Incident Response Lead

£80,000 | Guildford | Permanent
Posted 24 days ago

Cyber Incident Response Lead
Guildford, Surrey
up to £80,000 per annum £6,500 car allowance 13% Bonus Medical and excellent flexible benefits

My client, a UK Leading Cyber Security Consultancy offers world class threat intelligence, incident response and penetration testing services.

They are looking for a strong investigator who can lead and investigate complex incidents, therefore experience of running and managing multiple incidents is essential. You will manage a number of Analysts performing a range of tasks from digital forensics to analysis of network data logs, likely perform a range of technical work alongside them as well as manage the bigger picture of the incident and lead the investigation. You will also engage with the client. As part of our highly skilled technical services team, and as a technical lead, you will also support other work, ranging from supporting security reviews of bespoke control systems to research into attack methods.

This role requires you to work alongside a team of technical experts, across several areas, acting as technical lead and providing SME support on a range of complex problems and client engagements. This will include cross team working with other teams within our business, and client teams and stakeholders, including senior execs.

Key Responsibilities

Deliver high quality work to meet client expectations and project deadlines
Perform technical analysis tasks such as forensics, analysis of network logs, malware etc.
Manage team members and leading incident investigations
Attend client site for engagements where required (often managing the incident on their side)
Research and analysis of techniques and threat intelligence
Support bids and proposals for the technical services area, and support general business development
Understand where off the shelf tools are appropriate and identify opportunities for novel solutions
Have a keen interest in security and thrive on complex challenges

Key Skills


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
Self motivated and motivates others keeping morale and performance high


Experience in penetration testing, threat intelligence and detection of incidents / network monitoring
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
Consultancy experience
Existing Developed Vetting clearance
Excellent relationship building skills with stakeholders, vendors and suppliers.
Understanding of existing and emerging technologies
People management skills.
Experience of CESG/NCSC Cyber Incident Response scheme teams (As a member, or leader)

For more information about this role, please contact:

Joshua Paddock
0207 516 1232

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