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Direct Client Incident Response Lead/Cyber Security Consultant Opening

Veritis Group, Inc.
Plano, Texas, United States

Direct Client Incident Response Lead/Cyber Security Consultant Opening

Open for C2C or W2

Remote NOW but after COVID onsite at Client site - no relocation expense is covered

Duration: 6+mnths extendable goes to an yr

Location: Initially remote but later onsite( Northville, MI or Plano, TX)

Rate: Ideally $60-68/hr C2C DOE.

Note: For W2 candidates rate would be a bit lower since we would incur overhead cost


  • The IR Lead is responsible for Designing, Transitioning & maintaining service and operations of day-to-day CSIRT service.

Key Responsibility

  • Plan, design, establish robust CSIRT process and service, align with SOC.
  • Lead the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of CSIRT service
  • Participate in the creation, review and update of CSIRT functionality for the organization. Provide complex technical advice, recommendations and consultancy on networks, infrastructure, products and services supplied
  • Determine the most effective way to protect computers, networks, software, data and information systems against any possible attacks.
  • Analyze IT cyber security operations and systems, hardware configurations, physical security, and operating procedures across organization.
  • Implement security risk analysis for current and new systems to find system weaknesses or disclosures.
  • Recommend solutions to stakeholder to strengthen IT Cyber Security Framework
  • Prepare security program plans and execute IT controls, processes, audit tools, interfaces and utilities for authentication.
  • Conduct information security management reviews.
  • Ensure technical implementation and business processes are aligned
  • Research security standards, security systems and authentication protocols
  • Define, implement and maintain corporate security policies and procedures
  • Respond immediately to security-related incidents and provide a thorough post-event analysis
  • Update and upgrade security systems as needed
  • Provide technical supervision for (and guidance to) a CSIRT Team.

High level Scope

  • Establish IR service and scope. Leverage SOC/IR service provider capability
  • Conduct incident handling and response efforts classifying, escalating and remediating incidents.
  • Coordinate the technical response and investigation efforts with regional investigators
  • Advise related investigators on containment on rapid system and service recovery. Adjusting/implementing triaging protocols and update Incident Response Plan
  • Handling various security tools available at client site including vulnerability management, SIEM to analyze indicator of compromise
  • Provide training and coaching for CSIRT team

  • Incident classification, Incident Coordination
  • Notify CSIRT members and/or appropriate personnel, and regularly updating the Cyber Security Incident status.
  • Determine and assigns the severity levels
  • Monitor and review the incident status to determine if the incident should be reclassified
  • Conduct analysis of security incidents and perform root cause analysis
  • Assists with containment of threats and remediation of environment during or after security incidents.
  • Create final report with lessons learned
  • Manage 3 rd party vendor services as needed.
  • Post-incident Reflection
  • Analyze Cause of incidents and support counter measure planning
  • Initiating follow-up actions to reduce likelihood of recurrence, as appropriate

  • Security Incident Trend Analysis. Investigating new security vulnerabilities, threats and proper response o Suggest counter measures for Kaizen activities.
  • Incident Response Plan improvement. Tests and updates the Incident response plan periodically
  • Report and Documentation. Documents and records decisions, actions, procedures, pertaining to incident response plan
  • Information Dissemination. Disseminate security incident trend information from Japan CSIRT and external sources

Qualification :

  • BA/BS degree or higher in International Relations, Security Studies, Intelligence Studies, Cyber Security, Computer Science, or related field
  • 10+ years of experience in the field of Cyber Security preferably with Fortune 500 company.
  • 4+ years of experience in managing CSIRT & SOC operation for organization.
  • 3+ years of experience leading high-functioning teams
  • Experience with collecting, analyzing, and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data from multiple sources
  • Experience in managing SOC/IR service provider
  • Ability to handle high pressure situations with key stakeholders
  • Proficient in Incident Management and Response
  • In-depth knowledge of security concepts such as cyber-attacks and techniques, threat vectors, risk management, incident management etc.
  • Experience in threat management
  • Proficient in preparation of reports, dashboards and documentation
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Good Analytical skills, Problem solving and Interpersonal skills
  • Experience with cyber, incident response and digital forensics, security engineering, security operations, computer network operations, information operations, information warfare, or topical cyber

Thanks & Regards,

Raj Lakhani | IT Director | Veritis Group, Inc.
1231 Greenway Drive, Suite 1040, Irving, TX 75038
Phoneext. 105 | Cell: | Fax:
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