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IBM Cyber Security Forensic Analyst - CISO in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Introduction

IBM is seeking a Cyber Security Forensic Analyst professional to work on the Cyber Security Incident Response team (CSIRT) This position requires a strong technical security professional, who will be responsible for conducting highly technical and confidential investigations. (e.g. data loss, advanced persistent threats, malware analysis etc)

The role will be responsible for conducting forensic investigations and analysis in support of cyber incidents that are reported into the CSIRT team. This role will require the ability to triage and conduct thorough examinations of all types of digital media within a heterogeneous environment, the ability to determine containment and/or remediation activities that may be required as well as identify potential threats. Reporting and collaborating with the different areas of Business will be required, as well as providing relevant lesson learned output that can be fed into the IBM threat landscape.

Location for this role: Markham, Toronto, Ottawa or Western region.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct examination of digital media (hard drives, network traffic, mobile phones, etc.).

  • Capture / analyze network traffic for indications of compromise.

  • Review log-based data, both in raw form and utilizing SIEM or aggregation tools.

  • Employ best practices and forensically sound principals such as evidence handling and chain of custody.

  • Perform live network assessments using leading packet capture and analysis software tools.

  • Establish timelines and patterns of activity based on multiple data sources.

  • Identify, document and prepare reports on relevant findings.

  • Utilize varied forensic software such as FTK, Encase, IEF, etc.

  • Effectively communicate with clients to establish timelines, manage expectations, and report findings.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in IT Security Digital Forensics

  • At least 2 years of experience in Incident Response in a global corporate enterprise

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Certified in EnCE, CFCE, CCE, DFCP, GCIA, GCIH, GREM, CSIH

  • Strong understanding of networking protocols.

  • Experience in fast-paced investigations.

  • Experience with programming or scripting languages.

  • Familiar with Q-Rader SIEM tool is a plus

  • Demonstrated system administration skills.

  • Ability to present highly technical information to non-technical audiences.

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Location Statement

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