Digital Forensics & Incident Response Analyst

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: USA - USA USA
  • Date Posted: March 22, 2021

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    FPG Cyber are currently recruiting on behalf of our prestigious client, a Global Cyber Security Consultancy, for a Digital Forensics & Incident Response Analyst, it is a fully remote position but will require travel.

    Position Overview

    The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience performing incident response tasks for data breaches as well as having expert knowledge of security risk assessments, reactive incident response, and computer forensics (ransomware is a plus).

    The Role

    • Perform incident response engagements related to preemptive data breaches, provided analytic reports for litigation and regulatory responses; workplace and employment issues, including theft of trade secrets; investigations related to network breaches/unauthorized access of data through computer forensics
    • Perform data breach response, cyber risk/security assessments, and remain involved in phases such as penetration testing, vulnerability scanning, and log configuration
    • Remain highly responsive and ensure all deadlines are met
    • Engage with attackers directly to resolve cyber extortion incidents
    • Participate in CSIRP development and gap analysis, tabletop exercises, incident response and computer forensics, and data breach response with best practices
    • Experience with scan/assessment tools such as EnCase, Metasploit, Nessus, Burp Suite, Core Impact, and/or others
    • Handle web application exploitation, server and client-side attacks, and protocol subversion
    • Perform IT System and Network Audits; write technical reports


    • 3 years of relevant experience described above; prior experience consulting in the private sector is a major bonus
    • Knowledge of encryption and encoding methods, communication protocols, and algorithms
    • Enthusiastic about delivering the highest quality results to clients on time and on budget
    • Able to triage multiple cases simultaneously
    • BA or MA in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Information Security, or other related fields
    • Certifications: SANS, EnCE, CISSP, or other relevant security certifications are preferred
    • Familiarity with Windows, Linux, Mac, and UNIX systems
    • Proficient in one of more of the following languages: C, C++, Visual Basic, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, Perl
    • Self-driven to deliver the highest level of results for the client
    • Desire to work on diverse projects with multiple languages, cultural, and technical differences
    • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and to travel to client locations
    • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills

    Start date is = immediate (notice period except for the right candidates)