Jr. Incident Responder

Published date Posted on Indeed on Oct 04, 2021 (15 d ago)

Description of the Position:

Jr. Incident Responder

Our Incident Response, Security Engineering, and Defense Analytics team work together to provide world-class detection and response services critical to business operations, legal compliance, and public relations. Our Incident Response team analyzes events and responds to incidents related to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems and services critical to business operations ranging from impacting the end user to deeply entrenched advanced persistent threats.



  • Monitor for and respond to security events and alerts that reflect a risk to the confidentiality, integrity, and/or availability of systems, services, and data.
  • Coordinate over multiple mediums with users and administrators of various roles and backgrounds during incident investigations and response.
  • Collect and analyze raw events and alerts. Construct timelines surrounding activity that is adversarial or otherwise related to the investigation at hand.
  • Provide feedback on alerts received and events reviewed to the betterment of detection capabilities.
  • Identify and resolve opportunities to automate repetitive tasks.
  • Classify and prioritize incidents based on established criteria.
  • Proactively propose improvements for how to reduce risk and potential future incidents.
  • Consistently provide professional-quality customer service.
  • Regularly track work in a ticketing/tracking system with a thoroughness acceptable for knowledge base use and customer consumption.
  • Maintain high level of technical expertise with products in use and the ability to quickly familiarize with related technologies.
  • Stay informed of breaking news and industry best practices from multiple reliable sources and share findings.
  • Attend and contribute to regular team meetings.


All Levels of Seniority

  • Willing to work in a 24/7 work environment with a flexible work schedule (aimed at 40hrs per work week).
  • Demonstrated experience with the security industry including an understanding of best practices, risk mitigation, and compliance frameworks.
  • Able to function effectively in high stakes and high stress situations.
  • Legally capable of working in the US or EU.
  • Follow a continuous education program and maintain one or more relevant professional certifications.
  • Ability to quickly find answers to questions referencing manuals and/or Internet resources.
  • Fluent in English in both writing and speech (i.e. writing, reading, speaking, and understanding).


  • 1-year experience performing similar duties.
  • Obtain within 1 year and maintain at least of the following certifications (other intermediate certifications will be considered): GSEC, GCIH, CySA+, GCIA, CCENT, GCCC

Preferred Background:

  • One or more security-related certifications from any of the following organizations: GIAC, ISC(2), CompTIA, EC-Council, Offensive Security, PMI, Cisco, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon
  • A valid passport.
  • Bachelor of Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, Communications, Business or other related fields of study.
  • Demonstrates a personal interest in cybersecurity outside work hours.
  • Experience with regular expressions.
  • Experience writing security product signatures, alerts, etc.
  • Experience in an MSSP environment or performing similar duties.
  • Experience with deploying, maintaining, or using one or more of the following Security Solutions: SIEM, SOAR, Network IDS/IPS, Host IDS/IPS, Network Firewall, Host Firewall, Web Application Firewall, EDR, AV, DLP, Identity & Access Management, Web Proxy, Email Security
  • Programming experience in machine, assembly, high-level, scripting languages.
  • Experienced in reviewing event logs.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $70,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Application Question(s):

  • Are you willing to work in a 24x7 environment?


  • SIEM: 1 year (Required)
  • Network Firewall: 1 year (Required)

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote

Work Location: Remote

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