Cyber Security Consultant / Incident Response. Manchester

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GK Recruitment Ltd
Published
12th March 2021
Location
Manchester, Lancashire, North West, United Kingdom
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Description

Cyber Security Consultant

Due to expansion and growth of a Cyber Incident Response Team the ideal candidate will have a depth of experience handling a range of cyber incidents/attacks.

You’ll have a deep technical knowledge of cyber incident response, incident logs and investigations processes, along with excellent client-facing skills and a can-do attitude.

In summary: An experienced IT support Analyst who’s had good exposure to Cyber prevention, detection and resolution who is happy customer facing

Main Responsibilities for the Cyber Security Consultant

  • Manage and organise initial responder activities remotely and onsite premises to contain cyber incidents for customers.
  • Acquire and investigate server logs, firewall logs, intrusion detection system alerts, traffic logs and host system logs.
  • Conduct forensic acquisitions of disks, RAM (and other volatile data), mobile telephone and other relevant devices.
  • Calm and collected client Incident Management
  • Emergency incident response – mitigation and remediation.
  • Perform malware analysis.
  • Develop the latest incident response tools and techniques utilising upon open source principles.
  • Complete customer incident response capability maturity assessments.
  • Progress customers’ own incident response capabilities through advisory and consultative projects.
  • Delivering high quality technical investigations to clients
  • Distribute written and oral customer communications in the form of presentations and reports.
  • Develop and maintain a relationship with the commercial team and attend scoping calls when necessary.
  • Provide quotations for the commercial team when required.

Skills and Experience expected of Cyber Security Consultant

  • Educated to degree level or with equivalent work-related experience;
  • Experience in cyber incident management, threat hunting and threat intelligence.
  • Experience of collecting logs from and utilising HIDS, IDS/IPS systems, SIEMs, AD controllers and firewalls.
  • Ability to correlate events from various sources to create incident timelines.
  • Experience in cloud-based infrastructure including Microsoft Azure and Office 365, Amazon AWS, and Google Cloud.
  • Excellent client-facing skills. Able to communicate at all levels, adapting the style of communication to meet the needs of the audience;
  • Strong understanding of enterprise-grade technical security controls and defence in depth practices.
  • An excellent attitude and the willingness to learn and study for certifications.
  • Solid understanding and experience of dealing with network architecture, web applications and associated device
  • Ability to effectively plan and coordinate projects;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach to work and a high level of self-motivation;
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality; 

The Desirable Skills for Cyber Security Consultant

  • Previous exposure to enterprise-scale infrastructure and technology stacks.
  • Understanding of information security defence and intelligence frameworks
  • Experience in analysing packet captures and NetFlow logs from monitoring devices, typically WireShark.

Benefits given to the Cyber Security Consultant

  • Free parking
  • Pension scheme
  • Contributory health care scheme
  • Recognition & reward schemes
  • Multiple social events throughout the year including the Company Family Day
  • Month-end breakfast and lots more.

Please NOTE:

This role will require security clearance to SC level, please advise if you are a holder otherwise, we will need to carry out vetting

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