Project Manager – Lab Manager in Washington, DC at PAE

Date Posted: 8/5/2019

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Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Project Manager – Lab Manager

  • Manage a team of Electronic Discovery (eDiscovery) professionals situated in a client-site eDiscovery laboratory, including:
    • Scheduling
    • Requirements assessments
    • Assigning work and ensuring deadlines are met
    • Creating progress reports
    • Security
    • Quality Control (QC) of deliverables
  • Advise Department of Justice attorneys, paralegals, and case managers on all phases of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM); especially:
    • Collection
    • Data processing
    • Data hosting
    • Document review
    • Analytics
    • Production
  • Administer a Relativity instance and be an expert at performing the following operations:
    • Importing data (natives, images, text, and metadata) using Relativity Desktop client
    • Experience manipulating load files and metadata files, such as CSV, DAT, Dii, eDii, DLF, LFP, LST, OPT, etc.
    • Structuring workspace folders
    • Assigning user and group permissions
    • Creating saved searches
    • Creating tagging layouts
    • Composing Search Term Report (STR)
    • Creating search term hit count reports
    • Running, interpreting, and troubleshooting Relativity Analytics
    • Applying persistent highlighting
    • Performing tag conflict checks
    • Imaging files using Relativity Native Imager
    • Creating and exporting production sets
  • Administer a LAW PreDiscovery processing platform and be an expert at performing the following operations:
    • Understanding file compression ratios
    • Identifying forensic as well as non-forensic container files and extracting Electronically Stored Information (ESI)
    • Identifying industry standard user-created file types
    • Creating cases
    • Processing organic ESI
    • Assigning Document Control Numbers (DCN) and Bates Numbers
    • Creating image files (JPEG, JPG, TIF, TIFF, PDF)
    • Endorsing images
  • Manage a Concordance instance, including:
    • Data loading
    • Searching
    • Drafting Concordance Programing Language (CPL) scripts
    • Creating search term hit count reports
    • Reporting on hosting metrics
    • Exporting natives and images for production
  • Collaborate with DOJ network and systems administrators.
  • Consult with Project Managers, Government Contract Officer Representative (COR), Government Case Managers, Government Attorneys and Case Team.
  • Assist in re-engineering eDiscovery workflows for efficiency and accuracy.
  • Recommend and implement changes to documentation, training materials and SOP’s.
  • Troubleshoot technical problems and answer questions from staff and clients.
  • Possess the ability to learn new software tools and teach others.


  • Must be able to obtain a government security clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in a technical field.
  • At least 7+ years’ experience in an eDiscovery position.
  • 3+ years of in-depth experience using Relativity and LAW PreDiscovery and Concordance is required.
    • RCA certification and other eDiscovery certifications desired.
    • Use of analytics in Relativity including structured and conceptual analytics.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Need to be proactive, organized and detail oriented.
  • Must be willing to work on a flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends.

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.

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