Senior Piracy Investigator

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Reporting to the Director of Copyright and Broadband, the Senior Piracy Investigator will contribute to Rogers Content Protection Strategy by investigating, analyzing, and drafting forensic reports on individual and organizations engaged in the authorized distribution of Rogers live linear channels and media assets.

The successful candidate must be a self-starter with experience running online forensic investigations from start to finish. These reports will be a core part of the Content Protection Team’s strategy to impact piracy. The ability to think outside the box and create creative solutions to complex and difficult problems is a must.

 

What you will be doing:

  • Conducting detailed investigations into individuals, organizations, and technical infrastructures involved in copyright infringement.
  • Deliver investigative reports adapted to the intended audience that be relied upon as the basis for civil and criminal actions.
  • Provide testimony, serve as an expert witness for civil or criminal matters; attend legal/ court proceedings as needed.
  • Attempt covert purchases through suspect stores and online.
  • Analyze data and generate ongoing reports to identify trends in piracy that can be used to impact our strategy.
  • Demonetize piracy sites in collaboration with payment processors and ad networks.
  • Determine enforcement options and recommend the next steps for addressing piracy threats.
  • Work closely with internal and external partners involved anti-piracy work stream.
  • Monitor, analyze, and report on emerging trends and technologies in online piracy.
  • Proactively identify new potential piracy targets.
  • Provide internal monthly case reports and update investigation tracking log.

 

What you bring:

  • 5+ years of experience conducting online investigating, preferably in anti-piracy, digital forensics, security incident response, threat intelligence, or similar.
  • Good technical understanding of TCP/IP, Internet routing, HTTP(S), and DNS is strongly preferred.
  • Fundamental understanding of Internet governance and the relationships between ISPs, domain names, Whois, IP addresses, hosting providers.
  • Knowledge of legal and illegal online content distribution methods, including streaming video, online file hosting, and peer-to-peer file sharing.
  • Experience in the identification of, collection and handling of evidence.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms (discord, 4cham, telegram, TikTok, etc.) and how to investigate them.
  • Knowledge of online marketplaces and app stores.
  • Experience in copyright infringement investigations.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Experience building relationships with cross-functional departments.
  • Experience working with an Internet Service Provider or content distribution company is a bonus.
  • Knowledge of copyright law or litigation is a bonus.
  • Strong interviewing skills a requirement.
  • Must have access to a reliable vehicle and hold a valid driver’s license.

 

 

 

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Legal & Legal Administration
Requisition ID: 283986
 
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  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment

 

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.
 
Posting Notes:  Corporate

 

 

 

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA Brampton, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

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