Anti-Piracy Investigator

Req ID:  22375

Randburg, ZA

Category:  Analysts

Seeking an Anti-Piracy Investigator to join our team and help Irdeto to drive anti-piracy countermeasures in South Africa


Broadcast Managed Services

In this role, you will join our Broadcast Managed Services team. This team provides works for broadcast/TV operators across the world. By delivering best-in-class infrastructure and technology services, our clients can focus on creating fantastic content for you to enjoy.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Drive Anti-Piracy countermeasures and action such as raids, cybercrime, criminal and civil litigation.
  • Assist with and advise on broadcast and intellectual property related piracy information received from South Africa and neighboring countries.
  • Building relationships with staff, Judicial and Law enforcement agencies within South Africa.
  • Assist with and advise on broadcast and intellectual property piracy cases pertaining to MultiChoice Group.
  • Co-operate with other operators in identifying and addressing broadcast piracy issues.
  • Co-operate with Law enforcement agencies in the various markets to prevent and combat piracy
  • Monitor and report any piracy related matters
  • Testify in court on behalf of Multichoice Group
  • Established and maintained informer network
  • Gather Intelligence
  • Undercover operations
  • Ad-hoc investigations
  • Monitoring piracy offenders
  • Submit monthly reports
  • Market analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Anti-Piracy projects



Experience you bring:

  • Minimum of 5 -10 years’ experience in the investigation and successful prosecution of crime.
  • Legal understanding as per:
    • Criminal procedure Act
    • Copyright Act       
    • The Constitution of South Africa
    • Regulation of Interception of Communication and Provision of Communication-Related Information Act (RICA)
    • Electronic Communications & Transaction Acts (ECT)
    • ICASA regulations
  • SA Court litigation
  • Investigation principles
  • Report writing
  • Administration
  • Correspondence
  • Anti-Piracy documentation
  • PC Literate
    • Word
    • Spreadsheets
    • PowerPoint
    • MS Access
    • Systems Literacy
  • Business process knowledge
  • Research methodologies
  • Information management
  • Pay television industry
  • MultiChoice products and services
  • Anti-Piracy tools and techniques
  • Intellectual property rights knowledge
  • Legal knowledge


Essential Qualifications

  • NQF level 6 (Diploma)
  • Detective learning program / Resolving of Crime
  • Organized Crime 
  • Forensic Investigation
  • Relevant Tertiary education in the investigation of crime.
  • CFE would be advantageous.
  • Strong forensic/investigative experience


Why join Irdeto?

We are on a mission! A mission to secure the world’s digital platforms. Why? Because a secure platform allows our clients to produce and deliver great content. In return, you can enjoy the latest blockbuster movies and your favorite live events at all times. It doesn’t stop at the media industry. Our security technology is also securing connected transport and IoT applications. We are innovative, international and a great place to work.


What do we offer you?

At Irdeto, we know that it is the people who make our company a success. We encourage personal and professional growth and success among our globally diverse workforce by offering:

  • Competitive remuneration and benefits
  • Career and personal development opportunities
  • Flexible working spaces in state of the art offices
  • A focus on collaboration, creativity, health and happiness
  • Working for a truly global company with offices in 15+ countries

With nearly 50 successful years of business innovation behind us, Irdeto is a solid company to join. We are looking for people who are energetic, dynamic and driven to be part of our community.

Welcome to Irdeto!

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