Senior Associate, Cybersecurity

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps and part of the Governance, Risk, Investigations and Disputes business unit, is the leading global provider of risk solutions. For more than 45 years, Kroll has helped clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations and security through a wide range of investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security, and data and information management services.

Kroll's Cyber Risk team works on hundreds of cases a year, including some of the most complex and highest profile matters in the world. With experts based around the world, supported by ground-breaking technology, we can help protect our client's data, people, operations and reputation with innovative cyber risk assessments, investigations and reporting. We help enable organization to be more cyber resilient by preparing for and detecting incidents through risk assessments, penetration testing and threat detection/intelligence services.

Our clients also count on us for quick and expert support in the event of a cyber breach or attack; we help clients - of all sizes - respond to incidents and restore stability through digital forensics, breach notification, and identity monitoring and restoration services for individuals affected by a data breach.

We are looking for bright, inquisitive minds in our Cyber Security Monitoring and Response team who are experienced in and passionate about modern cyber threat hunting and response (this position can be remote). Our Associates use leading endpoint and network monitoring tools to identify, analyze, and respond to a variety of threats and threat actors impacting systems and networks around the globe.

Performing daily threat hunting, detection and analysis of events generated by advanced endpoint monitoring solutions and related security tools.
Writing of basic threat reports associated with significant events.
Assist in ongoing research, development, and testing of enhanced threat detection techniques and indicators.
Conduct basic forensic, malware triage and sandbox analysis.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Bachelor's degree required.
Low level understanding of Windows operating system architecture fundamentals (NTFS, registry, processes, binaries, DLL's, etc.) and administration. Similar understanding of MacOS and/or Linux a plus.
Understanding of common malware behavior and persistence mechanisms.
Working knowledge of various scripting languages and/or security and malware analysis tools such as: Python, Ruby, Unix Shell, PowerShell, Yara.
Working knowledge of TCP/IP and related networking concepts.
Prior experience managing or analyzing output from endpoint threat detection products such as Carbon Black, Splunk or other SIEM solutions, intrusion detection solutions, or related security products preferred.
Understanding of information security basics especially in the realm of security incident response.
Relevant cyber security certifications including CISSP, GCIA, GCIH, GCFA, or GREM a plus.
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