Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR)

Category: Cyber Security Consulting
City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Position ID: J0920-0870
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. Operating in hundreds of locations across the globe, we are counted on every day to help our clients create business value – and to protect that value.

Cybersecurity is a foundational element in all that we do, and we are passionate about helping our clients gain the advantage. Join a team of global peers and contribute to our continued growth and innovation.

CGIs Advanced Cyber Team (ACT) provides clients with leading edge services from Digital Forensics to Threat Hunting and Incident Response to Intelligence Analysis.

CGI has an immediate opportunity for a Digital Forensics Incident Response Analyst.

Duration: Full time Permanent role

Location: Canada / Remote until office reopens

Security Clearance: Enhanced Reliability

Your future duties and responsibilities

As a member of CGI’s Cybersecurity practice, you will contribute to providing Digital Forensics Incident Response consulting services to our clients across a wide range of industry sectors. You will be responsible for providing industry leading professional services in digital investigations, incident response and malware analysis services for CGI clients. As a member of the CGI Cybersecurity team, you will also support the development and delivery of our cyber breach response services and will have the opportunity to collaborate with security and IT experts across CGI. This is both a learning opportunity and a chance to show your skills.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated skills in Incident Response and have a strong foundation in digital forensics analysis, investigations and case management practices. The candidate will have proficiency with leading Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tools as well as familiarity with forensic analysis tools.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

o Proficiency with industry standard forensic tools such as X-Ways, EnCase, Axiom, Falcon, etc.

o Ability to forensically analyze systems for evidence of compromise

o Ability to communicate technical findings and concepts to key stakeholders

o Experience hunting threat actors in large enterprise networks

o Knowledge of common systems and application vulnerabilities and counter measures

o Ability to interpret alert logs and network traffic to identify an attack pattern and recognize typical attack scenarios

Preferred Qualifications/Competencies:

o Bachelor or specialized college degree in Computer Science, System Engineering or another related IT Program.

o At least 3 years of experience in technical and consulting skills with subject matter expertise in one or more of the following specialities: incident response, computer forensics and network security.

o At least 3 years in a high level of hands-on experience with hardware/software tools used in incident response, computer forensics, network security assessments, and/or application security

o Professional designations such as GCFA, GCFE, GNFA, GREM or CFE, OSCE, OSCP are desirable

o Prepare detailed written reports of a high standard and communicate your findings and recommendations effectively both orally and verbally

o Maintain current knowledge and expertise with relevant security, IT environment, and industry IT trends, particularly those related to threats, vulnerabilities and safeguards.

What you can expect from us

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.