Mid-level Incident Response Analyst

About Us:
Wyvern Security is a leading cybersecurity firm dedicated to providing cutting-edge solutions that protect organizations from evolving cyber threats. Our team of experts is committed to staying ahead of cyber adversaries, ensuring the security of our clients’ sensitive information.

Job Summary:
Wyvern Security is currently seeking a skilled and motivated Mid-level Incident Response Analyst to join our dynamic team. As an integral part of our incident response team, you will play a crucial role in identifying, analyzing, and mitigating cybersecurity incidents to safeguard our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough analysis of security incidents, determining the root cause and developing effective mitigation strategies.
  • Collaborate with other cybersecurity professionals to enhance incident detection and response capabilities.
  • Utilize advanced tools and technologies to investigate and respond to security alerts.
  • Develop and maintain incident response playbooks and procedures.
  • Provide support during incident recovery efforts, ensuring the restoration of normal operations.
  • Contribute to generating responses to crisis or urgent situations to mitigate immediate and/or potential threats.
  • Use mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery approaches as needed to maximize information security.

Duties may include:

  • Perform forensic analysis on hosts supporting investigations.
  • Conduct malware analysis in an out-of-band environment (static and dynamic), including complex malware.
  • Assist with knowledge management – Standard Operating Procedures and procedural support data.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in incident response or a similar cybersecurity role.
  • Solid understanding of cybersecurity frameworks, tactics, techniques, and procedures.
  • Experience with security information and event management (SIEM) tools.
  • Familiarity with malware analysis and forensic investigation techniques.
  • Relevant certifications such as GCIA, GCIH, GSEC, Security+, Splunk Core Power User.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.

The task shall be executed at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, One Columbus Circle, N.E., Washington, DC 20544, during standard business hours from Monday to Thursday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET. On Fridays, work will be conducted remotely from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET. Additionally, there may be, on average, two high-priority incidents per month that necessitate work beyond regular business hours.

If you are ready for an exciting opportunity and meet the qualifications, apply now to be a part of Wyvern Security’s dynamic team. Take the next step in your career with us!

Wyvern Security is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Remote Washington-DC

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