Sr. Incident Response Analyst

Edgewater Federal Solutions, Inc.

Position Overview:

Edgewater Federal Solutions is currently seeking a Senior Incident Response Analyst to provide advanced Incident Response expertise and support to maximize cyber fusion throughout the Client’s SOC, ensuring the Client’s infrastructure and operations remain safe and secure from the full spectrum of cyber threats. The Senior Incident Response Analyst will directly support Client SOC teams by providing industry-leading incident response and forensics support to ongoing and significant incidents. Additionally, the Senior Incident Response Analyst must be skilled in related disciplines including threat hunting, forensics, and malware analysis, and be able to integrate these skills to assist in the closure of cybersecurity incidents. The Senior Incident Response Analyst will serve as a senior technical member of the Client’s SOC and will be relied upon to address and remediate the most technical aspects of cybersecurity incidents that arise. This is a full-time position located in Washington, D.C. that will be onsite Mondays through Thursdays and remote on Fridays.


  • For badging purposes, US citizenship is required.
  • Minimum of 7 years of related experience in incident response or cybersecurity.
  • Experience with IT Service Management ticketing systems (HEAT or ServiceNow preferred).
  • Familiarity with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems.
  • Expert knowledge of Splunk ES and strong familiarity with Splunk SOAR.
  • Experience with Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) agents such as Crowdstrike.
  • Knowledge of Agile Scrum project management methodology.
  • Strong understanding of cloud-based and non-cloud-based applications such as Microsoft Azure, Microsoft O365, Microsoft Active Directory, and Cloud Access Security Brokers.
  • Proficiency in using forensic tools and methodologies, including SIEM, Splunk, and Volatility.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write detailed forensic and malware analysis reports.
  • Must possess at least ONE (NOT all) of the stated certifications:
  • GCIA certification
  • GCIH certification
  • GSEC certification
  • GMON certification
  • Security+ certification
  • Certified Splunk Core Power User
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, cybersecurity, or related field.
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