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Incident Response Principal Consultant - Weekend Shift (Remote)

CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike

Texas, USA · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

#WeAreCrowdStrike and our mission is to stop breaches. As a global leader in cybersecurity, our team changed the game. Since our inception, our market leading cloud-native platform has offered unparalleled protection against the most sophisticated cyberattacks. We’re looking for people with limitless passion, a relentless focus on innovation and a fanatical commitment to the customer to join us in shaping the future of cybersecurity. Consistently recognized as a top workplace, CrowdStrike is committed to cultivating an inclusive, remote-first culture that offers people the autonomy and flexibility to balance the needs of work and life while taking their career to the next level. Interested in working for a company that sets the standard and leads with integrity? Join us on a mission that matters - one team, one fight.

About the Role:

Weekend Work Schedule is Friday - Monday (10 hr work day/ 40 hr work week)

Am I a Principal Consultant Candidate?

  • Do you find yourself interested in and keeping up with the latest vulnerabilities and breaches?

  • Are you self-motivated and looking for an opportunity to rapidly accelerate your skills?

  • Do you crave new and innovative work that actually matters to your customer?

  • Do you have an Incident Response or Information Security background that you’re not fully utilizing?

  • Are you capable of leading teams and interacting with customers?

  • Do you love working around like-minded, smart people who you can learn from and mentor on a daily basis?

What You''ll Do:

  • Lead incident response engagements.

  • Develop and use new methods to hunt for bad actors across large sets of data.

  • Work under the direction of outside counsel to conduct intrusion investigations.

  • Perform host and/or network-based forensics across Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms.

  • Perform basic malware analysis.

  • Produce high-quality written and verbal reports, presentations, recommendations, and findings to key stakeholders including customer management, regulators, and legal counsel.

  • Demonstrate industry thought leadership through blog posts, CrowdCasts, and other public speaking events.

What You'll Need:

Successful candidates will have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Team leadership experience in a matrixed consulting environment.

  • Incident Response: experience conducting or managing incident response investigations for organizations, investigating targeted threats such as the Advanced Persistent Threat, Organized Crime, and Hacktivists.

  • Computer Forensic Analysis: a background using a variety of forensic analysis tools in incident response investigations to determine the extent and scope of compromise.

  • Network Forensic Analysis: strong knowledge of network protocols, network analysis tools like Bro/Zeek or Suricata, and ability to perform analysis of associated network logs.

  • Reverse Engineering: ability to understand the capabilities of static and dynamic malware analysis.

  • Incident Remediation: strong understanding of targeted attacks and able to create customized tactical and strategic remediation plans for compromised organizations.

  • Network Operations and Architecture/Engineering: fundamental understanding of secure network architecture and network operations.

  • Cloud Incident Response: knowledge in any of the following areas: AWS, Azure, GCP incident response methodologies.

  • Communications: strong ability to communicate executive and/or detailed level findings to clients; ability to effectively communicate tasks, guidance, and methodology with internal teams.

Additionally, all candidates must possess the following qualifications:

  • Capable of completing technical tasks without supervision.

  • Desire to grow and expand both technical and soft skills.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Contributing thought leader within the incident response industry.

  • Ability to foster a positive work environment and attitude.

Education:

BA or BS / MA or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Math, Information Security, Information Assurance, Information Security Management, Intelligence Studies, Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Policy, or a related field. Applicants without a degree but with relevant work experience and/or training will be considered.

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This role may require the candidate to periodically undergo and pass alcohol and/or drug test(s) during the course of employment.

Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Remote-first culture

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards

  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements

  • Comprehensive and inclusive health benefits

  • Physical and mental wellness programs

  • Paid parental leave, including adoption

  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities

  • Offices with stocked kitchens when you need to fuel innovation and collaboration

We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed. Our approach to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is rooted in listening, learning and collective action. By embracing the diversity of our people, we achieve our best work and fuel innovation - generating the best possible outcomes for our customers and the communities they serve.

CrowdStrike is committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact [email protected], for further assistance.

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Right to Work

CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary range for this position in the U.S. is $120,000 - $190,000 per year + variable/incentive compensation + equity + benefits. A candidate’s salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and location.