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Telecommute Security Incident Response Manager

Posted about 2 years ago


Technology Brookfield, WI Akron, OH Alpharetta, GA Marlborough, MA Chicago, IL Columbus, Ohio Plano, TX Greenwood Village, CO Houston, TX Indianapolis, IN Kansas City, Missouri Glendale, CA Minneapolis, MN St. Louis, MO Remote, United States

Sikich is seeking a Manager and Practice Lead in our Incident Response and Computer Forensics practice.

Essential Job Duties:

React in real time as part of incident response events & breaches, including managing client expectations, detecting incidents, developing corrective action plans, re-assessing risk, providing solutions, & documenting incidents.

Examine systems for points of intrusion & recreate storylines.

Identify and reverse engineer malware.

Consult on strategic initiatives & highly-technical regulatory compliance projects.

Conduct incident simulations for clients to help test their abilities to respond to a real threat

Assist clients with building and improving their incident response programs

Manage the day to day responsibilities of the practice including:




Technical oversight of engagements

Be active in the community including speaking on behalf of Sikich, working with law enforcement where appropriate, media interaction, participating in conferences and blogging about new security finds.

Keep up-to-date with tools, IOCs, countermeasures, & technologies.

Share knowledge with and mentor other team members in the practice.

Develop & refine tools, templates, & methodologies.

Be responsible for adherence to and maintenance of company and staff certifications within practice area.

Skills and Qualifications:

At least three years of information security & incident response experience.

Proficiency with Windows & Unix/Linux operating systems.

Familiarity with managing networks & systems for both Windows & Unix/Linux platforms

Proficiency with live memory analysis utilizing tools (Volatility, Rekall).

Proficiency with forensic analysis software (X-Ways, EnCase, FTK).

Ability to interpret findings, identify unusual behavior, & recreate a story of events.

Experience leading incident response investigations from start to finish.

Ability to help identify & catalog sources of intelligence data.

Experience leading teams, delegating and overseeing the work of others.

Have some professional certifications and a willingness to obtain more:

Security & IT certifications (e.g., CISSP, GIAC, GCIH, CSIH)

Technical certifications (e.g., MCSE, CCNA, etc.)

Related industry certifications (e.g., QSA, PFI Core or Employee)

Membership in relevant professional organizations like OWASP, InfraGard, ISSA, etc.

Basic coding or scripting experience (Python & VBScript/PowerShell).

Ability to present security concepts/findings to technical & non-technical audiences.

Life at Sikich LLP

Sikich LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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