Incident Response Consultant





Security Services

Do you enjoy being in the fight, investigating unusual activity, tearing apart malware, 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. 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
  • Contribute to incident response program development and special projects 
  • 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 services delivery and experience in Incident Response consulting 
  • 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 analysis, and incident response 
  • Experience in enterprise security and how various technologies and processes work together for increasing threat detection and streamlining incident response 
  • Proven ability to build relationships with and understand business needs of customers and deliver demonstrable value 
  • 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 25%