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Cyber & Forensics Investigator

An opportunity for proven Cyber & Forensics Investigator to join a cutting edge consultancy based in London (with global locations)

Job Description

Cyber & Forensics Investigator
London with Travel ( at short notice at times)
£50,000 - £70,000 + Benefits & Bonus

I am seeking a 'proven' Cyber & Forensics Investigator for growing Cyber focussed (investigative, compliance, and cyber defense services) organisation.

My client is a truly modern organisation working with cutting edge technology, employing Subject matter experts bring solutions and results to their multinational clients within the public and private sector.
Within this role, you be tasked with identifying, investigating and containing advanced cyber security threats and then advising clients on cyber defence security best practices.

Key Responsibilities

" To ascertain and understand the client problem, identify the relevant issues and determine a course of action suitable to address the client problem.
" To conduct detailed investigations in the following areas;
" Vulnerability and security assessments for client systems
" Information security risk and architecture assessments
" Forensic analysis of network and web based data
" Forensic examinations of personal and mobile devices (not core)
" To produce client ready reports and deliver findings, as part of a team, in client meetings.

Essential Working Knowledge and Experience

" Proven track record in conducting information and network security assessments, identifying weaknesses and areas of improvement and producing recommendation
" Proven experience with in-depth technical and forensic analysis of computer networks and systems, as well as having a solid understanding of penetration testing principles and information assurance risk assessment methodologies.
" Experience in detection techniques using a wide variety of security products including COTS and open source (i.e. maltego, splunk, wireshark, etc)
" Experience with scripting in Python, Bash, Powershell, Javascript, and WMIC
" Forensic capability and experience (Encase, FTK, Cellebrite, others)
" Knowledge of networking fundamentals (all OSI layers) and network device configuration
" Knowledge of the Windows, Mac and Unix/Linux operating systems
" Knowledge of software exploitation (web, client-server and mobile) on modern operating systems
" Knowledge of proprietary and open source security and vulnerability mapping software
" Familiarity with acquisition and analysis of log output from networking devices, operating systems, cloud and infrastructure services
" Ability to perform network vulnerability assessments
" Familiarity with common reconnaissance, exploitation, and post exploitation techniques.
" Strong knowledge of networking protocols and packet analysis
" Well versed in multiple security technologies such as Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Web Proxies and network switches amongst others
" Demonstrated understanding of cyber investigations, forensic principles, evidence handling requirements and ICT architectures and infrastructure design principles "h
" Relevant security certifications a plus (such as: CISSP, GCIA, GCIH, GREM, CEH, others), but not mandatory
" Ability to work under pressure in time critical situations
" Ability to articulate and visually present complex forensic investigation and analysis results

Other requirements
The successful candidate must be able to travel at short notice for limited periods of time.

Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Tom Hickling

Tom Hickling profile

I specialise within the network security market, focusing on SIEM, Next-Gen Firewalls, IDS, SOC and IR skills. I excel in placing senior security engineers, professional services and pre-sales consultants within my given niche. I strive to build long-term, fruitful relationships with varied MSSPs, vendors and consultancies, working with hiring managers and internal recruitment teams.