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CERT Specialist

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Job Description

The CERT specialist is responsible for performing Incident Response activities and cybercrime investigations on behalf of Vodafone. They will be responsible for the delivery of services relating to cyber-attacks and data breach investigations; including complex and at times sensitive work streams. They will also be responsible for aspects of internal corporate security investigations, e-Discovery and network investigations. There will be the need to generate reports to satisfy the requirement of senior stakeholders, technical specialists and regulatory bodies. There may also be the requirement to produce evidential witness statements for use in court or tribunal proceedings.

With us you will:

  • Incident Response Investigation - Forensic, technical, root cause analysis and incident response to defeat cyber-attacks and reduce risk. Recommendation of containment, remediation and recovery activities.

  • The role holder will work extensively with all our (internal) Customers being part of a global cyber security team to counter cyber-attacks and to facilitate the skills transfer between Vodafone operating companies.

  • The role holder will be expected to be able to coordinate work with security vendors in the development and improvement of security platforms and services for monitoring and analysis.

  • The role holder will contribute to the development of an intelligence-led framework to protect Vodafone globally against risk including advanced malware and attacks (APTs).

Candidate Description

  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team.

  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills, including reporting.

  • Experience in the technical investigation of cyber-attacks.

  • Practical experience of leading the technical response to sensitive cyber forensic investigations.

  • Experience in the forensic investigation of Windows, Linux, Unix, macOS operating systems.

  • Experience in the use of forensic and enterprise level toolsets including EDR and eDiscovery.

  • Experience in the security of enterprise level architecture and networks.

  • Knowledge of information security management, penetration testing and vulnerability management.

  • Experience of working with a SOC environment

  • Experience of working at pace within a complex operational environment.

  • Knowledge of Malware examination and scripting.

  • Experience in the identification of IoCs and creation of signatures to identify the same using Yara or OpenIOC.

  • Knowledge of applicable legislation, including GDPR.

  • Experience of dealing with and querying log data and large data sources.

  • Professionally qualified in cyber security (such as GIAC, CREST, ISC(2), ISACA)


Employer Description

At Vodafone, we're working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this.

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference., At Vodafone Global Cyber Security, we help our customers to remain secure and resilient in a world of increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks. We offer a unique combination of highly resilient networks, enterprise-class cloud platforms, advanced security systems and expert advice, helping limit the risks of a mobile workforce, such as commercial losses, regulatory breaches or threats to individuals, whilst enabling productivity and employee satisfaction. Joining us as a CERT Specialist, you can be part of our empowering our Cyber Security function. The Future is exciting. Ready?, Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.