Senior DFIR Consultant (f/m/x)

Security Consulting, Digital Forensics, Incident Response
IT Security, Risk Assessment
Professional, Senior
Full-Time, Part-time possible
The defense against hacker attacks & cybersecurity are not science fiction for you, but a highly exciting profession? In this position in the Digital Forensics & Incident Response department, you will play a key role in developing strategies & technical solutions to successfully protect the German economy. You can expect a highly dynamic field of activity with customers from the top tier of the German economy & contacts up to C-level. Start in the innovative competence center of Allianz, BASF, Bayer & Volkswagen & enter the world of major enterprises.
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Qualification This is what you should bring:

At least 5 years In the field of SOC CERT or (DF)IR
e. g. as Security Analyst Incident Response Engineer Digital Forensics Specialist IT Security Expert
Required: Strong technical know-how or experience in Windows or Linux forensics File system forensics Data storage forensics THOR log analysis State-of-the-art IR tools Linux (CLI) & scripting Advanced persistent threats (APT) & their tactics, techniques, & procedures (TTP) esp. Lateral Movement Ransomware victim support Consulting, planning, & execution of remediation Experience with enterprise IT standards & processes & their application to business requirements Technical consulting & technical writing skills Ability to perform well in multitasking- & interrupt-driven working environments Experience in or ability to work with executives in crisis & emergency situations Willingness to relocate to Germany Advantageous: Basic knowledge of malware analysis Experience in creating YARA / Sigma signatures Basic programming skills e. g. with Python Go Interest in topics revolving around security & open source software Ability to understand & learn new concepts & techonologies High willingness to travel Experience in technical writing with Markdown or LaTeX Experience working with ELK, Plaso, Timesketch, GRR or THOR
Strong Written & Oral Communication skills Including on Senior Management Level Assertiveness Negotiation skills Self-confidence Determination Flexibility Empathy Teamwork Sociableness Humour
Reliable Resilient Analytical Cross-functional Client-oriented Creative Pragmatic Structured Solution-oriented Independent
At least Apprenticeship Bachelor Master or More than 5-10 years of relevant professional experience
IT & Technology IT Security IT Forensics
German Good (B1) and English Business fluent (C1) Spoken & written

Location These are your surroundings:

Home Office or Berlin EUREF-Campus (Co-payment & assistance in case of relocation) and Approx. 1 Week / Month at clients in Germany (Full coverage of any costs, travel time counts as working hours)
Accessibility: Easy access with public transport
Own Campus View into greenery Numerous shops for everyday needs e. g. Various restaurants Staff restaurant(s) Canteen discounts
Modern office building Bright rooms Short distances to colleagues Cooling ceilings New building Modern equipment High comfort 2-3-person offices or 4-6-person offices
Height-adjustable desk Docking station Laptop Smartphone Landline telephone Ergonomic equipment Individual materials available on request
Collegial cohesion Christmas party Various team events / company trips Familial interaction Positive working atmosphere
Kitchen Modern coffee machine Free coffee / tea Free water Various other free drinks Refrigerator Microwave Fruit basket Snacks WiFi (also for private use) Bike basement Shower(s) Gym BusinessBike Job Ticket Unique network

Compensation This is what you earn:

Between 95.000 and 110.000 Euro Gross Per Year Depending on experience Payout in 12 monthly salaries Regular salary adjustment
Success-based bonus possible
30 days / year
Compensated through leisure time
Various other employee offers e. g. Employer-financed company pension plan Parental leave Meal allowance Health offers / health campaigns Mobile working Sabbatical possible Subsidized gym Subsidized lunch Numerous additional remunerations

Colleagues This is your team:

5-10 direct colleagues
Diverse / From young to old
German English
Flat hierarchies Reporting to > Head of department

Tasks These are your responsibilities:

Strategies & technical solutions for the successful defense of the German economy Against criminal hacker attacks, industrial espionage & sabotage Sucessful response to & mitigation of IT-forensic incidents in client organizations
Conducting digital forensic investigations & providing operational assistance in actions in the context of incident response projects In compliance with prevailing laws & client policies Ad hoc programming solutions using pragmatic approaches Providing operative assistance in digital forensic operations Leading technical projects & initiatives in order to derive actions & assess risk & conditional restraints Closely collaborating with internal & external security teams, the legal department & executives of client organizations Regularly interacting with experienced IT specialists across all domains Formulating recommendations to avoid & mitigate technical obstacles in the future Assisting in cross-organizational problem-solving efforts Communicating complex technical subject matters & circumstances to client representatives in a manner suited to the client audience Documenting & preserving investigation processes, analyses & results
THOR ELK Plaso Timesketch GRR Linus (CLI) Markdown LaTeX
Colleagues Members of other teams Members of other IT security teams Colleagues from IT operations Colleagues in the legal department Lower-ranked employees One / few superiors Existing clients Management- & C-level executives of client organizations
1-10 persons

Company This is your employer:

Founded independently by Allianz, BASF, Bayer & Volkswagen Competence center & service provider for the IT security of Germany's top businesses
50 - 199
Internet & Information Technology
Absolute vendor neutrality All profits are fully invested in DCSO's own research & development as well as strategic projects Protects the German economy from hackers, industrial espionage & sabotage Customer base that primarily consists of DAX & MDAX companies Techonological pioneer for the automation of assessment processes Market leader for cloud vendor auditing
Familiar & dynamic working environment Opportunities to actively shape processes & systems

Perspectives These are your chances:

Individually customizable Internal & external training Any time in consultation with management Soft-skill trainings Technical seminars / trainings Comprehensive training program
Annual salary reviews Variety of career / promotion opportunities Depending on performance Various career paths possible
Growing & steady industry Pioneer on the future market landscape Permanent contract

Process This is your everyday work:

Flexitime Trusted working hours
40 hours / week
Monday - Friday No on-call duty
Freely selectable
Casual Business for client contact
Up to 100%
Project-dependent Approx. 1 week / month To client organizations Germany-wide

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