Cyber Incident Response & Digital Forensics Consultant - Remote Working

Excellent salary & benefits package - IT Security - IT
Ref: 166 Date Posted: Friday 06 May 2022
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Cyber Incident Response & Digital Forensics Consultant

Our Edinburgh client are rapidly becoming a market leader in Cyber Security. The Cyber Incident Response & Digital Forensics Consultant is responsible for the investigation and analysis of cyber incidents. Their primary role is in the triage, containment, and eradication of threats within an environment, ensuring as they do that evidential collection and integrity is maintained by all persons involved throughout the course of the incident.

The Cyber Incident Response & Digital Forensics Consultant is expected to act as a subject matter expert to clients by providing root cause analysis and clearly communicating facts about an incident in an empathetic manner at an appropriate technical level for the audience.

Incident Response

  • Investigate cyber security incidents and threats.
  • Understand and track malware and threat actor movements and behaviour on individual devices and across networks.
  • Interact with stakeholders and leadership teams as part of the response and remediation efforts.
  • Improve the detection, escalation, containment, and resolution of incidents.
  • Enhance existing incident response methods, tools, and processes.
  • Maintain knowledge of technologies and the threat landscape.
  • Assist during non-core business hours during an emergency, critical, or large-scale incident.

Digital Forensics

  • Ensure evidential integrity.
  • Analyse collected artifacts in order to determine timelines and process and threat actor actions.
  • Maintain knowledge of processes and procedures surrounding the use of evidence collection tools, including their impact on systems and awareness of cases where their use has been called into question.


Investigation Analysis and Consultation

  • Understand the organizations, and our customers missions, values, operations, goals, risks, and risk tolerance.
  • Maintains situational awareness for cyber threats across the organization and drive the appropriate or commensurate response activities, where necessary.
  • Understand and connects threats to the risks of the organization to provide appropriate capabilities and services
  • Provides consultative advice and coaching to cybersecurity customers to help them make informed risk management decisions
  • Review incident reports to ensure integrity and professional standards are maintained and identify areas for developing best practice.

Customer Engagement

  • Present and communicate findings, recommendations, and status updates of active investigations.
  • Assists teams (internally and externally) in various security and privacy risk mitigation.
  • Provide Incident Response Readiness Assessments of client’s Incident Response Plans and Playbooks
  • Provide Executive/Board level training in Cyber Security and Incident Response
  • Facilitate Cyber Incident Exercising with clients


You will get an excellent salary, with world class benefits (private health, unlimited holidays, flexible working). As leading-edge technology company you will have access to the latest technology, and an environment that will encourage and nurture your curiosity. We are passionate about your development, and you will be empowered to advance your skills and expertise.

To apply email your CV to All suitable candidates will be contacted to arranged a face-to-face meeting.