Cyber Incident Response Analyst


Strategic Staffing Solutions

Title:  Cyber Incident Response Analyst

Location: Houston, TX and D.C. (Hybrid, 2-3 days onsite.)   

Duration:  12 Months – continuous contract

Type:  W-2 (Open to C2C)

Client: Oil and Gas Industry 

W2 Rate: 80-85/HR

C2C Rate: 80 – 85/HR

The Cyber Intelligence Center delivers cyber threat monitoring and incident response. We leverage threat intelligence that enables early detection and rapid response to protect the client’s global operations. This role supports 24×7 cyber threat detection and incident response The function leverages threat intelligence to proactively hunt for and respond to external cyber threats. The operational scope includes the client’s global network infrastructure, industrial control systems and information assets.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in the Cyber Incident/Threat Response capacity, or equivalent
  • Previous experience performing incident response in a security operations center or equivalent cybersecurity organization
  • Hands on experience performing host and network digital forensics
  • Proven ability to coordinate assignments within a team setting, and communicate findings using both technical and non-technical content Skills
  • Adept in incident response, digital forensics, and cyber threat hunting
  • Expertise in the identification of cyber attack techniques
  • Familiarity with reverse engineering of malicious code, with an understanding of programming languages, scripting and coding techniques Education –
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related fields
  • Professional cybersecurity certifications a plus

As a Cyber Incident Response Analyst, you will:

  • Carry out appropriate processes to contain and remediate cybersecurity incidents through coordination across the IT Function and Business Representatives
  • Perform forensic analysis of compromised hosts and develop an action plan for remediation
  • Examine potentially malicious files, with the goal of breaking down programmatic functions and techniques
  • Extract indicators of compromise to then feed detection capabilities as a means of continuous improvement
  • Participate in an on-call rotation in support of 24×7 escalation activities outside of standard business hours

Job ID: JOB-231151
Publish Date: 13 Sep 2023

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