Digital Forensics and Incident Response Senior Consultant

Job Title: Digital Forensics and Incident Response Senior Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Start Date: 09/06/2020
Duration: 366
REF: 35976
Contact Name: Danica Pagsisihan
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Key Words: Digital Forensics, Incident Response, Incident Investigation, Forensic Analysis, MITRE ATT&CK framework
Role: Digital Forensics Incident Responder
Industry: Public Sector, Security
Function: Incident Response, Incident Investigations, Forensic, Strategy
Location: Singapore

About Our Client

Our client is a national agency overseeing cybersecurity strategy, operation, education, outreach, and ecosystem development.

About the Digital Forensics Incident Responder

**Please note that our client is recruiting this incident response role at different levels.

Depending on the level that you will be working on, you will be required to facilitate an orderly and efficient response to cyber incidents, conduct forensics analysis on endpoints and network logs to support the investigations.
For a more senior level, you will be leading a Digital Forensics team in the Response Centre. You will perform correlation across forensics and malware investigations to understand the attacker’s objectives.


  • Drive both host and network-based forensic investigation
  • Analyse attack trends and assessing the impact of large-scale cyber-incidents on Singapore
  • Report the progress of investigations to various stakeholders
  • Explore new cybersecurity technologies and develop new capabilities with the team
  • Able to contain a cyberattack or network intrusion
  • Recommend technical measures to protect the victim’s data, its network, and intellectual properties
  • Kick a stealthy adversary out of the network
  • Guide the victim out of the situation towards recovery mode
  • Provides constant updates and coordinate situation reporting back to senior management

For Senior level - Manage a team of analysts to conduct digital forensics investigation back in the laboratory:

  • Determine the root cause of incident, determine the initial point of intrusion
  • Determine the attacker/s tactics, techniques, and procedures and their capabilities
  • Traced the lateral move path of the attacker, attribute their motive
  • Put all the above findings timely into an investigation report

About You

Please note: Interested Applicants must be able to work in Singapore and preferably a Singapore Citizen or Permanent resident due to the nature of projects that these roles will be responsible for.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Information Technology, Computer Security, Computer Science, or any other relevant fields.
  • For the Senior/Assistant Director - At least 8 years of experience in information security roles
  • For Senior Consultant – 5 Years Plus of experience
  • Expertise/experience in digital forensic, relevant professional certifications will be an advantage.
  • Understanding of cyber kill chain and MITRE ATT&CK framework
  • Able to lead and work as a team player 
  • Good written and communications skills
  • Good understanding of operating systems such as Windows and Linux;
  • Able to perform forensics analysis across Windows, Mac and Linux Platform;
  • Ability to analyze network and application logs;
  • Professional certifications such as EnCase Certified Examiner, AccessData Certified Examiner, SANS GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), or GIAC Network Forensic Analyst (GNFA) would be advantageous

If you are interested to learn more about the above job role or any other job opportunities, please apply to this job advertisement or alternatively contact the following consultant:
Danica Pagsisihan
+65 65898787
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