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PwC Cyber Incident Response Analyst - Sr. Associate (Remote) in Florham Park, New Jersey

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Internal Firm Services - Other

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in Information Security, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to develop and support our internal security technologies and services across the entire global and local PwC network. You’ll focus on being the forefront of designing, developing, and implementing information technology including hardware, software, and networks that enhances security of internal information and protect our firms intellectual assets.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.

  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.

  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.

  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.

  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.

  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience :

2 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Bachelor Degree

Certification(s) Preferred :

Information Security, Digital Forensics Incident Response (DFIR), and penetration testing training and related certifications are desired but are not a requirement. Examples: GIAC (GCFA, GCFE, GREM, GCIH, GDAT, GCDA), Offensive Security (OSCP, OSCE), Pentester Academy, etc.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates a thorough level of abilities with, and/or a proven record of success as both an individual contributor and team member, identifying and addressing client needs by:

  • Demonstrating foundational knowledge in computer networking, operating systems (both Windows and Unix based operating systems), and virtualization (cloud and on-premise);

  • Using intermediate SOC/Incident Response core skills including security event review, log analysis, host analysis, email analysis, and network analysis;

  • Understanding of investigative theory and industry-leading practices for effective analysis;

  • Exercising sound judgment in identifying security incidents that require follow-up response or escalation;

  • Leveraging knowledge of the Cyber Kill Chain Framework and working familiarity of the MITRE ATT&CK Framework;

  • Utilizing training opportunities by collaborating with peers and training junior analysts;

  • Being motivated to learn and grow in this field and their career;

  • Demonstrating knowledge of Windows or Linux forensic analysis (acquisition/evidence handling, rapid triage, and in-depth analysis to answer common analytic questions);

  • Creating data analysis, statistics, and visualizations;

  • Testing penetration and offensive security techniques;

  • Having knowledge of malware analysis, Threat Hunting, Detection Engineering and reverse engineering;

  • Building effective relationships with stakeholders and colleagues;

  • Developing an awareness of Firm operations and services;

  • Demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks;

  • Writing and communicating in a corporate environment to senior management; and,

  • Acting as an escalation point for junior members.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more:

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

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