Global Data Consultants

  • Cyber Defense Incident Responder

    Job Locations US-PA-Hershey
    Posted Date 5 months ago(1/9/2019 9:21 AM)
    Job ID
    David Juarez
  • Overview

    GDC IT Solutions is currently seeking a Cyber Defense Incident Responder in the Hershey, PA area.

    Position Overview

    We are seeking a highly talented and motivated Cyber Defense Incident Responder with recent experience on a Cyber Defense Operations Center (CDOC)/Cyber Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT). As a Cyber Defense Incident Responder, you will utilize your analytical, technical, and people skills to prevent, detect, analyze, and respond to threats against sensitive information and information systems. 


    • Incident Response activities will include, but are not limited to, triaging security stack events, network and endpoint forensic analysis, malware reverse engineering, threat hunting, vulnerability escalation, and resolving security incidents from detection to remediation.
    • As you respond to internal or external threats, you will execute incident response playbooks, document incident response actions in a case management system, and employ the SIEM and latest tools of the trade to complete analysis.
    • Help contribute to our evolving incident response capabilities and procedures, and provide input to continue building proactive threat hunting and detection.
    • Responds to crises or urgent situations within the pertinent domain to mitigate immediate and potential threats.
    • Uses mitigation, preparedness, and response and recovery approaches, as needed, to maximize survival of life, preservation of property, and information security. Investigates and analyzes all relevant response activities.
    • Investigates, analyzes, and responds to cyber incidents within the network environment or enclave.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years of experience managing and implementing SIEM, A/V, Internet content filtering/reporting, malware prevention, Firewalls, IDS & IPS, Web security, anti-spam technologies required.
      • OR 12 total years of experience managing and implementing SIEM, A/V, Internet content filtering/reporting, malware prevention, Firewalls, IDS & IPS, Web security, anti-spam technologies required. 
    • Experience preventing, detecting, analyzing and responding to threats against sensitive information. 
    • Experience triaging security, network and endpoint forensic analysis, threat hunting and vulnerability escalation.  
    • Experience working with Snort, Bro and other security tools. 

    Preferred Experience

    • Degree in a Cyber Security, Computer Science, or Information Technology discipline is preferred.
    • Experience with reverse engineering and detecting ransomware highly preferred. 
    • Experience with security monitoring and reporting tools and conducting security investigations of incidents and events.
    • Certifications: EC-Council Certified Incident Handler, Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), CERT-Certified Computer Security Incident Handler (CSIH), or compatible.
    • 5 to 7 years hands-on experience managing/using FireEye or similar IDS/IPS

    What We Do

    GDC is a full-service IT Staffing and Solutions company specializing in the areas of IT talent placement, application development, multilingual service desk, networking and infrastructure, business intelligence, and project management.

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation
    • Career Growth Opportunities
    • Employee-Centric Environment
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package
    • Holiday and Vacation

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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