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Incident Response Consultant (Remote)

Company: GuidePoint Security
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: June 8, 2021

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GuidePoint Security provides trusted cybersecurity expertise, solutions and services that help organizations make better decisions and minimize risk. By taking a three-tiered, holistic approach for evaluating security posture and ecosystems, GuidePoint enables some of the nation's top organizations, such as Fortune 500 companies and U.S. government agencies, to identify threats, optimize resources and integrate best-fit solutions that mitigate risk.


GuidePoint Security's Digital Forensics & Incident Response Practice performs Incident Response and Forensic investigations, Threat Discovery Engagements, Tabletop Exercises, Incident Response Plan Development/Review, provides IR Retainers, and a variety of other services for prestigious clients. As an Incident Response Consultant, you will be a technical resource that leverages your knowledge, skills, and experience to help deliver results to clients in various sectors.

Role and Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities revolve around solving challenging and complex problems and include mentoring less experienced team members, assisting with the technical aspects of DFIR investigations, and utilizing your creativity and adaptability to perform the most advanced and mission-critical assessments.

GuidePoint Security's DFIR service offerings are perpetually evolving in response to emerging threats and diverse client needs, and your creativity and expertise will assist the Practice with adapting to this rapidly changing environment.

  • Operate as a technical resource within the Practice and actively participate in DFIR investigations including but not limited to Incident Response and Forensic investigations, Threat Discovery Engagements, Tabletop Exercises, and IR Retainer escalations
  • Effective engagement communication, time management, and collaboration with peers. Author comprehensive engagement deliverables that are proficiently tailored to both technical and managerial audiences and fully detail the technical findings, deficiencies, business impact, and realistic remediation strategies
  • Utilize automation, orchestration, and scripting to reduce manual processes, improving overall efficiency while also enabling new capabilities to meet the rapidly changing needs of our clients
  • Perpetually strengthen relevant skills, knowledge, and abilities to stay at the forefront of the information security industry
  • Foster client relationships by providing support, information, and guidance
  • Maintain a strong desire to learn, adapt, and improve along with a rapidly-growing company
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Experience and Education

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience delivering incident response-related consulting services
  • Minimum of one (1) years of experience in an enterprise-level consulting services role
  • GCFE or GCFA Certification highly preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years of forensic artifact analysis
  • Over four (4+) combined years of IT and information security experience are strongly preferred
  • Experience with standard Incident Response methodology and process
  • Core capabilities including network traffic analysis, host forensics, malware handling/triage, log review
  • Experience with a variety of industry-related solutions including EDR, SIEM, NDR, FW, NGAV, Velociraptor, OSQuery/Kolide, and other tools preferred
  • Experience with database querying and analysis preferred
  • Experience with common scripting languages including PowerShell, Python, BASH, Go, and others
  • Base knowledge of service offerings in AWS and Azure
  • Awareness of attacker techniques, advanced threat groups, and integration of intelligence into an investigation
  • Internal operational (non-consulting) experience is strongly preferred

Why GuidePoint?

GuidePoint Security is a rapidly growing, profitable, privately-held value added reseller that focuses exclusively on Information Security. Since its inception in 2011, GuidePoint has grown to over 400 employees, established strategic partnerships with leading security vendors, and serves as a trusted advisor to more than 1,000 clients.

Firmly-defined core values drive all aspects of the business, which have been paramount to the company's success and establishment of an enjoyable workplace atmosphere. At GuidePoint, your colleagues are knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced and will seek to collaborate and provide mentorship and guidance at every opportunity.

This is a unique and rare opportunity to grow your career along with one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.

Some added perks.

  • MacBook Air or Pro
  • Healthy mobile phone and home internet allowance
  • 100% employer-paid medical and dental with generous employer family contributions
  • Eligibility for retirement plan after 2 months at open enrollment

Equal Opportunity Employer

GuidePoint Security, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Keywords: GuidePoint Security, Scottsdale , Incident Response Consultant (Remote), Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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