SOC/CIRT Advisor
MANDIANT - Alexandria, VA

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Mandiant Strategic Solutions is focused on the long-term success of our customers by providing talented, passionate, and specialized security monitoring, threat intelligence, and incident management consulting expertise. We are looking for a motivated and experienced consultant with great customer service skills to help customers assess, design, and build their own advanced threat detection capability and help to continually improve our own program methodology. The successful candidate will possess strong consulting skills, be adept in leading multiple projects under tight deadlines, and possess in-depth experience in security event monitoring, cyber threat intelligence, and/or computer incident response.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Exceed customer expectations
Assess customers’ existing capability in collecting, analyzing, escalating, and responding to cyber attacks and assist in maturing overall program
Deliver all client-related aspects of short and long-term Strategic Solutions engagements
Identify and implement improvements to Mandiant’s business processes, methodologies, and client communication methods

Required Skills

Have in-depth experience in collecting, analyzing, and escalating security events; responding to computer security incidents, and/or collecting, analyzing, and disseminating cyber threat intelligence.
Possess strong knowledge of tools and technologies used for enterprise security
Understanding of the components that comprise a successful information security program
Deliver succinct and fact-based communications, both verbally and in writing
Successfully interface and establish rapport with clients
Quickly master, simplify, and communicate the value proposition of complex subjects to clients
Use formal project management skills in planning, tracking, and reporting on project progress
Evaluate customer needs, coordinate design for a solution, and clearly communicate solutions
Codify customer needs across accounts and use them to drive Mandiant Strategic Solutions methodology

Required Technical Skills

Experience with the critical tools used in security event analysis, incident response, computer forensics, malware analysis, or other areas of security operations.
Thorough understanding of traditional security operations, event monitoring, and SIEM tools
Fundamental understanding of network protocols
Familiarity with Unix and Windows operating systems and administrative tools
Understanding of security controls for common platforms and devices, including Windows, Unix, Linux, and network equipment

Education and Other Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline (or equivalent work experience)
Must be a U.S. citizen
Minimum of five years in IT
Minimum of three years in information security
Willingness to travel up to 75%


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