Cyber | Incident Response - Senior Manager

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Cybersecurity & Privacy

Management Level

Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary

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This is an excellent opportunity to help build and deliver a world class cyber incident response practice at PwC Ireland's Cyber Security, Privacy and Forensics practice. This is a hands-on and operational management role with opportunities to grow into service line leadership. The successful candidate is expected to handle a broad range of cyber-security incidents as well as oversee and hunt for active attacks, stop a breach and perform analysis (forensics, disk, volatile memory, network packets, logfiles) and help advance PwC's incident response processes and methodologies.

In this role we are looking for a person who can demonstrate solid technical background, significant experience in incident response and digital forensics and is looking to grow into an incident response leadership role as part of our growing team. Expected to lead a number of incident response managers and practitioners, as well as have the opportunity to work with, and learn from, the Cyber Security leadership as part of your continuous development.

When not responding to incidents, you may be helping our clients to build their in-house incident response capabilities, which could include: building and developing cyber-response tools, authoring and adapting runbooks/playbooks, assessing the incident response maturity, assisting in table-top cyber-scenario exercises. When not engaged in client work, you will be helping to develop our own delivery capability, including operational efficiency, standard operating procedures, team learning and development, tooling and platforms, lab development and orchestration.


  • Lead and coordinate cyber security incidents for our clients, working closely with the head of cyber response;
  • Implement crisis management;
  • Digital forensics of relevant incident data
  • Recover business operations;
  • Maintaining a current view of the cyber threat, and being able to advise clients on the threat landscape and attacks which may be relevant to them;
  • Lead the development of PwC's in house cyber-response tools;
  • Assess client incident response capability maturity;
  • Help stand-up or improve clients’ own incident response capabilities;
  • Project management of engagements to deliver high quality work in a timely manner, including:
  • Scoping and costing of engagements;
  • Financial management of projects;
  • Engagement and risk management;
  • Production and review of deliverables to a high standard;
  • Liaising with clients on delivery, implementation and project issues.
  • Ability to generate well-structured responses to bids and requests for proposals.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security or related field.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in incident response, information security or related fields.
  • Proven experience of managing cyber incidents and crisis response.
  • Hands-on experience of managing a team.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of security principles, technologies, and best practices.
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations and standards (e.g. GDPR, ISO 27001, etc.).
  • Certification in information security is preferred (e.g. CISSP, CISM, GIAC GCIH, GCFE, GCFA, etc.).
  • Relevant Visa to work in Ireland.

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Firm: PwC

Location: Dublin



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