Responsibilities

As a Senior Security Consultant within Verizon’s Investigative Response team, the candidate will be expected to serve as a tactical arm of the team, conducting computer forensic investigations and analysis.  Due to the inherent volatility of investigative response work, the candidate will be expected to discharge the various responsibilities assigned to their role while successfully managing a variable case load.

Proficiency in conducting live analysis on networks and across multiple platforms is desired.

The candidate must possess the ability to articulate well in both written and oral communication. They must also be able to manage multiple projects on a daily basis. The successful candidate must be very detail-oriented and must be able to interact with other staff and customers effectively, in person or by phone. Critical thinking, problem solving and the ability to endure long working hours and up to 50% travel is vital. The candidate must also possess the appropriate travel documents and be free and willing to travel internationally, as required by our caseload.

The candidate will be responsible for integrity in analysis, quality in client deliverables, gathering case-load intelligence, as well as assisting in business development, sales, and marketing / PR efforts. The position will operate in a close team of computer forensic, fraud, and other IT investigative experts, as well as customer management, counsel, human resources, and other IT technical personnel.  As a Senior Security Consultant, this position will provide mentoring, support, and direction for other members of the team. This position must also assist in managing the delivery team’s book of business, including but not limited to engagement scoping, pricing, contracting, and delivery accountability. The candidate must be well versed and capable of leading an engagement in at least 4 of our core offerings: PCI-related IR/Forensics Investigations, Financial Services, Intellectual Property, Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT), Expert Witness/Litigation Support.

The candidate will be expected to possess advanced IT technical experience, strong communication and presentation skills, and must be technically able to hit the ground running in almost any back office environment. The candidate must be able to assist customers in responding rapidly and effectively to computer-related incidents and should consistently exceed expectations while working in a customer-facing setting. The capability to quickly identify the source of a security breach and move toward containment is essential.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications / Skills

The ability to work extremely well under pressure, while maintaining confidentiality, and a professional image and approach with customers is critical. This position requires competency in the tools, techniques, and methodologies surrounding incident response, computer forensics, and malware analysis.  A strong training / certification base relating to computer forensics and computer incident handling is desired. The ideal candidate should have knowledge and experience in the following operating systems: UNIX, Linux, Windows, MacOS, HPUX, AIX and Solaris. The candidate must have understanding of information security; network architecture; general database concepts; document management; hardware and software troubleshooting; email systems, such as Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Notes; Microsoft Office applications; and computer forensic tools such as EnCase and FTK. Experience conducting security assessments, penetration testing, and ethical hacking are desired. Current PCI QSA certification within the last year or current GCFA or equivalent. Education: The candidate must have at the very least a B.A. or B.S. from a four year accredited university, and minimum six years of related industry experience. The successful candidate will have a combination of education and experience related to the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

 

Previous experience in a security professional services consulting firm is desirable. Demonstrated experience of managing the day-to-day aspects of protected customer relationships, as well as IT investigative cases and corporate security incidents is a must. A successful candidate should have experience in electronic crimes law enforcement, military intelligence, or with a security professional services organization.

Preferred Qualifications / Skills

A background in evidentiary procedures, volatile criminal/civil situations, fraud analysis and IR fundamentals are ideal as is a strong network of contacts within the industry. In-court experience is preferred.