Cyber Security Forensic Analyst
Company: Cygnus Professionals
Posted on: June 29, 2020
Title Cyber Security Forensic Analyst (EnCE, CFCE, CCE, DFCP,
GCIA, GCIH) Location Austin, TX Duration Long Term Job Description
We are seeking a Cyber Security Forensic Analyst professional to
work on the Cyber Security Incident Response team (CSIRT) This
position requires a strong technical security professional, who
will be responsible for conducting highly technical and
confidential investigations. (e.g. data loss, advanced persistent
threats, malware analysis etc.) The role will be responsible for
conducting forensic investigations and analysis in support of cyber
incidents that are reported into the CSIRT team. This role will
require the ability to triage and conduct thorough examinations of
all types of digital media within a heterogeneous environment, the
ability to determine containment andor remediation activities that
may be required as well as identify potential threats. Reporting
and collaborating with the different areas of Business will be
required, as well as providing relevant lesson learned output that
can be fed into the IBM threat landscape. Essential Duties and
Responsibilities Conduct examination of digital media (hard drives,
network traffic, mobile phones, etc.). Capture analyze network
traffic for indications of compromise. Review log-based data, both
in raw form and utilizing SIEM or aggregation tools. Employ best
practices and forensically sound principals such as evidence
handling and chain of custody. Perform live network assessments
using leading packet capture and analysis software tools. Establish
timelines and patterns of activity based on multiple data sources.
Identify, document and prepare reports on relevant findings.
Utilize varied forensic software such as FTK, Encase, IEF, etc.
Effectively communicate with clients to establish timelines, manage
expectations, and report findings. Required Knowledge, Skills and
Abilities Demonstrated computer forensic investigations experience.
Expert-level knowledge of common attack vectors and penetration
techniques. Solid working knowledge of networking technology and
tools, firewalls, proxies, IDSIPS, encryption. Demonstrated
knowledge of forensic tools such as Encase, FTK, Axiom, Black Bag,
SIFT. Experience with malware analysis (reverse engineering).
Excellent technical writing and presentation skills. Excellent
general writing skills in presenting information in a non-technical
manner Business Case construction, Proposals, and Plans. Ability to
successfully lead and facilitate information gathering meetings
with client senior-level employees. Event analysis and correlation.
Experience managing large and small scale cyber security incidents.
Ability to coach and training junior level analysts in industry
best practices and methodologies. An ability to understand and
correlate strategic decisionsmethodologies into their practical
application at an operational level.
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