Cyber Security Analyst/Incident Response - Tier 3

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DXC Technology

DXC Technology helps global companies run their mission-critical systems and operations while modernizing IT, optimizing data architectures, and ensuring security and scalability across public, private and hybrid clouds.

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DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) helps global companies run their mission critical systems and operations while modernizing IT, optimizing data architectures, and ensuring security and scalability across public, private and hybrid clouds. The world’s largest companies and public sector organizations trust DXC to deploy services across the Enterprise Technology Stack to drive new levels of performance, competitiveness, and customer experience. Learn more about how we deliver excellence for our customers and colleagues at

Our DXC Security services helps customers assess risk and proactively address all facets of their security environment, from threat intelligence to compliance. We leverage proven methodologies, intelligent automation and industry-leading partners to tailor security solutions to our customers' unique business needs.

The Tier 3 Cyber Security Analyst/Incident Response position is a part of the Cyber Defense Center team. The CDC provides cyber security monitoring, reporting, and response for numerous external clients. Tier duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Receive incident escalations from monitoring team and assist with real-time advanced analysis, response, and reporting.
  • Mentor and assist in training Tier 1 and 2 analysts to aid in their skills development and analytical capabilities.
  • Proactively hunt for threats and enacting identification, containment, and eradication measures while supporting recovery efforts.
  • Point person for coordination with appropriate parties during a security incident – client, management, legal, security, operations, etc.
  • Create thorough reports and documentation of all incidents and procedures, presenting findings to team and leadership on a routine basis
  • Incident Response: remote remediation when possible and working with onsite teams when necessary. Detailed documentation of events and remediation steps taken.
  • Root Cause Analysis: initiation and follow-through to ensure quality forensic materials are captured, writing reports with details and timelines of events with recommendations to avoid future occurrences
  • Assist in the general maintenance and improvement of processes and/or playbooks.
  • Conduct research regarding the latest methods, tools, and trends in digital forensics analysis
  • Conduct analysis using logs, previous alerts, etc. to identify trends to identify and prevent potential incidents.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Six or more years of experience in information systems security
  • Good communication skills to interact with clients, team members, management, and support personnel
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, be highly self-motivated
  • Experience working with computer desktop packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in information systems security, computer science, or related field
  • CISSP, GCFA, or equivalent level certification relating to Cyber Security and/or Incident Response.

Work Environment

  • Requires being on-call during off hours
  • May require occasional weekend work
  • Remote

Compensation at DXC is influenced by an array of factors, including but not limited to the experience, job-related knowledge, skills, competencies, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. A reasonable estimate of the current compensation range for this position is $109,700 - $203,600.

Full-time hires are eligible to participate in the DXC benefit program.  DXC offers a comprehensive, flexible, and competitive benefits program which includes, but is not limited to, health, dental, and vision insurance coverage; employee wellness; life and disability insurance; a retirement savings plan, paid holidays, paid time off.

If you are an applicant from the United States, Guam, or Puerto Rico

DXC Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age or genetic information. DXC's commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. View postings below.

We participate in E-Verify. In addition to the posters already identified, DXC provides access to prospective employees for the Federal Minimum Wage Poster, Federal Polygraph Protection Act Poster as well as any state or locality specific applicant posters. To access the postings in the link below, select your state to view all applicable federal, state and locality postings. Postings are available in English, and in Spanish, where required. View postings below.

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If you are an individual with a disability, a disabled veteran, or a wounded warrior and you are unable or limited in your ability to access or use this site as a result of your disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us via email.

Please note: DXC will respond only to requests for accommodations due to a disability.

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Tags: Automation C CISSP Cloud Compliance Computer Science Cyber defense Forensics GCFA Incident response Monitoring Polygraph Threat intelligence

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Region: Remote/Anywhere

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