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Sr DFIR Analyst

Requisition ID:  248139

Requisition Posting End Date: 01/31/2022


Bechtel is looking for people who want to change the landscape of traditional incident response and digital forensics. We are an agile and dynamic team doing fantastic work in information security. Our goal is to change the industry to improve security for both our company and the world.


Role Overview:

As the Senior Incident Response Analyst, you will be working with a group of highly productive employees to implement critical functions of our incident response. You will be working with standard forensics tools such as EnCase and some groundbreaking new technology as well. Your peers will be respected people from the information security industry. Due to the nature of the incident response, we are looking for someone who is not only technically proficient but can effectively communicate with managers and individual contributors during an incident response situation.


When not actively leading or participating in an incident, you will be working on improving the incident response processes, threat hunting, content development, data enrichment, and fostering communication between security groups as well as being the center point of contact for escalation on a multitude of issues.


Job Duties:

  • Seek out inefficiencies in existing processes and develop automated solutions in a global enterprise environment.
  • Utilize your expert communication skills to produce greater awareness of goals, projects, and tasks amongst the Global Security Operation and Engineering (GSOE) team.
  • Lead and prioritize the Incident Response staff efforts across the enterprise, this includes determining the response level of an incident, investigating small to large scale incidents, establish appropriate actions to remediate threats.
  • Engineer commercial or open-source tools to identify, respond or remediate threats and other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field or 12 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Six or more years of general information technology experience with 8 years of full-time direct experience in digital forensics incident response (DFIR).
  • Must be a United States citizen.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical, documentation, and communication skills.
  • In-depth experience with all facets of digital forensics and incident response.
  • Expert knowledge of Windows, Mac, and Linux based operating systems.
  • Solid experience applying all facets of DFIR to on-prem and cloud environments.
  • A passion for Information Security.
  • Demonstrated threat hunting experience with Python, SIEM, and EDR solutions.
  • Technical acuity in the field of Information Technology Operations and Security Operations.
  • Knowledge, understanding, and ability to apply technical security standards and tools.
  • Excellent conceptualization, analytical, and logic skills.
  • Ability to successfully facilitate collaboration across multiple functions, departments, and levels Experience testifying in court, a firm grasp on the chain of custody and legal hold investigations as well as an understanding of discretion and confidentiality.
  • Familiarity with SOAR (Security Orchestration, Automation and Response) software with an emphasis on building complex playbooks for automating routine incidents.


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.