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Incident Response Consultant

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00349385


- Job description

Job Functions 

•Manage end to end incident response investigations with Accenture’s customers

•Identify and investigate intrusions to determine the cause and extent of the breach, leveraging  threat intelligence sources 

•Conduct host forensics, network, forensics, log analysis, and malware analysis in support of  incident response investigations

•Identify attacker tools, tactics, and procedures to develop indicators of compromise

•Hunt customer networks with indicators of compromise, looking for evidence of a compromise 

•Properly scope engagements, participating in engagements from kickoff through remediation

•Preserve and analyze data from diverse set of data sources, including laptop and desktop computers,  servers, networks and mobile devices

•Develop and implement remediation plans in conjunction with incident response 

•Form and articulate expert opinions based on findings

•Maintain proficiency with security standards, tools and practices

•Produce comprehensive and accurate oral and written reports and presentations for both technical  and executive audiences

•Effectively communicate and interface with client, both technically and strategically from the  executive level, to client stakeholders and legal counsel

•On-site, client travel will be required for this position, with the requirement to travel up to 50%                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Key

 Desired Skills 

•Expert knowledge of forensic file system and memory techniques and use of the most commonly used  toolsets, such as dtSearch, EnCase, and FTK Suite

•Deep technical knowledge of methods utilized for evidence collection, maintenance of chain of  custody and associated documentation, evidence storage and analysis and evidentiary reporting 

•Experience with IDA Pro, OllyDbg, other disassemblers/debuggers

•Detailed knowledge of Windows & Unix based operating systems and administrative tools 

•Windows disk and memory forensics

•Unix or Linux disk and memory forensics

•Static and dynamic malware analysis

•Network traffic and protocol analysis utilizing tools such as Wireshark

•Thorough understanding of cyber security operations, security monitoring, and SIEM tools

•Strong knowledge of incident response, forensics and investigation processes 

•Applied knowledge of security controls such as authentication and identity management, security  enhanced network architectures and application based controls (including Windows, Unix, and network  equipment) 

•Excellent time management, writing and communication skills

•Strong analytic, qualitative, and quantitative reasoning skills

•Minimum 2-5 years of comparable experience

Education Required 

Bachelor's Degree or relevant investigative experience.  



Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. 



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