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Senior Incident Response Analyst

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Cabin John
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit .
Responsibilities

  • Perform incident response duties within the client's Security Operation Center.
  • Work alongside their customer employees to react to pending, discovered, or actual incidents to immediately remediate the threat, communicate with stakeholder according to the incident threat checklist, and document findings within After Action Reports, logging the incident and providing learned intelligence gathered throughout the incents lifecycle.
  • Work with specialized cybersecurity professionals that perform intelligence/ threat-based security assessments on critical systems, major applications, and networks to identify security risks to brief systems owners of the potential impacts of those risks to their mission.
  • Apply and understand a wide range of technical principles, theories and concepts.
  • Analyze potential attack vectors, loss conditions and unacceptable loss consequences and propose mitigation approaches
  • Research and develop unique, cutting-edge technical capabilities and processes for understanding, assessing, and analyzing system and technology resilience and security
  • Create, modify or assist with authoring scripts to automate repetitive tasks, freeing up time to focus on advanced investigations and other projects
    Qualifications

    The following qualifications are REQUIRED to be considered for this role:
    • Active Top Secret (TS)/SCI required at time of application, with the ability to sit for Counter Intelligence (CI) Polygraph.
    • 5+ Years' experience in cybersecurity career field with concentration on Incident Response
    • Bachelors in Cybersecurity or Information Technology or equivalent practical implementation experience
    • Must demonstrate intermediate knowledge in Incident Response and one or more of the following areas:
      • Threat Hunting, Digital Forensics, Monitoring and Detection, Cyber Intelligence Analysis, Data Loss Prevention Investigate information security incidents to determine extent of compromise to information and automated information systems, must be familiar with notable event triage, Host Forensics, Network Analysis
      • Respond to escalated notable events from security tooling to develop/execute security controls, Defense/countermeasures to prevent internal or external attacks or attempts to infiltrate company email, data, and web-based systems
      • Research attempted or successful efforts to compromise systems security and designs countermeasures.
      • Stay educated on latest trends, techniques, tactics and proceduresThe following experience/education/skills are PREFERRED to be considered for this role:
        • Preferred candidate should possess one or more of the following certifications: (ISC)2 Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP), ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), SANS GIAC certification (e.g., GPEN or GW APT), Offensive-Security Certified Professional (OSCP), and EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).
        • Experience with cybersecurity incident response and assessments
        • Experience at an intermediate level assisting in systems security analysis and assessments, including identifying risk criticalities and handling options, to inform decision making
        • Experience assisting in development of systems security and cybersecurity strategy development, system testing and evaluation, and verification and validation efforts
        • Experience analyzing PCAP data
        • Experience with vulnerability management
        • Experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC) Environment
        • Intermediate knowledge and understanding of complex network environments.
        • Experience with Python
          Additional Requirements

          The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
          Disclaimer

          About GuidehouseGuidehouse -is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. -Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. -If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact -Guidehouse -Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at -. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. -Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. -Rewards and BenefitsGuidehouse -offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. -Benefits include:
          Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision InsurancePersonal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid HolidaysPosition may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonusParental Leave and Adoption Assistance401(k) Retirement PlanBasic Life & Supplemental LifeHealth Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsShort-Term & Long-Term DisabilityTuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning OpportunitiesSkills Development & CertificationsEmployee Referral ProgramCorporate Sponsored Events & Community OutreachEmergency Back-Up Childcare Program

Keywords: Guidehouse, Washington DC , Senior Incident Response Analyst, Professions , Cabin John, DC

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