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Senior Incident Response Consultant - Remote (Southeast Region, US)


Jul 20

Company Description

FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant® consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. Learn more about FireEye's world-class solutions and global footprint at

Job Description

The FireEye Mandiant Consulting Strategic Services team ensures the long-term success of our clients by providing talented, passionate and specialized security consulting expertise. We are looking for motivated consultants with strong customer service skills to help our clients assess and evaluate security programs. The successful candidate will possess strong communication skills and experience in security governance, security risk management, security operations, and/or cyber incident response programs. Successful candidates for this role will be able to guide clients though Cloud security assessments, improvements, and migrations while driving the overall Cloud strategy. 

Consultants with Incident Response technical skills and an eagerness to lead projects will be considered. Candidates will need to apply their forensics, log analysis, and malware triage skills to solve complex intrusion cases at organizations around the world. Our consultants must be comfortable working in teams to tackle challenging projects, communicating with clients, and creating and presenting high-quality deliverables.

What you will do:

  • Perform strategic and technical consulting services for operational and Cloud-based environments. Services such as risk assessments, migrations, and optimization.
  • Evaluate client needs, coordinate design for a solution, and clearly communicate the value proposition of complex and highly technical subjects
  • Interface with clients to address concerns, issues, or escalations; track and drive to closure any issues that impact the service and its value to clients


  • 5+ years of information security experience 
  • Technical expertise in at least three of the following areas: 
    • Prior experience as a lead system administrator or network engineer in an enterprise environment 
    •  Thorough understanding of enterprise security controls in Active Directory / Windows environments 
    •  Active Directory Trusts and Architectures 
    • Privileged Access Management best practices 
    • Windows and Unix endpoint hardening and security control enforcement 
    • Expertise in enforcing application whitelisting and host-based restrictions 
    • Implementation and enforcement of technologies such as Credential Guard and Device Guard 
    • Understanding of enterprise networking and knowledge of network segmentation strategies 
    • Implementation and management for both network and host-based firewall configurations 
    • Implementing logging configurations for network devices and Windows and Unix endpoints 
    • PowerShell scripting

Consultants with experience with Cloud security architecture in these areas will be considered:

  • Experience with Cloud Security Architecture, strategy, and regulatory compliance
  • Experience with architecting, designing, implementing, or operating IT systems on commercial Cloud platforms, such as AWS, Azure, and Google
  • Experience evaluating the organizational impact of cloud adoption, defining cloud architectural principles, and articulating key security considerations for public cloud moves
  • Minimum three years of professional information security experience; ideally in a consulting capacity
  • Experience recommending cloud migration disposition
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

Additional Qualifications:

  • Top Secret clearance required; SCI preferred
  • Ability to successfully interface with clients as a trusted advisor and manage expectations
  • Ability to document and explain technical details in a clear and concise manner

Additional Information

At FireEye we are committed to our #OneTeam approach combining diversity, collaboration, and excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

This is a regionally-based role that must be located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington DC, or West Virginia