Incident Response Lead

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Steven Da Silva

  • Job ref:

    IR Lead (L)_1539870035

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Incident Response Lead

About the Role:

A new opportunity has risen for a successful Incident Response Lead, who will work within a team of technical experts across several business areas, taking the technical lead and providing subject matter expert support on a range of complex problems and client engagements.

You will also manage a number of analysts and consultants, performing a range of tasks from digital forensics capture, host/network and log analysis to remediation consultancy. You will likely perform a range of technical work alongside the team, as well as leading investigations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead our world-class incident response team
  • Manage major cyber breach investigations
  • Deliver high quality work to meet client expectations and project deadlines
  • Multi-task, or support a number of different tasks
  • Manage a number of team members, helping them to develop and providing general line management
  • Attend client site for engagements where required

Key Skills & Requirements:

  • A proven track record of business delivery in a consulting environment consistent with
  • Experience leading complex and varied investigations and managing several incident analysts
  • Experience managing a team of analysts and investigators
  • General technical leadership, having managed technical (security related) projects
  • CREST Certified Incident Manager qualification - or ability and willingness to gain this qualification
  • Person Specification (Skills)
  • Ability to understand and communicate the impact of cyber incidents to both technical and non-technical audiences, at the highest level
  • Strong knowledge of incident response, forensics and investigations processes
  • Deep technical knowledge of methods utilised for evidence collection, maintenance of chain of custody and associated documentation, evidence storage and analysis and evidentiary reporting