Senior Incident Response Consultant

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £45000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Steven Da Silva

  • Job ref:

    Senior IR Manchester_1542126838

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Incident Response Consultant

About the role:

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for an Incident Response Consultant, to work for a market leading cyber security consultancy, working within a dedicated and dynamic environment, delivering consolidated analysis, detection, event monitoring and escalation alongside a team of industry experts.

Working with the latest, cutting-edge technology, you will be working as part of the Incident Response Team, delivering investigations and Incident Response services to clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will participate in technical response to different security incidents.
  • Investigation and performance of root cause analysis on intrusions within the company.
  • Maintaining target utilisation on client chargeable projects.
  • You will also be helping with the development of the company's incident response capabilities, in addition to writing and maintaining playbooks, assisting in cyber-scenario exercises and assessing different incident response maturities.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of different client-server infrastructures, related logging and alerting and security architectures.
  • Experience within Windows, Linux and/or OS X internals.
  • Experience in memory analysis and malware analysis.
  • Ability to report key findings in a clear and concise manner to both technical and senior management audiences.
  • Must understand different file-system analysis such as HFS+, NTFS, FAT and EXT2/3/4 and able to and find and extract mutual disk-based indicators of compromise.
  • Must have a qualification in Incident Response and Forensics; GIAC or CREST or ACE.

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