility at the OSC to review the OSC’s policies on accessibility and accommodation in the workplace.

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