Security consultant - incident response

Posted: March 30, 2021, 5:37 p.m. - Full Time - Remote


  • Support cyber incident response actions to ensure proper assessment, containment, mitigation and documentation
  • Support cyber investigations and contribution to large and small scale computer security breaches
  • Review and analyze cyber threats and provide SME support to clients.
  • Interact and assist clients on time sensitive, critical investigations
  • Participate as an individual specialist on coordinated responses and subsequent remediation of security incidents


  1. 5+ years’ experience in security, network or cyber engineering operations
  2. 3 - 5+ years of related experience in cybersecurity or computer network defense
  3. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or a related technical discipline
  4. Relevant security related certifications a plus: CISSP, GCIA, GSEC, GCIH, GCED, GCFA, GREM
  5. Proven subject matter expertise in relevant areas, such as incident response, intrusion analysis, incident handling, malware analysis or security engineering
  6. Strong knowledge of malware families and network attack vectors
  7. Strong knowledge of Linux, Windows system internals
  8. Strong knowledge of web applications and APIs
  9. Demonstrated experience in an enterprise-level incident response team or security operations center. Direct experience handling advanced cyber security incidents and associated incident response toolset
  10. Strong working knowledge of common security tools, such as a SIEM, AV, scanners, proxies, WAF, netflow, IDS or forensics tools
  11. Advanced technical knowledge associated with various operating systems, network services and applications. A keen understanding of logging components and capabilities
  12. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and build credibility as a peer
  13. Possess a demonstrated sense of urgency with the ability to perform well under significant enterprise-wide pressure
  14. Excellent communication and presentation skills with demonstrated skill in presenting analytical data effectively to varied (including executive) audiences