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About the Role

  • You will perform a wide range of cybersecurity engagements in a fast-paced, deadline-sensitive environment.

  • You will lead technical workstreams to help triage breaches, analyse data quickly and to be able to understand underlying causes and issues.

  • You will be able analyse data and solve problems in order to provide actionable answers.

  • You will manage small delivery teams and coordinate and collaborate with other associated teams to deliver against your specific tasking.

  • You will work as part of multi-functional teams to help clients manage and navigate breaches, and the operational, reputational and regulatory impacts they bring.

  • You will work typically under legal privilege. You will support - or may have experience in providing - expert witness.

  • You will support and develop your skills around cyber incident response and investigations, developing both your technical and written skills to provide accurate and concise reports for a sophisticated client base of top-tier law firms, financial institutions and corporations.

  • You will maintain or develop current knowledge of industry trends, threats, methodologies and core technologies in order to assimilate client needs and help decide appropriate courses of action.

  • You will be able to participate in assessments of threats, risks and vulnerabilities, applying a combination of technical skills and critical thinking.

  • You will deploy innovative techniques as part of your assessments and response to breaches. You will bring new approaches to client issues.

  • You will help improve how we work, identifying areas for improvement and making suggestions to expand our portfolio of services, or improve our efficiency and effectiveness of delivery.

  • You will have an established network of industry contacts and be building your portfolio of resources. You will help shape and refine methodologies and approaches, in line with your experience and client needs.

  • You will help mentor and shape the talent we attract to FTI. You will support junior team members, and contribute to our continual development programme with suggestions and specific initiatives.

  • You will research specific issues or topics, and create initiatives for other team members to perform similar as aligned to overall practice leader's direction. You will produce tangible outputs from these initiatives and be ready to present to clients, colleagues or external parties (technical or otherwise).

    How You'll Grow

    Alongside opportunities to learn on the job from some of the leading professionals in the industry, FTI Consulting offers extensive internal and external training opportunities

    Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience: as a director, you will already have appropriate work and team management experience. You will be recognizable as proven "talent". You are likely to have at least 7 years' experience in consulting, academia or in-house (including government or military). You will have an established understanding of cybersecurity, have a good breadth of practical experience and you are likely to have developed specific areas of depth and expertise which you will be looking to nurture. You will have a proven track record of strong delivery, and will already be recognized by peers and clients as someone who delivers quality impact. You will have managed teams, often in matrix environments. You will have demonstrable experience in working across varied projects, often under tight timelines, and maintaining quality, effectiveness and efficiency. You will have several of the following:

    1. Experience in working as lead incident first responder, helping to understand initial situation, triage and initiate subordinate workstreams.

    2. Experience in leading related workstreams, which might be associated with but not limited to threat intelligence, threat hunting, indicators of targeting and/or compromise, post-incident hardening, testing (specifically red teaming), remediation planning and improvement programmes.

    3. Appropriate industry certifications (eg OSCP/E, CREST, GIAC, TOGAF, MITRE, FAIR) and professional development programmes (CIISec, BCS, IEEE etc).

    4. Significant experience of forensic incident handling procedures and processes and subject matter expertise in at least one of the following domains:

  • The use of digital forensic investigation tools such as X-ways, Blacklight or Encase

  • The forensic investigation of mobile devices through both live and static methods.

  • Static and dynamic malware analysis.

    5. International and multi-cultural work. Proficiency in another language would be beneficial.

    6. Experience in leading teams in corporate intelligence, cyber security or forensics companies; within military, law enforcement or government, or within in-house investigative or security functions.

    7. Experience in working under legal privilege, and demonstrable ability to produce written reports and oral briefings to meet typical requirements. The ability to help team members meet these quality standards.

    8. Experience in supporting - or acting as - expert witness for cyber related matters.

  • Aptitude: you will have a natural curiosity and desire to learn. You'll show passion for specific areas related to cyber and be able demonstrate wider thinking and well-informed appreciation. You may have published articles, have your own development project or simply follow specific topics within choice media. You will have demonstrated ability, and be looking to further your expertise in your journey with FTI. You will recognise the importance of continual development, and encourage those around you to develop.

  • Critical thinking: you will be able to demonstrate the difference between technical and business success. You can make an informed, fact-based and objective analysis of an issue to come to a judgement. You can operate with a level of ambiguity and make logical assumptions when dealing with unknowns. You will demonstrate the ability to understand and deploy root cause analysis to your engagements. Your professional record will show your ability to think through and add value to client needs, using your experience to understand explicit and implicit needs.

  • Dynamism: you will be a self-starte r who can work on varied assignments often within tight timeframes. You will be comfortable in raising concerns or questions on a task in an efficient manner, and to be able to reach out for guidance when you feel uncertain. You will enjoy being given context, boundaries and an objective, and will take professional pride in delivering. You will relish the opportunities provided to you within an agile environment. You will suggest improvements or solutions where you think things could be done better.

  • Communications: you can communicate clearly, concisely and with understanding for your audience. In writing and orally. You will feel comfortable raising questions when you are uncertain. You may have experience working internationally, and with other teams that are not immediately part of yours.

  • Collaboration: you will recognise that the greatest success is mutual. You will show self-awareness about how you best operate, and the ability to reflect on how others like to operate. You will be able to demonstrate an emotional intelligence to be able to adapt, personal resilience, and a strong team ethos within FTI's "flat" hierarchy.


    Our Benefits

    Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits.

    We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.

    About FTI Consulting

    What makes us unique? With more than 5,000 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

    FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

    FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
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