Incident Response Managing Director

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POST DATE 8/13/2016
END DATE 1/4/2017

BDO USA, LLP Houston, TX

Houston, TX
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Summary
BDO s Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

BDO USA is seeking an experienced security incident response practitioner and team leader within our Forensic Technology Services (FTS) practice area. This position will contribute to the evolution, management, and leadership of our existing incident response team. Qualified candidates will have a demonstrated mastery of responding, investigating and recovering from security incidents in a variety of industries.

Responsibilities include:
- Active participant in the sales process through presentations and direct client discussions in preparation for and reacting to security incidents
- Formation and management of all incident response teams, including their training and professional development
- Responsible for the development and enforcement of all standard operating procedures within the service line
- Directs the evaluation and selection of the service line toolkit
- Primary point-of-contact for all incident response investigations conducted on behalf of our clients
- Defines and manages all incident response investigations, many times within the confines of existing client incident response plans

Supervisory Responsibilities
- Manages a team of direct reports as needed

- Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science or related major required

- 10+ years of network IT security experience required
- 5+ years of advanced incident response analysis experience involving network/host intrusion and malware analysis required
- Expert-level knowledge in the planning, supervision, and managing Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) operations, many times in coordination with larger incident management teams required
- Strong knowledge of existing and evolving intrusion detection technologies required
- Strong threat hunting skills preferred
- Passion for innovation and the advancement of cyber investigations preferred
- Prior Big 4 or other relevant consulting experience preferred
- Experience delivering Expert Testimony preferred
- Ability to travel, sometimes extensively and many times with minimal advance notice

- CEH or GCIH certification required
- CISSP, CISM or EnCE certification preferred

- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite required
- Advanced knowledge of network protocols and operating systems (Windows, Unix, Linux) required
- Experience in the Unix scripting, SQL, malware reverse engineering, VA and PEN testing practices
- Prior experience with forensic and database software preferred

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Demonstrated ability to speak to varying audiences, ranging from non-technical executives to entry-level technical team members
- Proven business development skills, including selling additional services to existing clients, preparing proposals and developing a personal network of referral sources
- Proven experience in working with global corporate clients
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Strong analytical and basic research skills related to the retrieval and organization of high volumes of information
- Solid organizational skills especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details
- Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently or within a group environment
- Proven ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously
- Ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm
- Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and client personnel
- Ability to encourage team environment on engagements and contribute to the professional development of assigned personnel
- Executive presence and ability to act as primary contact on assigned engagements


BDO USA, LLP is an EO employer M/F/Veteran/Disability

Additional Benefits

Usual corporate benefits.