Senior Director - Incident Response

Location: London, England
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Job Type: Contract
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Senior Director - Incident Response

Currently seeking a Senior Director of Incident Response for a Global Client in the City


  • Ability to scope, coordinate and manage cyber security incidents for end clients, working closely with the Managing Director/Senior Managing Director Group
  • Performing digital forensics of relevant incident data, assessing logs and disk images captured or provided by the client
  • Act as a performance manager to the wider incident response team
  • Able to manage budgets along with assessing and reviewing client deliverables before being shared with the end client
  • A strong perspective on the current cyber landscape and threats, being able to advise clients on the perceived risks and issues
  • Assess clients incident response capability maturity
  • Development of standard operating procedures and templates for adoption by the wider team


  • Approximately 5-8 years experience In cyber security and incident response with at least 1-2 of those years leading a team of individuals
  • Strong management/leadership skills and a very strong technical background
  • Experience competing and challenging requirements from both clients and internal stakeholders
  • Strong technical background in computers and networks
  • Proven experience of dealing with Cyber Security incidents and associated response measures
  • Experience of managing people and the logistical elements of deploying teams to other locations
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and communication skills
  • Understanding of a wide of information security IT methodologies, principles, technologies and techniques
  • A genuine interest and desire to develop and mentor junior team members
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple simultaneous cases


  • Windows and Windows Active Directory, Linux Cisco etc.
  • Good programming skillset to be able to author and develop tools in python or other programming languages
  • Advanced experience in industry computer forensic tools such as X-ways, Encase, FTK, Internet Evidence Finder (IEF), AXIOM, TZWorks, and/or Cellebrite
  • Advanced experience in preservation of digital evidence (including experience preserving cloud data and handling encryption such as BitLocker, FileVault and/or LUKS)
  • Experience with and understanding of enterprise windows security controls
  • Relevant degree level qualified, Msc in information security, IT or relevant STEM subjects
  • General information security certificates such as CISSP, CISM, CISA
  • It would be helpful if the individual has Incident Management/Digital Forensics certifications such as;
  • CREST certified incident manager
  • GIAC certified incident handler
  • CREST registered intrusion analyst
  • CREST certified network intrusion analyst
  • CREST certified malware reverse engineer
  • GIAC certified network forensic analyst

If you feel you may be a good fit for the role please send across and up to date copy of your CV and reach out for more information using the details below

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Computer Futures, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales

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