Security Incident Response Advisor - Secureworks (Remote - US) at Dell Technologies

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Security Incident Response Advisor

Secureworks® (NASDAQ: SCWX) is a global cybersecurity leader that protects customer progress with Secureworks® Taegis™, a cloud-native security analytics platform built on 20+ years of real-world threat intelligence and research, improving customers' ability to detect advanced threats, streamline and collaborate on investigations, and automate the right actions.

We enjoy competitive compensation and benefits packages, and reward and recognize our employees for exceptional results. A constant focus on continued learning and growth keeps our team members engaged and excited about "what's next." We offer flexible work options when available, and emphasize the importance of work-life balance. We know that when our people are rewarded, recognized, and rejuvenated, we win as a team.

Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact as a Security Incident Response Advisor (externally-facing consultant) on our Incident Response team.

What you'll learn
  • Digital Forensics and Incident Response technical processes and procedures for a variety of systems (Windows, Linux, Mac, and Cloud).
  • How to acquire evidence and maintain proper chain of custody for a variety of mediums, both physical and digital, from across the globe.
  • How to build and execute an investigation plan, from start to finish.
  • The community of DFIR tools (both commercial and open source), which to use, and how.
  • How to build and perform tabletop exercises that are highly customized to customers in a wide variety of industry verticals.
  • Some ways that organizations can prepare to respond to a cybersecurity incident.
  • How to Threat Hunt, both in theory and in practice, using both Threat Intelligence and appropriate tooling.

What you'll do
  • Assist in performing Incident Response in a variety of customer environments with widely varying technological solutions.
  • Assist in collecting evidence and imaging systems.
  • Assist with discrete tasks for forensic investigations, from extracting artifacts through parsing and analysis.
  • Assist in authoring, drafting, and finalizing customer communications and reports for a variety of engagements.
  • Assist in performing Threat Hunts for a variety of customers, from small to very large.
  • Share knowledge with fellow team members across the globe.

Minimum Requirements

While this is an entry-level role into Incident Response, candidates are expected to have a college education or real-world experience in a relevant field as noted below.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher or relevant experience in information systems, cyber security, digital forensics, or similar fields.
  • Able to successfully complete an internal training program and obtain industry certifications, within one year of hire.
  • A passion for learning and getting better at Digital Forensics and Incident Response.
  • Able to work on multiple projects concurrently and manage time effectively among multiple, competing priorities.
  • Able to operate independently, requiring minimal supervision in the execution of various tasks and projects in an environment and schedule largely dictated by customers' needs and timeframes.
  • Assist with Digital Forensics and Incident Response investigations through the examination of digital evidence.
  • Apply analytical reasoning towards the achievement of investigative goals, such as root cause analysis.
  • Maintain thorough investigative notes and other documentation.
  • Present key investigative findings, verbally and in writing, to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Knowledge of operating systems internals for Windows and other platforms (both disk and memory).
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, such as firewalls, routers, proxies, and load balancers.
  • Knowledge of network protocols, such as TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, HTTP, and SMTP.

Preferred Requirements
  • Work experience performing digital forensic investigations, IT risk assessments, information security consulting, and/or IT audits.
  • Fluency in at least one programming language, such as Python, Go, PowerShell, or JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of forensic artifacts generated by operating system activity and relevant analysis techniques.
  • Knowledge of DFIR tools and techniques.
  • Knowledge of malware analysis tools and techniques.

  • Remote - US
  • May require infrequent domestic or international travel to attend meetings or training programs, meet with subject matter experts, etc.
  • #LI-Remote


Secureworks (A Dell Technologies Company) is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Secureworks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Secureworks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Secureworks here.

As members of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancies and ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible.
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