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      Cyber Incident Responder




      A global risk and intelligence consultancy is looking to appoint a Cyber Incident Responder in Utrecht.


      Cyber Security division is the fastest-growing part of the firm and the cyber sector is always evolving, and the Advisory, Testing, and Incident Response practices are in more demand than ever. The Netherlands Cyber office was opened in 2022 and delivers all services to clients in the Benelux region.


      The firm is building a team to meet this challenge. The firm prides itself on being quick to respond, innovate, and improve without getting too hung up on hierarchy or bureaucracy. If your ideas are good enough, you will be empowered to implement them. If you’re the best person to talk to a customer, you’ll get that opportunity, regardless of the title in your email signature. And when you need a hand, your team will always have your back.


      The firm also doesn’t believe there’s a typical cyber security professional and it has built a team of intelligence analysts, technical specialists, software developers, investigators, risk managers, and more. You’ll always find a range of perspectives and expertise to help you learn and grow.


      Key Responsibilities

      ● Managing incident response cases from first contact through to closure: you will be the primary point of contact for all internal and external stakeholders, accountable for delivery in-time and on budget. You will coordinate non-technical workstreams and collaborate with technical leads where necessary.

      ● Overseeing host- and network-based incident response investigations: including triage, system recovery, technical evidence collection, and forensics, log, malware and root cause analyses.

      ● Developing plans, policies, and training: including incident management plans, table-top exercises, and response policies and procedures.

      ● Developing and sharing domain expertise: the firm will support you in growing your cyber expertise, including sharing it with the wider team through internal initiatives and programs.

      ● Contributing to business development: you will cultivate and manage close relationships with legal, insurance and other channel partners.

      ● Participating in an on-call rotation to provide 24X7X365 client incident coverage.


      Other features of the role include:

      ● Variety of casework: no day will be the same. The team responds to a huge variety of incidents for both public and corporate clients.

      ● Range of opportunities: you will have opportunities to broaden your security awareness into testing and advisory projects, in addition to deepening your incident response expertise.

      ● Flexible working practices: responding to incidents can be intense, high-pressure work. The firm is mindful of the team’s work/life balance and offer flexible working options to support your wellbeing.


      Skills, Knowledge & Experience

      ● Experience in managing a range of cyber incidents in high-pressure situations;

      ● Excellent project management skills with a proven ability to manage multiple stakeholders;

      ● Experience presenting verbal updates or written reports to internal/external stakeholders with non-technical backgrounds is essential;

      ● Prior consulting experience;

      ● Tertiary education (HBO/WO) or relevant industry experience

      ● A Relevant industry certifications are not required for this role. However, holding any of the following is beneficial: GCFE, GCFA, EnCE, CFSR, CISSP, GREM, CCNA, MCFE, OSCP, Network+ and Security+

      ● The successful candidate must have permission to work in the Netherlands by the start of their employment.


      Company Benefits

      ● Maternity and paternity benefits including:

      ● Maternity leave: 26 weeks full pay followed by 13 weeks half pay

      ● Paternity leave: 6 weeks of full pay

      ● 25 holiday days per year, which increases with service to a maximum of

      ● 30 days + public holidays

      ● 7% matching pension contribution

      ● Several options around mobility such as an OV-card or a lease car

      ● 4 x annual salary life insurance

      ● EAP for your mental wellbeing, including counselling sessions available to you and your family

      ● Free access to the world-famous mindfulness app Headspace

      ● Flexible working hours

      Posted by

      Ben Kinley

      Group Managing Director

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