CyberSecurity Forensics and Incident Response Analyst
Company Robert Bosch LLC
Location Pittsburgh, PA
Travel 5%
Salary Not provided
Contact Name Anonymous
Contact Email donotemail/at/
Expires 2024-02-21

Job Description

Our security analysts will be expected to perform a variety of duties during an average day including but not limited to log analysis, incident response, forensics, system/tooling development, and risk assessment, just to name a few. You must thrive in high-pressure situations, think like both an attacker and defender, and drive relevant teams to take the right actions in the right time frames to mitigate risks. Candidates also need to balance technical risks against business needs and be able to articulate risks and mitigations to members of the global team as well as member of leadership at various levels. You should have a good mix of deep technical knowledge and a demonstrated background in information security. The successful candidate will be expected to be an active contributor, should have good written and oral communication skills, cross-team collaboration skills, and should be open to acquiring and applying new skills.

Successful candidates:
•Must also be able to participates in rotating on call schedule and must be able to work collaboratively across physical locations. Having the ability to work outside of normal working hours as required due to critical incidents or emergency calls, will be essential to success in this role
•Must be willing and able to travel occasionally to Stuttgart, Germany (5-10% travel in a year)

Responsibilities for Cyber Forensics Role:
•Help define requirements and identify gaps for performing remote compromise assessments
•Capture forensic artifacts such as memory and disk images
•Pivot on the forensic data working with the global Cyber Threat Intelligence team to determine if the malware is part of a larger campaign, how Bosch is being targeted and take any further remediation required
•Lead remote compromise assessments and produce final assessment reports
•Perform live box and dead box forensics to identify compromise and attack vector
•Provide input for Security Operations Center (SOC) improvement and identify visibility gaps for enterprise monitoring
•Collect network intrusion artifacts (e.g., PCAP, domains, URI’s, certificates, etc.) and uses discovered data to enable mitigation of potential incidents
•Collect network device integrity data and analyze for signs of tampering or compromise
•Analyze identified malicious network and system log activity to determine weaknesses exploited, exploitation methods, effects on system and information
•Track and document incident response activities and providing updates to leadership through executive summaries and in-depth technical reports
•Plan, coordinate and direct the inventory, examination and comprehensive technical analysis of computer related evidence
•Serve as technical forensics liaison to stakeholders and explaining investigation details
Responsibilities Incident Response Role
•You will work in the Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) to build, develop, and operate a SIRT that will allow us to quickly identify, respond, and protect against threats to our global infrastructure
•You will assist and/or lead investigations in active security incident scenarios, supporting the organization through the Incident Response lifecycle
•You will work across functions to identify new and emerging threats and work to develop detection alarms and workflows to assist in future identification and response
•Provide expertise in the triage and identification of potential security incidents
•Develop and create alarms, dashboards, and workflows to allow quicker and more efficient insight into security events
•Identify residual risk through security monitoring and instigate security-focused projects to remediate root cause issues
•Proactively hunting threats in our environment, identifying new risk areas, and developing methods for us to proactively address these threats
•Coordinate containment, eradication, and recovery actions for high priority on-premises cybersecurity incidents and cloud cybersecurity incidents.
•Research security trends and recommend security tool optimization
•Provide training, mentoring, and subject matter expertise for Security Operations Center (SOC) staff
•Execute the incident response plan, ensuring cross-functional teams operate functionally and efficiently through incident response scenarios
•Draft, maintain, and communicate incident reports for an executive audience


Basic Qualifications - Cyber Forensics:

•B.S. in computer science, electrical engineering or closely related field
•3+ years experience with host or digital forensics, static malware code disassembly/analysis, and/or runtime malware code analysis or network forensic experience (not including certification)
•Proficient working in a Windows environment
•Proficient in one more of the following computer languages Python, Bash or Powershell in order to support cyber threat detection or automation
•Experience with reconstructing a malicious attack or activity
•Ability to characterize and analyze network traffic, identify anomalous activity / potential threats, analyze anomalies in network traffic using metadata
•Ability to create forensically sound duplicates of evidence (forensic images)
•Experience with disc forensic, creating images and using tools for analyzing
•Experienced with network topologies and network security devices (e.g. Firewall, IDS/IPS, Proxy, DNS, WAF, etc)
•Desired experience and proficiency with the following tools and techniques: EnCase, FTK, SIFT, X-Ways, Volatility, Sleuth Kit/Autopsy,
•Experienced with Windows Forensics (Windows Eventlogs, Registry, …) and creating the needed forensic/tirage images (Velociraptor, …)
•Experienced with Memory Forensics, creating dumps and analyzing the dump
•Experienced with tools for automatic compromise assessment and IOC searches on clients and analyzing the results

Basic Qualifications - Incident Response:

•B.S. in computer science, electrical engineering or closely related field
•3 years of incident response experience (not including certification)
•Splunk (or other SIEMs)
•MITRE Adversary Tactics, Techniques and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK)
•EDR Tools
•Carving and extracting information from PCAP data
•Designing cyber security systems and environments in an enterprise environment
•Virtualized environments
•Thorough understanding of enterprise security controls in Active Directory/Windows environments
•Experience with investigating using a wide variety of detective technologies such as SIEM, SOAR, packet capture analysis, host forensics and memory analysis tools.
•Experience with authentication, authorization, and auditing technologies and how they are implemented in different environments.
Preferred Qualifications:

•CVE certification
•Have presented at a security conference such as DefCon, BlackHat, RSA Conference, etc.
•Have at least one of the following certifications: SANS GIAC: GCIA, GCFA, GPEN, GWAPT, GCFE, GREM, GXPN, GMON, GISF, or GCIH, ISC2: CCFP, CCSP, CISSP CERT CSIH, EC Council: CHFI, LPT, ECSA; Offensive Security: OSCP, OSCE, OSWP and OSEE; Defense Cyber Investigative Training Academy: FTK WFE-FTK, CIRC, WFE-E-CI, FIW
•Have experience building security utilities and tools for internal use that enable you and your fellow Security Engineers to operate at high speed and wide scale
•Have broad and deep technical knowledge, specifically in the fields of cryptography, network security, software security, malware analysis, forensics, security operations, incident response, and emergent security intelligence
•Have demonstrated experience in security analytics including security and machine learning, applications of data miniing to security, intrusion detection, anomaly detection, network security,etc.
•You are intellectually curious with a genuine desire to learn and advance your career.
•You are a critical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills
•Have knowledge of the Spanish or Portuguese language
•Experience operating in an international environment.
•Conduct malware analysis using static and dynamic methodologies (e.g., debuggers [Ollydbg], disassembler [IDA Pro], sandbox execution, etc.)
•Produce malware reports to disseminate to the watch floor and enterprise