Consultant – Cyber Security Incident Response

Iceberg Cyber Security
London (Greater)
12 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you want to work in a rapidly expanding team within a global organisation? Are you a passionate Cyber Security specialist with experience in working within a Security operations Centre and Incident Response? Are you looking for a company that provides extensive training and c development? If so my client needs you!

They are urgently seeking talented and passionate Security Consultants who have experience working within an Incident Response environment. The ideal candidate will have managed incidents, with a strong technical ability and the desire to progress within the Cyber Security industry.

My client is one of the top consultancies in London and have significant investment to build their already world class Cyber Security function. They have a global footprint and are rapidly, expanding across Europe. On offer is a competitive base salary with great career progression.


  • Participate in security incident investigations that involve computer crimes and require log, forensic and malware analysis
  • Collect and analyze intrusion detection system alerts, firewall logs, network traffic logs and host system logs to evaluate whether unauthorized access or information ex-filtration occurred
  • Perform forensic analyses to identify the presence of any malware, malware capabilities/actions and what actions the malware took
  • Conduct security investigations in Linux and/or Windows environments
  • Provide input into client communications, both written and oral, related to analyses performed for senior level review

Experience required:

  • Approximately 1 to 4 years of experience working in the Incident Response space
  • Understanding of how to communicate effectively and concisely with high level management and C-suite clients
  • Ability to approach projects both from a long-range and immediate view
  • Experience working with non-Windows programs (such as Linux, Unix, Mac)
  • Scripting/programming experience (specifically Python, C#, VBA, or Shell)
  • Experience working on projects in an investigatory capacity – either law enforcement or incident response
  • Strong desire to work on a team in a collaborative environment to achieve common goals
  • Ability to correlate events from multiple sources to create a timeline analysis across end points of an incident
  • Exceptional organizational skills, to include detailed note taking abilities
  • Passion for the sport of Incident Response, and a desire for continuous improvement in expertise
  • Understanding of how to leverage existing security applications and appliances to address a compromise or malware/ransomware outbreak
  • Experience working with Enterprise networks (specifically CCNA/CCNP security)
  • Understanding of how to take malware apart from a virtual machine, dynamic malware analysis, and reverse engineering perspective
  • Memory analysis skills a plus
  • Understanding of mitigation and clean-up strategies
  • Proficient in log analysis of multiple types
  • Ability to analyze complex network packet captures
  • Undergrad or Master’s Degree in Computer Science/Cyber Security/MSIS or equivalent work experience

If you meet the above requirements please apply for immediate response!

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