Incident Response Analyst needed at Moniepoint Inc.

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Job title : Incident Response Analyst

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : August 10, 2024

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Job Summary:

We are actively seeking a skilled and dedicated Incident Response Analyst to join our dynamic cybersecurity team. The ideal candidate will play a critical role in protecting our organization from cyber threats by rapidly responding to and mitigating security incidents. The Incident Response Analyst will be responsible for leading incident response efforts, conducting investigations, and implementing strategies to enhance our overall cybersecurity posture.

Responsibilities:

  • Incident Response:
    • Lead the response to cybersecurity incidents, including but not limited to malware infections, data breaches, and advanced persistent threats.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to contain and eradicate security incidents.
  • Investigation:
    • Conduct in-depth investigations to determine the root cause and scope of security incidents.
    • Gather and analyze evidence to support forensic investigations.
  • Threat Hunting:
    • Proactively search for signs of malicious activity within the organization’s network and systems.
    • Identify and mitigate potential security threats before they escalate.
  • Communication:
    • Effectively communicate incident details, analysis, and remediation strategies to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
    • Collaborate with leadership to provide regular updates on incident response activities.
  • Documentation:
    • Maintain comprehensive documentation of incident response processes, procedures, and outcomes.
    • Develop post-incident reports with recommendations for improving security controls.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Stay current with emerging cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and attack techniques.
    • Provide input to enhance incident response processes and procedures.
  • Collaboration:
    • Work closely with other cybersecurity professionals, IT teams, and external partners to strengthen the organization’s overall security posture.
    • Participate in tabletop exercises and simulations to test incident response readiness.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Cybersecurity Incident Responder or in a similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity principles, incident response methodologies, and forensic techniques.
  • Familiarity with security information and event management (SIEM) tools.
  • Certifications such as GCFA, GCIH, or equivalent are a plus.

Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and respond effectively to high-stress situations.
  • Experience with network and system forensics tools.
  • Proficient in scripting and automation for incident response tasks.

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