Associate Director - Incident Management - Farmington


: $108,540.00 - $160,190.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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Kforce has a client in search of an Associate Director - Incident Management in Farmington, Connecticut (CT).Summary:The Incident response project manager will report directly to the Incident response lead and is responsible for all aspects of Incident response and management across a global footprint. The primary mission of the successful candidate will be safeguarding the organizations digital security. The successful candidate must be a strong and confident individual, able to drive many projects and initiatives simultaneously. The Incident Response Analyst will perform a range of technical services; focused on operational security to identify threats, perform incident response, manage threat intelligence and improve processes.Principal Responsibilities:
  • Analyze and investigate events using an enterprise security information and event monitoring (SIEM), logs from firewalls, IDS/IPS, proxies, servers, endpoints and other network devices to determine risk
  • Performs information security incident response and incident handling based on risk categorization and in accordance with established procedures
  • Assist in the administration and integration of security tools to include new data/log sources, expanding network visibility and automation
  • Manage and integrate threat intelligence received from a variety of sources into the security monitoring framework
  • Research the latest vulnerabilities, exploits and other relevant threat information and trends
  • Collaborate and interact with peers and stakeholders across the Corporate information technology organizations
  • Rotational, after-hours operational support (on-call)
  • Track incidents from beginning to end
  • Summarize and provided detailed reports on remediation efforts
  • Coordinate remediation efforts with remote offices
  • Produce standard operation procedures and processes
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Information Systems or related field with a minimum of 6 to 10+ years of experience
  • Minimum 5 years working in Security Incident Response required
  • Excellent and demonstrated written and verbal communication skills; Must be able to communicate technical details clearly and concisely with peers and all levels of management
  • Capability to think and operate independently and in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Proactive and results driven mindset
  • Strong process orientation and ability to develop and follow standard work; Attention to detail
Candidate must have technical experience in the following areas:
  • Network analysis using tcpdump, Wireshark or other packet capture tools
  • Searching, interpreting and working with data from enterprise logging systems including syslog, NetFlow and SIEM/SEIM platforms
  • Scripting languages such as Python and PowerShell
  • Malware sandboxes
  • Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Endpoint protection suites such as Symantec, McAfee, Carbon Black or Tanium
  • Systems or network architecture
  • Collection and management of threat intelligence
  • Host based forensics using EnCase, FTK or other digital forensics tools
The following certifications considered an advantage:
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • GIAC Certified Windows Security Administrator (GCWN)
  • GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
  • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Associated topics: administrative, administrative coordinator, assist, assistant, chief operations officer, document, front office, food, operation, staff * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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