Senior Digital Forensic Incident Response Analyst

Website nationalgriduk National Grid

National Grid is one of the world’s largest energy companies

About the roleSenior Digital Forensic and Incident Response Analyst, Solihull, Permanent

We are seeking a talented Digital Forensic and Incident Response (DFIR) Analyst to provide expert advice and guidance on all matters concerning digital forensics and incident response. This role will provide a professional service concerning data preservation, collection, processing & extraction, production & review as well as reporting & expert opinion in support of National Grid Security Operations Incident Response, Data Privacy subject access request (SARs) and Legal and Business Conduct IT Investigations.

The Senior DFIR Analyst will be a subject matter expert in both e-Discovery and Cyber Security Incident Response investigations but must be able to demonstrate strong email investigations experience, sound application of the electronic discovery reference model (EDRM) and be an advanced user of NUIX.

About youYou will provide a complete response to all DFIR tasks and provide technical mentoring and direction for Security Operations staff with a view to enhancing the cyber incident response & investigation capabilities of the organisation. This will include expert opinion on matters concerning e-Discovery and post incident investigation.

You will have extensive experience with the forensic analysis of endpoints (computer and mobile media) and excellent working knowledge of Windows operating systems, and extensive experience investigating email and a working knowledge of O365 Security and Compliance Centre an advantage.

You’ll have commercial experience within cyber incident response & e-Discovery investigation methodology, with the ability to coordinate and respond to security incidents using commercial and/or open source technologies, and knowledge of data protection legislation and the rules governing personally identifiable information (PII), and experience of report writing and providing expert witness testimony.

The ability to deconstruct and interpret program code, such as .NET framework PowerShell, JavaScript and Python is desirable, as is a thorough understanding of networking protocols and infrastructure designs; including cloud infrastructures, routing, firewall functionality, host and network intrusion detection systems, encryption, load balancing, and other network protocols, and experience of malware reverse engineering is also highly desirable.

About usNational Grid touches the lives of almost everyone in the UK, with an energy network that stretches across the Atlantic. We’re an international team, and our work underpins the lives of millions of people. Feet forwards, head up, and eyes bright, we’re working hard to create value for people today – and shape the future of energy tomorrow.

In the UK, we don’t generate or sell energy – we join the dots to get energy from A to B. From making a cup of tea in the morning, to keeping the lights on in hospitals, our electricity network puts power in the hands of people. Without it, the world as we know it would grind to a halt.

The world of energy is changing beyond recognition. Working at National Grid, you won’t just be touching the lives of almost everyone in the UK – you’ll be shaping the way we use and consume energy for generations to come.

Our values and principles

At National Grid, through listening to what our customers need, every day we do the right thing and find a better way.

As a National Grid employee, you’ll treat our customers as a priority, taking time to listen and work with them to help give them the best experience we possibly can. You’ll need to be proactive and flexible in your approach and continually look for ways to exceed their expectations – sometimes in unexpected and helpful ways. You’ll provide accessible information when our customers need it and make things simple by using your expertise to guide them. Above all, you’ll follow through on your promises to deliver value, drive efficiency and give them a great customer experience.

We offer inclusion and diversity training for everyone here at National Grid, with a view to building an inclusive working environment and developing all our employees. Training opportunities range from unconscious bias and reverse mentoring to targeted training initiatives which are tailored to support our diverse and innovative work force.

What you’ll getAs well as your competitive base salary, you will receive a bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.

To apply for this job please visit

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.