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Forensics & Incident Response Analyst – 100% Remote – $130,000 + benefits

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Forensics & Incident Response Analyst – 100% Remote – $130,000 + benefits

Forensics & Incident Response Analyst – 100% Remote – $130,000 + benefits

I am currently working on a unique role for a Cyber Security consultancy who are looking who are looking to hire a Forensics & Incident Response Analyst to join a talented team of specialists, who are working on a number of complex and technically challenging projects.

The Forensics & Incident Response Analyst will get to play a lead role on a major new project that is starting next month, as well as contributing to several ongoing projects that the team are currently working on.

In this role, you will get the chance to perform a wide variety of tasks including risk assessments, security audits, threat assessments, incident analysis, malware analysis & incident response.

Duties Include:

  • Develop and improve the Cyber Security Centre's threat hunting capability by conducting regular cyber security audits and risk assessments.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the following security related technologies: IPS, IDS, SIEM, firewalls, DNS, encryption, HIDS, NIDS, proxies, Network Packet Analysers, malware analysis, forensic tools, and enterprise level appliances.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of encryption algorithms such as Internet Protocol Security [IPSEC], Advanced Encryption Standard [AES], Generic Routing Encapsulation [GRE], Internet Key Exchange [IKE], Message Digest Algorithm [MD5], Secure Hash Algorithm [SHA] & Triple Data Encryption Standard [3DES].

  • Managing projects with multiple stakeholders and engaging with key people at all levels within the client’s organization.


  • 3+ years of experience in Incident Response or Forensics.

  • 3+ years of Incident and Malware analysis experience within a DoD or IC environment.

  • Knowledge of Cyber Collection Management, Dissemination, Artifact Analysis.

  • DoD 8570: IAT level III Certification: CISSP, CISA, GCIH, GCED, CASP, CCNP Security.

  • Knowledge/Understanding of the Diamond Model Concept.

  • Basic networking and PCAP deciphering capabilities.

My client is really big on investing in training and development for their cyber team, and pride themselves on having an elite team of experts in the Forensics & Incident Response space.

Interviews are happening this week so if you are interested, please send your updated resume to b.connolly@locke-mccloud.com .