Cyber Incident Response Specialist - CIRT

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  • Location:

    West Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    Defence and Security

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Competitive package

  • Contact:

    Sean Hendon

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

CBSbutler are delighted to partner with this leading Digital Forensic and Cyber Security service provider as they continue to add to their already successful team. In response to the increasing growth of cyber-attacks and data breach incidents, our client deliver established cyber incident response and managed security services. Operating from an Advanced Digital Forensics facility in the West Midlands, this is a growing area of the business. Applications are now sought from experienced and enthusiastic Cyber Incident Response Specialists who wish to be an integral and influential part of this business unit.

The successful candidate will actively deliver a high-quality, customer focused Cyber Incident Response service, working closely with clients to respond, advise, guide and support them in the event of a suspected or confirmed cyber security incident. Reporting to the Principal Cyber Incident Response Specialist, this role is pivotal to the Cyber Security business unit and the successful applicant will enjoy the opportunity to be a critical asset in the delivery of a dynamic service.

Key responsibilities

  • Onsite attendance providing initial response to reported cyber incidents

  • Identification and forensic acquisition of digital material

  • Analysis, investigation and reporting of security incidents

  • Conducting research and maintaining knowledge of current and emerging cyber threats

  • Procedural and documentation development

  • You may be required to travel on company business from time to time both in the UK and abroad for which a valid passport as well as a full UK driving licence and car is required

Skillsets, Knowledge & Experience

  • Demonstrable hands-on experience and accreditation in the fields of incident response, cyber security investigations, digital forensic investigations or similar relative areas

  • Experience of volatile memory acquisition and analysis

  • Thorough understanding and experience of dealing with network architecture, web applications and associated devices

  • In-depth understanding of Operating Systems & underlying hardware (Windows, Linux, MacOS, etc.)

  • Excellent report writing and verbal communication skills

  • Conversant with the ISO 9001 and 27001 Standards

  • Full UK driving license

Desirable Skillsets

  • Experience and qualification in penetration testing disciplines

  • CREST Certified Network or Host Intrusion Analyst qualified

  • Knowledge of common programming/Web languages

  • Ability to mentor and coach junior colleagues

Technical & professional Qualifications

  • Due to the nature of this role, SC Clearance is required.