Cyber Incident Response Lead

  • Information Technology
  • Permanent
  • £50000.00 - £80000.00
  • JN -012019-949
  • London, London - Inner, UK
  • Car Allowance, Annual Bonus, Great Pension + Holiday Allowance

Job Description

Our client is a globally recognised Leader in Cyber Security Solutions and a Tier-1 government defence contractor with a rapidly growing international security practice which provide a range of specialist cyber security services as part of a wider service portfolio.
Human Capital Ventures is proud to act as their preferred partner in the recruitment of a number of highly experienced Cyber Incident Leaders based in their plush offices in either Guildford or Central London, UK. 

As a Cyber Incident Response Lead, you will work with the team alongside technical experts. Providing SME support on a range of complex problems. This will include cross team working with other teams within our business, and client teams and stakeholders, including senior execs. The ability to act as a technical lead across the immediate team, and other senior and lead investigators, and into the wider business is key to this role. Our client is looking for a strong investigator who can lead and investigate complex incidents, an experience of running and managing multiple incidents is essential.  

  • Perform technical analysis tasks such as forensics, analysis of network logs, malware etc.
  • Research and analysis of techniques and threat intelligence
  • Support bids and proposals for the technical services area, and support general business development
  • Attend client site for engagements where required (often managing the incident on their side)
  • Technical oversight and support to the cyber incident response team, and wider cyber team
  • Manage team members and leading incident investigations.
  • Knowledge of malware behaviour and techniques employed by attackers to evade existing security controls
  • Direct experience in one or more of the following domains (and their associated tools) preferably with a recognised qualification (such as GIAC, MCP, CREST CCIM, HIA or NIA)
  • Host forensics / intrusion analysis
  • Network intrusion analysis
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Malware analysis
  • Operating System internals and security (Essential to have Windows experience, other operating systems are desirable).
  • Experience leading investigations and managing incident analysts
  • Knowledge of malware behaviour and techniques employed by attackers to evade existing security controls
  • Experience of CESG / NCSC Cyber Incident Response scheme teams (as a member or team)
  • Existing Developed Vetting Clearance
  • Consultancy Experience
  • Knowledge of security applications or processes in one or more of the following platforms :Desktop operating systems (both Linux and Windows based)
  • SCADA and Industrial Control
  • Embedded systems
  • Excellent Relationship building skills with stakeholders, vendors and suppliers.
    If you are serious about security and interested in working on undisclosed projects encompassing with the highest echelons of Government, Matters of National security, friendly nation states and high-profile private sectors organisations working for a globally recognised market leader about to embark on a major expansion of its security consulting practice, please forward CV details for immediate consideration!

    Candidates will ideally hold current UK Government Security Clearance. If not, you must be eligible and willing to undergo the clearance process.
    Salary:                   £50,000 – £80,000
    Benefits:             Car Allowance (£6k), Annual Bonus, Great Pension + Holiday Allowance
    Location:             London OR Guildford + Travel