Senior Security Incident Response Analyst-Chicago

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Cybersecurity, InfoSec and Emerging IT professional placement

Downtown Chicago with the ability to work a blend of in the office and remote

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Excellent comp, bonus, training oppty, certs and career growth with stable, profitable multi-billion company in a great industry.


Continue to develop companies incident response program
Utilizes and adheres to defined workflow and processes driving Incident Response and mitigation efforts
Provide root cause analysis, create metrics, management, dashboards, administration of monitoring tools, and communication process
Collects supporting information and/or relevant artifacts in support of Incident Response activities
Identify and execute on projects that improve our intrusion detection and incident response capabilities
Conducts technical analysis on impacted systems to determine impact, scope, and recovery from active and potential cyber incidents
Leverages Forensics tools, techniques, and capacities to support Cyber Incident Response activities
Documents results of cyber threat analysis and subsequent remediation and recovery in an effective and consistent manner
Executes the Incident Response lifecycle and coordinating remediation activities throughout the organization and its lines of business as a part of Cyber Incident Handling
Applies thought leadership to enhance and advance the defensive capabilities of the Threat Management Center and its subsequent ability to defend Company
Recommends solutions to optimize both technical and process/procedure aspects of the end to end incident lifecycle
Provides Training and Mentoring of Junior team members
What qualifications make you a fit for this role:

Previous experience with dynamic and/or malware analysis
Experience executing various Incident Response Frameworks and Handling Procedures
Program and Scripting Experience
Strong understanding of Operating Systems: Windows, Unix/Linux, and OSX Operating Systems
Strong communication and presentation skills along with the ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
Exhibits initiative, follow-up and follow through with commitments
Strong relationship skills and collaborative style to enable success across multiple partners.
Manages multiple priorities in a high-pressure environment
Demonstrates effective organizational and technical skills
Experience with Enterprise Anti-Virus, IDS, Full Packet Capture and Host/Network Forensics Tools
Understanding of Networking (including the OSI Model, TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, SMTP), System Administration, and Security Architecture
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Related Certification (A+, Network+, Security+, CISSP, GCIH, GCFA, GCFE, GNFA, GREM ) a plus
Ability to comply with any regulatory requirements