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Incident Response Consultant

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F-Secure delivers research-led cyber security to defend organizations, society and people from real-world attacks and build resilience into their approach. Our people are a mix of technical and creative experts – diverse, talented, and passionate people – working tirelessly to help us advance the industry with new ways of thinking. They lead their own development, in and out of the office. They call the shots when it comes to building a place to call home in our organization.

We are looking for an Incident Response Consultant to join our team. This is a great opportunity for candidates who have studied computer science, IT security, or Computer Forensics and are interested getting into the fascinating field of pulling apart real-world attacks in a company that is highly innovative, rapidly growing and with lots of opportunities to learn and grow.

The primary responsibility of this role is to work with F-Secure’s clients to deliver Investigations and Incident Response services. These services are aimed at responding to and containing security incidents for our clients, with a particular focus on advanced targeted attacks. This can also cover a wide range of areas including forensic investigations, proactive compromise assessments and guiding our clients through the implementation of response procedures.

The role also requires the ability to clearly communicate to a range of audiences from technical practitioners through to executive boards. This requires the ability to identify technical issues and describe them in the language of the business you are engaged with.

A successful candidate should have a good general knowledge of both enterprise IT platforms and information security. They will be required to understand the motivations and methods adopted by a wide range of threat sources with a good understanding of how exploitation of systems occurs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performing consultancy for F-Secure clients and producing high quality reports to present findings and guidance
  • Maintaining target utilization on client chargeable projects whilst working as an Incident Response Consultant
  • Producing output to highlight the technical competence of the company to a standard that can be published
  • Supporting your practice area in successful delivery and growth

What are we looking for?

  • Solid understanding of client-server infrastructures, security architectures and related logging and alerting
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking with the ability to perform deep-dive network forensic analysis
  • Solid understanding of file-system analysis including FAT, NTFS, HFS+ and/or EXT2/3/4 and ability to find and extract common disk-based indicators of compromise
  • Knowledge of Windows, Linux and/or OS X internals
  • Knowledge of the phases of Incident Response as defined by NIST
  • Knowledge of and experience in Malware Analysis to a minimum level of behavioral analysis
  • Knowledge of and experience in memory analysis
  • Ability to report key findings in a clear and concise manner both at technical and senior management level

Bonus points

  • Experience with a scripting language such as Python, Ruby, Powershell or Bash is desirable
  • Vendor independent qualification in Incident Response and Forensics such as GIAC, IISFA,IACIS, ISFCE, ECCouncil or CREST certifications (e.g. CFCE, CCE, CIFI, CHFI, ECIH, GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GCFE, GREM, GCED, Intrusion Analyst, Network or Host Intrusion Analyst or Malware Reverse Engineer)
  • Vendor specific qualification such as AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE), Encase Certified Examiner (EnCE) certification or X-Ways Professional in Evidence Recovery Techniques (X-PERT)
  • Incident Management experience

Work with great people

Karolina Malagocka
Senior Marketing Manager
"At F-Secure we see the value of each and every person"
Robert Grześkowiak
Lead Software Engineer
"At F-Secure you won't feel bored. There are opportunities to learn new things every day."
Fairuz Zainor
Malware Analyst
"I joined F-Secure straight after graduating and now, 10 years later, I am still happy to be here."
Ruediger Trost
Pre-Sales Manager
"After more than 11 years, I still go to the office with a smile, even if it is a Monday morning =)"

Great Place to Work

  • Over 1,700 amazing colleagues in nearly 30 offices

  • Possibility to protect the world

  • Work with best of class experts who care

  • Relaxed, open and fun working environment

  • 68+ of nationalities

  • Global with the spirit of a small company

About the company

You can’t design culture!

The F-Secure team is diverse, fluid, fun-loving, and full of energy. It’s our job to preserve that, so we’ve made it our business to help individuals traverse from passion to passion, from specialism to specialism, from the flavor of today to tomorrow’s. We move with their needs, and help them build Pathways, always focusing on the things that make them happy in and beyond of the office.

See yourself here? Bring your best self and apply now.


1988F-Secure established under the name Data Fellows

1992First public hysteria about a computer virus

2002First Antivirus for mobile phones

2004F‑Secure Labs launches first antivirus industry blog

2009F‑Secure’s next step into the cloud

2015F-Secure aims to become the leading European cyber security company

2018MWR InfoSecurity joins F-Secure

Liana Creak | Contact Person

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