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Incident Response Consultant (London or Cheltenham)

Job Title: Incident Response Consultant (London or Cheltenham)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
REF: 2812
Contact Name: Thomas Taylor
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Incident Response Consultant

 (London or Cheltenham)


The Role

Do you want to be part of a consultancy at the cutting edge of information security? My client pride’s themselves on their unique and meticulous approach to helping clients solve their most complex information security challenges.

Their Response division is dedicated to helping clients detect and effectively respond to the most sophisticated attackers in the current threat landscape, while assisting them to reduce the likelihood and severity of successful attack over the longer term. My client is regarded as one of the pre-eminent incident response providers in the UK and has wide exposure to the most challenging and interesting threats affecting companies today.

They have a range of roles available within the Response division and is on the constant lookout for motivated, skilled and experienced people to join the team.

This role is based at either their London or Cheltenham office; with travel to client site, when required.


The Company

My client is an independently operated cyber security consultancy, focusing on providing highly skilled consultants to help organisations with their information security challenges. They work with some of the world’s most high profile blue chip companies and government organisations.

They have been growing rapidly and are expanding their teams and services. They have offices in the UK, Germany, New York and Australia, and are recruiting in order to support an expanding business.


Skills Required

For a senior role within our incident response team we would expect you to have at least 5 years’ experience in the field.

  • Incident Management – Leading engagements and working on-site with clients to track down malicious activity on their networks.
  • Technical Incident Analysis – Investigating incidents on behalf of clients through in-depth network, host, malware, forensic, log, or intelligence analysis based on the foundation of Context’s considerable capability.
  • Threat Intelligence – Developing and maintaining Context’s intelligence holdings through exploration of the threat landscape and investigation of current and emerging threats.
  • Technical Development – Responsible for engineering the systems and designing the deployments that underpin a significant proportion of the Response divisions work and services.

You must be able to demonstrate experience in, and an understanding of, areas relevant to the applicable role. For example, we may look at the following:

  • Forensics
  • Scripting
  • Malware analysis
  • Reverse engineering
  • Threat intelligence
  • Incident handling
  • Client interaction
  • Technical report writing

SC clearance, or the ability to obtain SC clearance as a minimum would be preferred.


Package Details

A competitive salary and package aligned to market rates and including annual review.

My client hosts a comprehensive bonus scheme and benefits including: 25 days annual leave, option to buy up to 5 extra days; company pension scheme, contributory of up to 8%; company share plan; numerous voluntary benefits including Cycle to Work Scheme, Season Ticket Loan; free eye tests and sabbatical options.

Employees also benefit from an individually tailored learning and development plan which can include financial support with tuition/exam fees and access to various conference opportunities.

Company ethos is paramount and so, in addition to these bonuses and benefits, the company offers a flexible working environment, regular social activities and various day to day extras such as free refreshments.