Federal – Cybersecurity Senior Incident Response Consultant
Blue Horseshoe Solutions, Inc.
Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, VA, San Antonio, TX, and St. Louis, MO. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.
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A Cyber Incident Response Consultant who will work under an incident response manager to analyze and respond to incidents from security-relevant events triaged by the T1 team.
Perform malware analysis and provide recommendations to increase the organizations security posture
Collaborate with operations teams and management to investigate security issues and determine true and false positives
Here's What You Need:
U.S. Citizenship required
5 years of Cyber Incident Response experience
2 years experience performing event and log analysis including Intrusion Detection Systems and experience working with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions
1 year of experience investigating, containing, eradicating, and preventing current and future compromises i.e., implementing or requesting an IP/domain/URL block, file hash block, email purge, software removal, device reimage, etc.
Other Required Skills:
Excellent communication skills
Attention to detail
Work independently to deliver timely solutions without direct supervision
Experience presenting complex technical information to decision makers and leading them through the decision-making process
Familiarity with various network and host-based security applications and tools, such as network and host assessment/scanning tools, network and host-based intrusion detection systems, and other security software packages
Experience with TCP/IP, common application layer protocols, and packet analysis of the same
Experience performing static and dynamic malware analysis
Experience with indicators of attack and compromise
Familiarity with detection design & engineering concepts to tune detections
Familiarity with Windows / Linux architecture and endpoint analysis of the same
Familiarity with basic data parsing and analysis tools, i.e., Excel, grep, sed, awk, regex, etc.
SANs GIAC Certifications including but not limited to GCED, GCLD, GCIH, GCFA, GREM
Compensation for roles at Accenture Federal Services varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York City or Washington as set forth below and information on benefits offered is here.
Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role
New York City: $110,700-$153,100
Washington State: $101,900-$140,800
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