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Associate Director Incident Response (DFIR)

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Job Category:

Cyber Security & Information Assurance

Job Location:

Mclean, VA  22102

Security Clearance:

No Clearance

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Company background

The Crypsis Group is a respected security advisory firm with a vision to create a more secure digital world by providing the highest quality incident response, risk management, and digital forensic services to clients of all sizes. Our team is comprised of recognized experts and incident responders with deep technical expertise and experience in investigations, data breach response, digital forensics and information security. With a highly-successful track record of delivering mission critical cybersecurity solutions, we are experienced in working quickly to provide effective incident response, attack-readiness and remediation plans with a focus on providing long term support to improve our clients’ security posture. 


The Director/Associate Director of Digital Forensics and Incident Response will play a significant role in helping us with our rapid growth by hiring DFIR consultants at various levels across the US, client retention and relationship building, DFIR methodology development, scoping and leading engagements, mentoring project teams, and leading organic hyper-growth efforts at the strategic leadership level.

Technical Skills:

10+ years of hands-on consulting experience in digital forensics, and incident response

You are an Industry-recognized inspiring leader with media and public speaking experience, deeply embedded in information security community

Experience with forensic processes and procedures (chain of custody, computer acquisition techniques, and memory acquisition techniques)

Maintain hyper-current knowledge of extant vulnerabilities and threat landscape

Experience using forensics tools such as EnCase, FTK, SleuthKit, Volatility, etc.

Analysis experience and operational understanding of one or more major operating systems (Microsoft Windows, Linux, or Mac)

Knowledge of common malware persistence mechanisms

Experience identifying and triaging malware

Experience leading technical breach response teams in fast-paced environments


Consulting Skills:

Strategic mindset but also detail-oriented and hands-on ability to lead high-level discussion on DFIR technology strategy and approach both internally and externally

Demonstrated self-starter with intellectual curiosity and ability to adapt to change

Ability to work quickly, willingness to work on ad hoc assignments, work independently or leading teams as needed

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to develop unique and creative solutions to problems on the fly

Willingness to learn new technologies and techniques to solve complex customer issues

Ability to manage clients, lead meetings, and manage multiple project teams concurrently

Ability to quickly develop and maintain rapport with clients

Demonstrated ability to cross-sell and value message to our existing clients and generate new business

Experience managing complex budgets

Ability to allocate staff to various projects quickly and efficiently

Willingness to travel as required (up to 20%) to support leadership, customer briefings, planning and other activity as needed



Compensation for the DFIR Director includes:

Competitive salary plus quarterly bonus opportunity

Company Equity

Approved Certification and Training Reimbursements

Open Paid Time Off Policy

Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits

401K Employer Matching

Flexible work schedule



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Job Category:

Cyber Security & Information Assurance

Job Location:

Mclean, VA  22102

Security Clearance:

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