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Senior Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) Engineer

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Senior Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Incident Response / Digital Forensics

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  • Salary:

    £80,000 - £105,000 depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Tom O'Reilly

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  • Contact phone:

    0203 854 2230

  • Published:

    8 days ago

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Job Title: Senior Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) Engineer

Location: London, United Kingdom (Hybrid: 2 days in-office, 3 days remote)

Salary Range: £80,000 - £105,000 (Depending on Experience)

Are you an experienced Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) professional looking for an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team? We are seeking a Senior DFIR Engineer to join our client's organization in London. This role offers a hybrid work arrangement, allowing you to balance in-office collaboration with the flexibility of remote work.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Senior DFIR Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in enhancing our client's cybersecurity posture. Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and conducting incident response activities, including triage, analysis, and mitigation of security incidents.

  • Leveraging cutting-edge security tools, such as Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) platforms and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems.

  • Developing and maintaining incident response playbooks and procedures.

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to investigate and resolve security incidents.

  • Performing digital forensics and malware analysis to identify and understand threats.

  • Developing and enhancing security scripts and automation using Python.


To be successful in this role, you should have the following qualifications:

  • Proven experience in incident response and digital forensics, with a minimum of 5 years in a similar role.

  • Strong expertise in utilizing security tools, including SOAR and SIEM platforms.

  • Proficiency in Python scripting for security automation.

  • Familiarity with cybersecurity best practices and industry standards.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

  • Relevant certifications such as GCFA, GCFE, GCIH, or CISSP are a plus.

Apply now!