Security Specialist – Incident Response and Event management

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Tata Consultancy Services is now accepting applications for the position of Security Specialist – Incident Response and Event management

Job Title: Security Specialist – Incident Response and Event management
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Letterkenny (remote working on offer)

Ready to host network-based forensic investigations?
Do you have a good understanding of IT networks, security standards and authentication protocols?
Would you like to join a company with where you will have the autonomy to design and deliver creative solutions for our customers?

We have an exciting role for you! Join us as an Incident Response and Event Management Specialist.

Careers at TCS: It means more
TCS is a purpose-led transformation company, built on belief. We don’t just help businesses to transform through technology. We support them in making a meaningful difference to the people and communities they serve – our clients include some of the biggest brands in Ireland and worldwide. For you, it means more opportunity to make an impact that matters, through challenging projects which demand ambitious innovation.

Communicate and collaborate with key internal teams.
Collaborate with some of the leading lights of the industry.
Have access to endless learning opportunities.

The Role
We seek an Incident and Event Management Security Specialist who has managed cyber security incidents ranging from low to critical. The core technology stack is SIEM, SPLUNK, AV/EDR – CrowdStrike, DNS Security, Cisco Umbrella, FW/IDS/IPS – Palo. You will be responsible for triaging, investigating, and responding to internal cyber threats and incidents while helping improve overall security capabilities.
  • Host network-based forensic investigations.
  • Manage incoming queues of detection alerts, threat reports, and security incidents.
  • Triage and prioritise competing incidents to maintain Service Level Agreements (SLA).
  • Manage investigations including organising unstructured work and engaging resources across the company.
  • Manage urgency and visibility to ensure timely response by all involved parties.
  • Own and incident for its full lifecycle, including after action reviews and follow up actions.
  • Rotate call coverage.
  • Quarterly mentoring/ training shift rotation.
  • Maintain current knowledge of tools and best practices in advanced persistent threats; tools techniques and procedures of attackers: and forensics and incident response.
Your Profile
Key skills & knowledge:
  • Security Incident and Event management (SPLUNK ES, ELK or similar).
  • Network Intrusion Detection Systems.
  • Endpoint detection and Response.
  • Digital Forensics and Incident response tools.
  • Operating systems (Windows, Linux, MacOS).
  • Public Cloud Paas (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Virtualization and Containers (VMware, Docker, Kubernetes or similar).
  • Effective and efficient investigative skills.
  • Demonstrate strong technical understanding of IT systems, cloud, and mobile technologies.
  • Solid grasp of security standard methodologies.
  • Business case development skills for justifying, prioritizing, and forecasting the funding requirements for security programs and initiatives.
Experience required:
  • Extensive cyber security experience with relevant Security Architecture experience.
  • Experience with Cyber Security Incident Response and Digital Forensics.
  • Experience or knowledge of current information security solutions and technologies including cloud, Network, and host-based products.
  • Proven implementation of cloud security models, particularly identity, network, and encryption.
  • Engineering and Architecture experience on leading Security Information & Event Management solutions.
  • Experience with Threat Detection and Response solutions.
  • Experience in Microsoft Azure Security Solutions.
Good to have:
Experience in designing of standalone security solutions desirable.
Certifications such as CISSP, CCSP, CGEIT, Azure Security, Azure Data Engineer/ Scientist, Azure DevOps.
Rewards & Benefits
TCS is consistently voted a Top Employer in the UK&I and globally. Our competitive salary packages feature pension, health care, life assurance, laptop, phone, access to extensive training resources and discounts within the larger Tata network.
Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing
At TCS, we believe in building and sustaining a culture of equity and belonging where everyone can thrive. Our diversity motto is ‘Inclusion without Exception.’

We encourage applications from all sections of society. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, sex, pregnancy and maternity, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

TCS is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to its employees and applicants for employment to ensure that individuals with disabilities enjoy equal access to all employment opportunities. If you are an applicant who needs an accommodation due to a disability to complete an employment application or during any phase of the hiring process, please contact us at [email protected] with the subject line: “Disability Accommodation Request”.

Due to a high volume of applications, we will be unable to contact each applicant individually regarding the status of their application. If you have not received a direct response within 30 days, then the application should be deemed unsuccessful.

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