Cyber Incident Manager - Contract


12 Months - Fully remote

My client is looking for a passionate Cyber Incident Manager who can support the team for 12 months.


  • Being the point of contact to drive all cyber incidents managed by Cyber Defense Team
  • Create incident reports
  • Keep incidents status up to date through regular updates
  • Oversee all aspects of incident management process from evaluation to resolution
  • Maintain daily communication with analyst team
  • Drive incidents to a conclusion based on SLAs and criticality level
  • Coordinate the activities of analysts and parties external to the Cyber Defense Team involved incident response
  • Define improvement over incident playbooks
  • Prepare weekly incident status report
  • Monitor intelligence sources to maintain situational awareness of cyber threat landscape

Requirements and Skills:

  • Familiarity with risk management and controls frameworks, cyber kill chain and NIST Incident response life cycle
  • 10+ years of experience with information security related activities
  • Experience in dealing with cyber incidents
  • Proven experience in security operation and monitoring
  • Working knowledge about SIEM architecture
  • Working knowledge of Splunk, Elastic Stack, or industry equivalent at a user level
  • Being able to work with a diverse set of stockholders in the organization from technical through board level. Strong report writing and communication skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication in English
  • Understanding crisis management, business continuity and disaster recovery procedures
  • Ability to understand technical topics dealing with technical teams and explain and present them to management level executives
  • Being able to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment to proceed high priority tasks to a resolution
  • Relevant certifications such as CGIH, CISM
  • Bachelor in Computer Science, Computer Security, or other engineering or IT discipline
  • Understanding of security governance, risk and compliance
  • Familiarity with related publications such as: NIST 800-61 (incident handling), NIST 800-30 (risk assessment), NIST 800-52 (controls)


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