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Sr. Incident Response Analyst

  • Location

    Chicago, IL, USA

  • Sector:

    Technology, Cyber Security

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  • Salary:

    up to 200k

  • Contact:

    Ross Gisondi

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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  • Oversee and participate in incident response.
  • Analyzing cyber threats and networks intrusions.
  • Oversee and participate advanced forensic investigations (host and network).
  • Assist in the development of security policies and procedures.
  • Monitor security alerts, SIEM tools, host and network IDS, system logs, and firewall logs (Unix and Windows).
  • Create and maintain incident response policy and procedure updates as needed.
  • Mentor Level 2 and Level 1 analysts, and serve as the escalation point for security incidents. 


  • Ability to work in teams.
  • Experience with SIEM software and IDS/IPS
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of network devices and protocols.
  • Experience with Mac OS, Windows, and Unix systems.
  • Experience in event log analysis and ability to recognize emerging cyber intrusions/attacks.
  • Ability to work in a high pressure environment
  • Experience using Splunk
  • Experience with forensic tools FTK or EnCase

One of more of these skills are desired:  threat hunting, static/dynamic malware analysis, or reverse engineering. Scripting experience can be useful as well.