Incident Response Specialist

Incident Response Specialist

Job Title: Incident Response Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Generous Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JDCSV_1581587275
Contact Name: Jonathan Dale
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 13, 2020 09:47

Job Description

Cyber Incident Response & Investigations Specialist

Location - West London

Salary - £55-70,000 (DOE) + Bonus + Benefits

Currently working with a global technology giant who are looking for a Senior Incident Response & Investigations Specialist to work within their dedicated Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT). This is a well-established team of digital forensics and incident response experts, who are the lead responders to cyber attacks and data breach investigations.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced digital forensics and incident response specialist to join an industry leading team and get exposure to an enormous volume of nation state sponsored attacks on a daily basis, whilst receiving a generous remuneration package and significant budget for training.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a lead and technical escalation point for all digital forensics and incident response activities.
  • Utilise internal and external resources to research threats, vulnerabilities and threat intelligence on various adversaries and attack methods.
  • Work closely with Security Engineering team to recommend system tuning/configuration improvements.
  • Mentor and train junior team members through complex investigations.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience working in advanced Incident Response function as a lead across Cyber Forensics / Incident Response / Malware Analysis.
  • In depth knowledge of:
    • Network defence monitoring technologies (IDS/IPS, SIEM, Firewalls, etc)
    • Open Source Investigation tooling (WireShark, TCPDump, Netflow, etc)
    • Sandboxing technologies for static and dynamic malware analysis (Cuckoo, IDA Pro, REMnux, etc)
  • Strong knowledge and application of variousCyber Defence methodologies:
    • Cyber Kill-Chain
    • MITRE ATT&CK Framework
    • NIST
    • Diamond Model
  • Experience acting as a technical team lead and mentor to junior team members.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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