Incident Responder - International travel

Job City:  London
Professional Area:  Cyber Security Specialists
Job Req ID:  120679


Location(s): UK, Europe & Africa : UK : London || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Gloucester || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Great Baddow || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Guildford || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Leeds || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : London-CS || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Manchester || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : NR- London || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Preston || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : UK Home 


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,500 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 10 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments. 



Incident Responder - Cyber Security – Middle East


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence has been contracted to deliver a National Cyber Security Programme in the Middle East as a client side strategic advisor.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a best of breed capability delivery team that will deliver a National Programme to enhance a Nations Cyber Security posture.  The role is based in the Middle East on assignment for 12 months so there are no options for hybrid working as the majority of time will be spend on client site.


As an Incident Responder you will be responsible for the Triage of cyber security incidents, determining and categorising which incidents cross the threshold becoming National cyber security incidents.  You will have a strong background working in an operational IT environment coupled with proven experience in an operational digital forensics or cyber security environment.


Day to day responsibilities include:


  • Managing and coordinating assigned Incidents.
  • Prepare and deliver briefs to senior executives and draft media releases.
  • Manage Incidents on site and across multiple sites.
  • Conduct on-site analysis and collection of data for depth support as part of incident investigation.
  • Identify and propose remediation activities and identify security improvements to prevent future incidents.
  • Direct client IR Teams and In-house malware and forensics depth support.
  • Manage tasking for Malware and Forensics depth support.
  • Manage and coordinate supporting activity and produce regular reports and a full incident report post recovery.
  • Manage and prioritise requests for Incident Response.
  • Mentor client Incident responders.


Technical skills we are looking for:


  • Previous experience working an operational IT environment coupled with additional experience working in  operational digital forensics or cyber security environment
  • Computer Science, Digital Forensics, Cyber Security / higher IT educational qualification
  • Externally validated Incident Response certification
  • Reverse malware engineering certification
  • Operational experience of working within a SOC at Tier 3 or Tier 4 level of analyst
  • CREST Intrusion Analyst or equivalent
  • GCT SOC Incident Responder or equivalent
  • Operational experience and familiarity of tools, software and hardware used in a digital forensics operational environment
  • Working knowledge of common attack vectors and penetration techniques
  • Memory forensic analysis
  • Network traffic analysis
  • Strong report writing skills and the ability to develop upon existing reporting standards.
  • Experience working with UK or other International Government departments, ideally the UK NCSC or foreign equivalents


Non-technical skills and experience you will have:


  • Client side consulting skills including stakeholder engagement, communicating insights, briefing skills and report writing.
  • Ability to understand and adapt to different cultures and hierarchical structures.
  • Team player and adept at working in multi-disciplinary and diverse teams to include:
    • Ability to build and maintain relationships with the various stakeholders
    • Ability to talk competently and maintain high standards of behaviour with the client
    • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and deal with matters of national security.
    • Ability to maintain high standards and provide challenging feedback even when it will be perceived negatively.
  • Ability to complete tasks with minimal direction.
  • Proven analytical skills capable of solving new and complex technical problems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate the impact and importance of detailed technical information to non-technical and senior audiences.
  • Arabic speaking would be advantageous but it not mandatory.
  • Support the managing and building of relationships with customer and internal stakeholders.
  • Self-motivated and motivates others keeping morale and performance high.



Benefits and reward package details provided upon application.


Security Clearance


Due to the nature of our work, successful candidates for this role will be required to go through Government security clearance prior to starting with us.



Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence 


We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day.


By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance well-being.


Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. 


Division overview: Capabilities


At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Digital Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours. 

Job Title:  Incident Responder - International travel

Job City:  London
Professional Area:  Cyber Security Specialists
Job Req ID:  120679