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Cybersecurity Event/Incident Response Consultant

  • Location: Richardson, 75082
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

Location: Richardson, TX; Chicago, IL
Job Type: Permanent

Job Purpose:
The position is responsible for performing digital forensic analysis and Incident Response functions as part of the enterprise cyber defense operations team; investigating cyber threats, conducting analysis of data sources relevant to threats, evaluating and making recommendations for the of tools/technologies in support of cyber defense operations.

Required Job Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years’ experience in Information Technology OR Technical Certification and 7 years’ experience in Information Technology OR 9 years’ experience in Information Technology. 
  • Understand portfolio-specific applications and technologies along with digital forensics techniques and tools. 
  • Knowledge and experience with SIEM technologies and Security Tools (IDS, EDR, Email security)
  • Experience with researching and tracking Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) campaigns.
  • Experience with malware analysis or malware reverse engineering.
  • Understanding of business portfolios.
  • Understanding of business operations including products and services.
  • Oral and written communications.
  • Problem solving / analytical skills.
  • Experience with enterprise incident management. 
  • Experience with the Cyber Kill Chain, MITRE ATTACK and Intelligence Driven Defense.
  • Ability to execute.
  • Teamwork and collaboration.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to work under stress in emergencies.
  • Customer focus and the ability to manage customer expectations.

 Preferred Job Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s OR Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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