Sr. Incident Responder

Firewall, Incident management, Information security, Intrusion detection, Investigation, Framework, GCIH, GIAC, Help desk, IT security, Security, SIEM, CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker, Forensics, FireEye, Incident Response, Top Secret, TS/SCI, Top Secret/SCI, CERT, CEH, SCNA, ArcSight, Cyber security, Security clearance, Splunk, Wireshark, Malware analysis
Full Time
$100,000 - $140,000

Job Description

Title: Sr. Incident Responder

Location: Silver Spring MD/Boulder Co/ Fairmont WV

Clearance: Top Secret – SCI


Job Description:

IBSS is searching from a strong technical incident responder to support the incident response team for a large federal agency.  This incident responder will serve as a senior technical subject matter expert for all phases of incident response for incidents affecting the agency. As a member of an incident response team of 6-8 incident responders the candidate will be responsible for the following:


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the full lifecycle of security incidents involving enterprise systems and data including personally identifiable information (PII) breaches
  • Manages and responds to computer security incidents through detection, investigation, analysis, remediation, and reporting of cybersecurity incidents in a timely manner with high quality
  • Provide good customer service to all users/constituents
  • Helps improve the overall security posture through obtaining the knowledge of the enterprise systems, and to ensure the timely dissemination of security information to the appropriate stakeholders
  • Analyze EDR, OS, and firewall logs, Full Packet Capture (PCAP), SIEM alerts, Anti-malware alerts, Host Intrusion Prevent/Detection System (HIP/DS), and server and application logs to investigate events and incidents for anomalous activity and produce reports of findings
  • Conduct reviews and analysis of proxy logs, Microsoft Windows and Active Directory logs, Orchestrator logs, and malicious code of identify, contain, eradiate, and ensure recovery from incidents
  • Respond to cyber incidents, including responding to IR phone calls and emails, and preparing situational awareness reports for Agency; escalate incidents as needed
  • Act as main investigators for potential incidents identified by systems or lower tier analysts
  • Investigate phishing and other user self-identified potential cyber threats (e.g., phishing emails sent to the CIRT)
  • Work with users to analyze, triage, contain, and remediate security incidents
  • Track incident managements thoroughly and communicate with end users and management effectively
  • Participate regularly in working group sessions, to include idea generation for new content rules for security alerting and reduction of false positives. Collaborate across organizational lines and develop depth in your desired cyber discipline and/or technologies
  • Follow documented procedures yet have an eye towards process improvement/effectivity
  • Knowledgeable on multiple technology and system types
  • Able to articulate the incident response lifecycle



Technical Requirements:

  • Digital Forensics Tools Experience – ex: Encase, FTK, Digital Intelligence, FireEye
  • eGRC experience for incident management – ex: RSA Archer
  • Packet Capture and NetFlow analysis – ex: Wireshark
  • SIEM Solutions – ex. Splunk, ArcSight


Education Requirements:

  • College degree in cybersecurity, CS, or related field or equivalent professional experience


Certification Requirement:

  • CEH
  • ====IH
  • CCIH
  • SCNP
  • SCNA
Dice Id : 10189480
Position Id : 20-76
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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