Senior Incident Response Consultant

US - Remote


US - Remote


Security Services

Do you enjoy being in the fight, investigating unusual activity, and chasing attackers?  Do you pride yourself on developing methods for identifying and analyzing breaches?  Do you feel compelled to help organizations improve their abilities to effectively detect threats and drive incident response? 


Rapid7's Incident Response Service team offers the opportunity to respond to active incidents, 

investigate historical breaches, and work with clients to simulate full-scale incidents so they're prepared for the inevitable. Our Incident Response Consultants pride themselves on their ability to  think critically, adapt to constantly changing attack methodologies, deliver top-notch Incident  Response services, and help our customers improve their programs. Are you prepared to take on today's most sophisticated attackers? 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Deliver world-class incident response services for Rapid7 customers 

  • Lead incident simulations, helping clients assess their ability to respond to major threats 

  • Assist in capturing and deploying knowledge of attack methodologies 

  • Drive research initiatives to further incident response capabilities and brand reputation  through media interaction, public speaking, and blogs 

  • Advise clients on security best practices and attack mitigation strategies 

  • Provide continuous input to Rapid7 product development teams 

  • Actively participate within Rapid7 Community and Security Industry as advocate and advisor 

Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years of professional experience using security applications such as Security Information  and Event (SIEM)/Log Management systems, Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR),  IDS/IPS, Encase/FTK, or similar incident response and digital forensics tools 

  • Experience with network analysis, endpoint analysis, malware triage/analysis, and incident  response 

  • Experience in enterprise security and how various technologies and processes work together  for increasing threat detection and streamlining incident response 

  • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, CIS, or related field, or significant relevant experience in lieu of an academic degree 

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills 

  • Willingness to travel 10-15% once travel restrictions allow

What Will Make You Standout? 

  • 2+ years of professional services delivery and experience in MDR or Incident Response  consulting 

  • Proven ability to build relationships with and understand business needs of customers and  deliver demonstrable value 

  • Contributions to open source security projects, specifically in the realm of incident response,  forensic analysis, and security monitoring