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Cyber Security Incident Response Manager

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00771538


- Job description

Role: Cyber Incident Response Manager         

Location: London

Travel: Yes

Salary: £65,000 - £85,000




Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.


Join Accenture Security Practice and you will become part of the one of the fastest growing areas of the business with significant growth plans through additional recruitment and acquisitions. FusionX is an elite cyber security consulting organisation within Accenture Security Cyber Defense, specialising in adversary simulation, red teaming, cyber defense consulting, and incident response.    


Our Cyber Incident Response practice is rapidly growing and we are hiring mid to very senior level incident response professionals to work with our F100 enterprise customers. With our recent acquisition of iDefense and EndGame we continue to enhance our IR, forensics, threat intelligence, and red teaming capabilities.      


At FusionX, you will be part of a specialised team to respond to some of the largest and most complex data breaches around the world. You will work in a fast paced and highly collaborative environment.


What responsibilities will you have?

  • Manage all forensic, incident response and corporate investigations client engagements, including management of other resources assigned. This includes being responsible for coordinating on-site and remote responses to client intrusions.
  • Work with executive leadership to develop the FusionX cyber investigations practice and accordingly, build and manage the practice in accordance with established company goals.
  • Conduct and lead efforts relating to evidence collection, malware analysis, forensics and other analysis pertinent to client engagements.
  • Lead and coordinate resources for FusionX advisory services efforts relating to remediation efforts for FusionX clients.
  • Develop and review deliverables relating to cyber investigation services, in coordination with customer and other parties involved such as external counsel.

What skills & experience are we looking for?

  • Strong knowledge of incident response, forensics and investigations processes.
  • Deep technical knowledge of methods utilized for evidence collection, maintenance of chain of custody and associated documentation, evidence storage and analysis and evidentiary reporting
  • Detailed knowledge of Windows & UNIX based Operating systems
  • File System & Memory Forensics Utilizing Industry Standard Commercial and Open Source Tools
  • Mobile Acquisition & Forensics
  • IP Protocols and Protocol analysis utilizing tools such as Wireshark.
  • Deep knowledge of modern IT security controls such as authentication and identity management, security enhanced network architectures and application based controls
  • The ability to be methodical, well organized and detail orientated about all aspects of work.
  • Excellent Project Management & Communication Skills.


What academic qualifications do you need?

  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant investigative experience.

What’s in it for you?


All of our professionals receive comprehensive training covering business, technical and professional skills development.  You will have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in Cyber Security. The sheer variety and scale of work we do, and the experience it offers, provides an unbeatable platform to build a career.  In addition, our growth, combined with our integrated career counselling, offers great opportunities for rapid advancement.


As well as a highly competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including 30 days holiday, 3 additional days for charitable work of your choice, an employee healthcare plan and a competitive pension scheme.


What are the next steps?


If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.


About Accenture


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.


Closing Date for Applications 31/11/2019

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found. 


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