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Senior Incident Response Engineer

£70000 - £75000 per annum

Managing this Role

Jake Taylor

Associate Consultant - Cyber Specialist 0207 759 7878

A keen sportsman and captain of his local rugby team in Essex, Jake is naturally adept at spotting top performers. With a specific candidate pool from professional services, Jake sources the best cyber security talent for Magic Circle, Silver Circle and top 100 UK law firms.


Seniority: Mid - Level

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cyber Security operations within the legal sector

Time for you to really put your incident response skills to the test whilst working for a major law firm in the City of London. We are looking for a Senior Incident Response Engineer to work in a team of elite information security professionals responsible for conducting various incident response activities, including monitoring, assessing, and responding to security events in a diverse enterprise environment.

Your expertise will decide how an incident is responded to and you will constantly think of ways to adapt the current processes, tools and procedure for the better.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead response efforts addressing alerts from our MDR service and other security technology
  • Configure and maintain Network Intrusion Detection Security (IDS)
  • Create custom IDS signatures as needed to support incident response processes and to improve overall detection capabilities
  • Utilise an EDR platform and full packet capture technologies to hunt for malicious traffic and threats
  • Tune out extraneous IDS, SIEM, and other security technology alerting to improve detection reliability. Generate and provide monthly metrics associated with investigation and response efforts


  • 6 years' of experience with digital forensics, incident response, or information security analysis
  • Experience with using a variety of operating systems including Windows and Linux
  • Experience with host-based forensic analysis and techniques
  • Experience with creating automated log correlations in IBM Qradar, ELK, Splunk or an equivalent tool used to identify anomalous and potentially malicious behavior
  • Knowledge of configuring and implementing technical security solutions, including SIEM, IDAM, IDS/IPS, EDR, vulnerability management or assessment, malware, and forensics
  • Ability to perform PCAP analysis
  • Good understanding of regular expressions

This is a great opportunity to join a reputable firm who will value your input and experience. They also need you to protect them from the latest threats and will allow you to grow!

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PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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