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Senior Security Consultant Spiderlabs DFIR

Trustwave Holdings, LLC
Chicago, IL 60601
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Trustwave Holdings, LLC

Trustwave is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Category: Security Services
Team: Consulting & Professional Services
Location: Chicago, IL


Trustwave is a leading cybersecurity and managed security services provider that helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risk. Offering a comprehensive portfolio of managed security services, security testing, consulting, technology solutions and cybersecurity education, Trustwave helps businesses embrace digital transformation securely. Trustwave is a Singtel company and the global security arm of Singtel, Optus and NCS, with customers in 96 countries. For more information about Trustwave, visit https://www.trustwave.com.

Senior Security Consultant - Spiderlabs DFIR

SpiderLabs is Trustwave's elite security team focused on digital forensics, incident response, penetration testing, application security and threat intelligence.

You will join the North American Incident Response team. Preference will be given to applicants based in DC, Reston or Chicago. Your primary role will be assisting customers prepare for and respond to computer security breaches and will need to be prepared to work with both small and large organizations of varying levels of technical maturity. Your work will be a mix of going onsite to investigate breaches, conducting remote analysis, running table top exercises, testing detection and response tools and implementations and assisting in the writing of Incident Response Plans.

Experience Requirements, the ideal applicant will:
  • Have several years of experience in digital forensics and/or incident response.
  • Is happy to work independently, and get engaged in online chats with a globally distributed team.
  • Experience with forensic tools, such as Encase, X-ways, IEF/Axiom, EDR solutions, Open-source tools
  • Have experience with compromises involving web applications.

Skill Requirements
  • Must be fluent in English, both written and spoken. French, Spanish or Portuguese is a plus but not a requirement.
  • Be a fast and lifelong learner
  • Be comfortable chasing malware through systems and familiar with persistence mechanisms, injection methods and detection/evasion techniques.
  • Ability to lead teams of both direct as well as indirect reports
  • Ability to foster and develop strong client relationships.

  • Knowledge of key forensic artifacts in both Windows and *Nix systems. Be able to articulate their significance to an investigation.
  • Experience in payment card forensics (under the PCI PFI program) desirable.
  • Experience with scripting in Perl/Python/Ruby very desirable.
  • Experience with both desktop-based and server-based forensics.

Bonus experience
  • Contributions to the DFIR community, Blog, twitter, git repos.
  • Conference presentations (but paid marketing events don't count).
  • Penetration testing experience.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrable experience with a wide range of different attack tools.
  • Application testing skills.
  • Reverse engineering skills.

Other Requirements
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Strong report writing skills (yes this is the third time we have mentioned it)
  • Strong communications skills
  • Ability to travel (primarily domestically and Canada) approx. 25%
  • Ability to work independently and communicate with clients.
  • Ability to identify potential new business opportunities within the client base.


We prefer college-educated applicants, but at minimum, high school diploma or equivalent is required for employment.

To All Agencies:

Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Trustwave outside of the Talent Acquisition team. Trustwave's policy is to only accept resumes from agencies via the Trustwave Agency Portal. Agencies must have a valid fee agreement in place and they must have been assigned the specific requisition to which they submit resumes, by the Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted outside of this process will be deemed the sole property of Trustwave and in the event a candidate is submitted outside of this policy is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Posted: 2020-08-27 Expires: 2020-09-28

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