Manager, Incident Response, Cyber Security

Alvarez & Marsal

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Company: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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Manager, Incident Response, Cyber Security

Disputes & Investigations

Alvarez & Marsal

London

Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) when conventional approaches are not enough to make change and achieve results. Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement and turnaround management services.

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We develop solutions for our clients' unique situations that use the significant and diverse set of skills and experiences of the firm. Our core capabilities within Dispute & Investigations include financial investigations, dispute advisory, business intelligence, cyber advisory & protection and forensic technology.

Our Cyber team will work at Board level to ensure that our clients have adequate procedures in place to monitor, detect and respond to cyber risk and there are four service areas where we can deliver capability;

  • Cyber Assessments
  • Risk Mitigation Program Development
  • Monitoring & Training
  • Crisis Management & Incident Response

Our professionals have a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, including information technology, management consulting, computer science and information security. Many of our professionals have worked at the Big Four, the public sector, or other highly reputable advisory firms.

Reason for the opportunity

Our Cyber team has a growing presence in the UK and we are looking to develop further. We are looking for an experienced Incident Response Analyst keen to build a broader career in Cyber Security.  Whilst the role is specifically looking for an experienced Incident Response Analyst with leadership experience, the successful candidate will be trained in cybersecurity framework reviews, including policies, procedures and security controls. 

The Applicant will be keen to build a career in Advisory and will reflect the operational distinctiveness that is A&M; a business savvy, outcome focused business entrepreneur who is driven to making an impact, determined to make a difference and not afraid to challenge the status-quo.

The Cybersecurity Manager role will primarily consist of conducting incident response investigations and advisory services for a wide variety of clients across every sector. Within the role you will be involved in all aspects of incident response activity, as well as working alongside Cybersecurity leadership within complex security infrastructures to design, communicate and execute incident response, containment and remediation plans. 

Duties & Responsibilities 
 

  • Plan, organise and devise tactics necessary to respond to incidents and obtain useful forensic information from the evidence collected; 
  • Conduct incident and investigation post-mortem briefings, analysis, and reporting to stakeholders; 
  • Perform technical analysis or guidance to investigations to correctly gather, analyse and present digital evidence, including physical/logical disk, network packet capture, memory analysis or malware analysis, to both business and legal audiences; 
  • Collate conclusions and recommendations and present forensics findings to stakeholders; 
  • Contribute to the development of policies, standards and guidelines for Information Security, including breach and incident response; and
  • Monitor and analyse security events and identify trends, attacks, and potential threats.


Skills and Experience 
 

  • Experience in forensic capture and investigation tools such as EnCase, X-Ways, Kali Linux suite, SIFT, F-Response or similar; 
  • Knowledge of Windows system internals and ability to identify common indicators of compromise from dead or live systems and live memory;
  • Experience of collecting and analysing security information from enterprise network / host-based sensors, such as IDS/IPS systems, HIDS, SIEMs, AD controllers and firewalls; 
  • Expertise analysing raw network traffic captures or deployment and use of network forensics or monitoring devices such as WireShark, SNORT or similar; and
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, Perl or PowerShell and their use in forensic analysis and live incident response.


Specifically, the Manager will be responsible for contributing to Incident Response and Cybersecurity framework review engagements with clients – working as part of small A&M teams and quickly becoming accepted as part of the fabric of the client’s management team in order to deliver exceptional quality of execution.

 The preferred candidate for this appointment will be an action oriented self-starter with entrepreneurial flair. He/she will be comfortable working independently as well as part of a high performing team.

Academics and qualifications

The successful candidate may hold some of the following qualifications:

  • GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
  • GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE)
  • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
  • CREST Registered Intrusion Analyst (CR IA)
  • CREST Certified Host Intrusion Analyst (CC HIA)
  • CCNIA Certified Network Intrusion Analyst (CC NIA)
  • Knowledge of Cyber Security trends combined with a passion for the sector
  • A strong academic record that could include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. 
  • Robust analytical rigour
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging and uncertain environment

Additional skills;

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, confident and impactful presenter
  • Objective, fact based approach to problem solving
  • Hands-on and non-hierarchical operator who is equally effective in managing up and down and relates well at all levels and cultures
  • Driven by values and integrity, talks straight, builds confidence and leads by example

Talent, culture and values

Attracted by our meritocratic culture and the opportunity to build a business with like-minded individuals, our people have joined Alvarez & Marsal from the Big 4, top tier strategy houses, private equity firms, hedge funds, leading financial services institutions and industry and commerce. Alvarez & Marsal is a fact-based business, based on pragmatism, not subjective about the meaning of success. It is an environment that presents a real opportunity for ambitious recruits to grow and thrive – and those who do well, earn well. At A&M you will be given real responsibility as there are thin layers of management and responsiveness to crisis urgency is critical.  You will thrive on autonomy and you will be adept at anticipating what your audience needs.

The culture of the business offers variety of skill, language, heritage and professional background and therefore is unique in terms of style and approach.  This is a business where your colleagues are your best allies and ideally, your best friends. A business where good friendships thrive and trust is as true internally as with client. Furthermore, the values of the business which include integrity and fun as well as just reward for great work come to life when you become part of the team.

Voluntary Inclusion


It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Job information

Company: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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