Incident Response Engineer – Work from home with travel to London Office and Client Site | Cyber Security Jobs London, UK

Freelance Part time in Cyber Security Engineer
  • Post Date : January 28, 2022
  • Salary: $3,081.00 - $5,082.00 / Monthly
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  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Qualifications degree / masters

Job Description

More than you expected

Grant Thornton UK LLP is part of a global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, made up of some 58,000 people in over 135 countries. We’re a team of independent thinkers who put quality, inclusion and integrity first. All around the world we bring a different experience to our clients. A better experience. One that delivers the expertise they need in a way that goes beyond. Personal, proactive, and agile. That’s Grant Thornton.


Job Description:



Every day our teams help people in businesses and communities to do what is right and achieve their goals.


The Grant Thornton Cyber Defence Centre are an established MSSP at the forefront of Cyber solutions, working with industry leading technologies. We offer a path for progression and invest in our workforce. Initiative is encouraged and support is always available across the team and wider group. We work collaboratively and cross functionally, boasting a healthy ethos whereby we aim to promote the best version of ourselves and you.


In this role you will work with fully fledged Incident Response teams across a traditional working week. There will be instances (in the event of a breach) where it’s all hands-on deck and overtime is expected, which may include deployment during weekends. Given the nature of this role, this should come as no surprise. Most importantly, expect to work on some of most intriguing and relevant jobs within this sector.


A look into the role

As an Incident Response Engineer within our Cyber Defence Centre, you will:

  • Assist in the application of technical analysis, helping our clients to understand what happened during a cyber security incident or data breach.
  • Assist in the contribution of high-quality output in a variety of formats, from daily update slides to full technical investigation reports.
  • Work alongside industry-recognised specialists in computer forensics, electronic discovery, incident response, information governance and disclosure.
  • Provide high quality work in supporting the team in the delivery of cyber – relating to prevention, detection, response, and recovery across the control areas of people, process, and technology.
  • Provide support to the wider team as part of the Digital Forensic Group (DFG) Cyber Defence Centre (CDC).
  • Operate in an environment where speed of response is often critical to our clients, you will be constantly innovating and drawing on the very latest technologies.
  • Identify trending cyber threats, risks and vulnerabilities to their environments and provide prioritised recommendations in line with their organisational context and be able to communicate these clearly.
  • Assist in developing our client offerings to ensure quality and value.
  • Assist in evolving our processes and efficiencies.
  • Regularly work from our central London-based Cyber Defence Centre Laboratory.


Knowing you’re right for us


Joining us as an Incident Response Engineer, the minimum criteria you’ll need is strong IT background of at least 1-2 years or a 2.1 Degree (or above) in STEM. A passion for cyber security with any relevant IT / Security qualifications will set you apart but please appreciate it is not essential. It would be great if you had some of the following skills, but don’t worry if you don’t tick every box, we’ll help you develop along the way.



  • Flexible working with requirement to attend London laboratory regularly and client sites where applicable
  • Demonstrable interest in computing and security
  • Able to work effectively both individually and as part of a team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Have a detail orientated and investigative mindset
  • Ability to work under pressure and within strict time constraints
  • Quick learner with an adaptive approach to problem solving


Nice to have:

  • Background in forensically preserving data from a variety of sources e.g. PCs, laptops, network infrastructure, etc.
  • Understanding of the modern threat landscape
  • Experience in working with industry standard tools, for example, FTK, X-Ways, Volatility, etc
  • Ability to automate tasks through programming or scripting
  • Knowledge of MITRE ATT&CK framework.


Knowing we’re right for you


Embracing uniqueness, the culture at Grant Thornton thrives on the contributions of all our people, we never settle for what is easy, we look beyond to deliver the right thing, for everyone. Building an inclusive culture, where we value difference and respect our colleagues helps our people to perform at the best of their ability and realise their potential.


Our open and accessible culture means you’ll interact with leaders who are interested in you and everything you bring to our firm. The things that set you apart, we value them. That’s why we give you the freedom to bring your whole self to work and pursue your passions inside and outside of work.


Beyond the job


Life is more than work. The things you do, and the people you’re with outside of work matter, that’s why we’re happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles, and we’ll always do our best to keep your work and life in balance.


The impact you can make here will go far beyond your day job. From secondments, to fundraising for local charities, or investing in entrepreneurs in the developing world, you’ll be giving back to society. It’s that drive to do the right thing that runs through our every move, grounded in our CLEARR values – Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.


We’re looking for people who want to contribute, spark fresh ideas, and go beyond expectations. People who want to be able to proudly do what’s right, for the firm, our clients, our people and themselves. It’s how it should be.




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