Sr. Incident Response Consultant - 1205626

  • Location:
    Richardson, Texas, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Work From Home
  • Area of Interest
    Professional Services
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                                          Threat Management Consultant

What You’ll Do

The Threat Management Consultant will work within established methodologies to perform a variety of Incident Response, SOC and Intel related activities for Cisco customers. This may include, but is not limited to responding to cyber incidents, designing and performing Table Top Exercises, performing IR Readiness Assessments, and architecting, designing, and assisting in building internal Security Operations Centers (SOCs), Incident Response Teams (IRTs), and Intel Organizations. Demonstration of leadership abilities, clear and concise communication with a variety of stakeholders, ability to lead during a crisis, personal agility to adapt to changing environments, and a strong comprehension of malware, emerging threats and calculating risk will be critical to success.

The best candidates for the role have a strong comprehension of intel-driven incident response, work well with other people, have strong verbal and written communication skills, a sense of diplomacy, ability to anticipate obstacles, and decision-making skills to handle the fast-paced world of team design and creation.

Who You’ll Work With

When you work with us, you’ll be part of a highly empowered collaborative team focused on both helping our clients be both better prepared to defend against adversaries on their network, as well as responding to active incidents within their network.

Who You Are

Both your clients and your teammates consider you a charismatic, articulate leader and a born diplomat. You check your ego at the door and learn from others constantly, while also helping to educate those who aren’t as versed as you are in topics. As a result, you have a track record of working tirelessly to help your clients and teammates and have even come up with some novel techniques in your time.

Required Skills:

•             Coordinate efforts to architect, design, and assist building world class organizations, that may involve nontraditional working hours

•             As required, lead response efforts to incidents for customers

•             Design, lead and participate in Table Top Exercises with customers

•             Lead and perform Incident Response Readiness Assessments for customers

•             Draft communications, assessments, and reports that may be both internal and customer facing, to include leadership and executive management

•             Serve as a liaison to different businesses and interface with fellow team members and colleagues on other teams. As-needed, manage relationships with business partners, management, vendors, and external parties

•             Lead medium to large sized projects as directed by leadership

•             Be a champion for process. Develop and document processes to ensure consistent and scalable operations and delivery

•             Draft communications and report out to customers, immediate leadership and executive management

•             Manage internal knowledge repositories such as internal wiki and associated processes, documentation, and other collateral

•             Demonstrate industry leadership through blog posts and public speaking at conferences and events

•             4-year degree in Computer Science or a related technical degree

•             Minimum 5 years of experience in information security

•             Minimum 4 years of experience handling incidents

•             Must be willing to be on-call and work off-shift hours, to include nights, weekends, and holidays

•             Must be willing to travel with less than 24-hour notice

Desired Characteristics:

•             Detailed understanding of Advanced Persistent Threat (APT), Cyber Crime, Hacktivism and associated tactics

•             Strong track record of understanding and interest in recognized IT Security-related standards and technologies, demonstrated through training, job experience and/or industry activities

•             IT security certifications

•             Industry certifications such as the CISSP, CISM, CISA, GCIH, CFCE, GFCA, and/or GCFE

Why Cisco

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