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Incident Response Analyst

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Incident Response Analyst

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Matthew Smith

  • Contact email:

    m.smith@locke-mccloud.com

  • Contact phone:

    0203 854 2230

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-05-18

Incident Response Analyst | UK Remote | £40,000-£60,000

Are you an Incident Response Analyst with a passion for dealing with incidents and uncovering the truth behind them?

We have an exciting opportunity for an Incident Response Analyst to join our client's team, they are the leading specialist in Digital Forensics and IR capabilities, who have been around for a number of years providing top services to multiple clients including the police.

They respond to and investigate brute force and ransomware attacks through ports on devices, laptops, and various other systems.

As a key member of the team, you will play a vital role in providing comprehensive incident response services to our clients. This role will give you the opportunity to work for some top clients and expand your skills in IR and Digital forensics investigations. You would be part of a team that in the future would see you becoming a highly skilled DFIR Consultants dealing with the most major attacks.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform forensic analysis on digital devices, laptops, and other relevant systems to identify and extract crucial evidence.

  • Dealing with attacks such as mass loss of credentials and network attacks that then have to be quarantined

  • Assess the scope and impact of the damage, supporting on EDR rollouts to prevent or limit risk of future attacks.

  • Generate detailed reports and documentation of investigative findings, maintaining a high standard of accuracy and professionalism.

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest cyber threat landscape and emerging attack vectors to continually enhance investigation methodologies.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience in Cyber Incident Response for 1-2 years, as well as preferably digital forensics

  • Knowledge of cloud based environments such as Azure and AWS

  • Understanding of Cyber Kill Chain and MITRE attack

  • MUST BE SC CLEARED or eligible and ability to gain NPVV3 CLEARANCE

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think critically and adapt to rapidly evolving stressful situations.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively convey complex technical information to clients and team members.

  • Strong commitment to maintaining confidentiality, integrity, and ethical standards in all aspects of work.

Interviews are scheduled to take place next week so if you are interested in hearing more about this and other roles, then please get in touch asap to discuss further on

+44 (0)203 854 2230 or send your CV to m.smith@locke-mccloud.com.

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