Senior Incident Response Analyst

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

Job Summary:
Wyvern Security is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Incident Response Analyst to join our elite team. In this role, you will be a key player in identifying, analyzing, and mitigating cybersecurity incidents, contributing to the overall security posture of our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and conduct in-depth analysis of complex security incidents, determining root causes and developing effective mitigation strategies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional cybersecurity teams to enhance incident detection and response capabilities.
  • Utilize advanced tools and technologies to investigate and respond to high-impact security alerts.
  • Develop and maintain incident response playbooks, procedures, and knowledge base documentation.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to junior incident response analysts.
  • Contribute to generating responses to crisis or urgent situations, employing mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery approaches to maximize information security.

Additional Duties:

  • Lead one or more functional security teams.
  • Support the development of staff schedules and staffing forecasts for approval.
  • Ensure shift members follow the appropriate incident escalation and reporting procedures.
  • Provide support promptly and efficiently through front-line telephone and email communications.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in incident response or a similar cybersecurity role.
  • In-depth understanding of cybersecurity frameworks, tactics, techniques, and procedures.
  • Proven expertise with security information and event management (SIEM) tools.
  • Relevant certifications such as GCIA, GCIH, GSEC, GMON, Security+, Splunk Core Power User.
  • Strong leadership, 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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