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Digital Forensics Incident Response Senior Analyst

Core Business Services
ALP0025X Requisition #
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Your key responsibilities
  • Lead, investigate, coordinate, bring to resolution, and report on security incidents as they are escalated or identified

  • Forensically analyze end user systems and servers found to have possible indicators of compromise

  • Analysis of artifacts collected during a security incident/forensic analysis

  • Identify security incidents through ‘Hunting’ operations within a SIEM and other relevant tools

  • Interface and communicate with server owners, system custodians, and IT contacts to pursue security incident response activities, including: obtaining access to systems, digital artifact collection, and containment and/or remediation actions

  • Provide consultation and assessment on perceived security threats

  • Maintain, manage, improve and update security incident process and protocol documentation

  • Regularly provide reporting and metrics on case work

  • Resolution of security incidents by identifying root cause and solutions

  • Analyze findings in investigative matters, and develop fact based reports

  • Be on-call to deliver global incident response 

Skills and attributes for success
  • Resolution of security incidents by identifying root cause and solutions

  • Analyze findings in investigative matters, and develop fact-based reports

  • Demonstrated integrity and judgment within a professional environment

  • Ability to appropriately balance work/personal priorities 

To qualify for the role, you must have
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related field

  • 7+ years’ experience in at least two of the following roles:

    • SOC Analyst
    • Security Incident Response Analyst or supporting function (3 years minimum)

    • eDiscovery or related role performing forensic functions

  • Deep understanding of security threats, vulnerabilities, and incident response

  • Understanding of electronic investigation, forensic tools, and methodologies, including: log correlation and analysis, forensically handling electronic data, knowledge of the computer security investigative processes, malware identification and analysis

  • Be familiar with a basic understanding of legalities surrounding electronic discovery and analysis

  • Experience with SIEM technologies (i.e. Splunk)

  • Deep understanding of both Windows and Unix/Linux based operating systems

Ideally, you’ll also
What we look for
  • Demonstrated integrity in a professional environment

  • Ability to work independently

  • Have a global mind-set for working with different cultures and backgrounds

  • Knowledgeable in business industry standard security incident response process, procedures, and life-cycle

  • Excellent teaming skills
  • Excellent social, communication, and writing skills 
What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer: 

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to be an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


Join us in building a better working world. 

Apply now.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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