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Senior Consultant, Digital Forensic and Incident Response (DFIR)

Surefire Cyber

Surefire Cyber

Elkridge, MD, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Title: Consultant, Digital Forensic and Incident Response (DFIR)

Location: Remote (USA)

Role: Full time

Compensation range for this opportunity is: $60K-$160K annually

About the Role:

Surefire Cyber has a full-time role for a Digital Forensic and Incident Response Consultant that comes with a team-first culture, a competitive salary, equity in the company, excellent benefits, encouragement to learn, and remote working opportunities. In this role, you will act as a technical resource – leveraging your knowledge and skills to deliver cybersecurity solutions and services to clients preparing for or responding to cyber incidents.

The Digital Forensic and Incident Response Consultant will work on client-facing incident response engagements as well as provide proactive incident response services. You will serve in a collaborative environment with our team and our partners to support our clients through an incident and help them become more resilient. You will use your technical skills to analyze intrusions, detect incidents, and help clients navigate a high-stress response with clear communication and after-hours support as needed.


  • Support the response process from detection and containment through the forensic investigation and remediation
  • Perform forensic analysis, implement incident response procedures, and analyze malware
  • Identify attack vectors, threat tactics and attacker techniques
  • Provide verbal and written reports to clients
  • Provide after-hours support as needed
  • Contribute to process development and documentation

Knowledge and Skills:

  • At least one year of experience in Incident Response or a related SOC, MSSP, or cybersecurity role
  • Knowledge of digital forensics, cyber intelligence, malware analysis, and related fields
  • Skill in communicating technical concepts, in writing and verbally
  • Understanding of Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems as well as experience with scripting
  • Able to solve problems in fast-paced situations
  • Eagerness to learn from team, grow your knowledge, and teach your colleagues


  • Competitive pay and equity for all employees
  • Options for remote work
  • Flexible PTO, sick, holiday, and paid parental leave for all employees
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, disability, FSA, HSA, life and AD&D benefits

Become a valued member of a winning team on an inspired mission. Find your long-term impact at Surefire Cyber.