Senior Cyber Incident Responder

Date: Jul 1, 2022

Location: London, GB

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 43343 

Location: London

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“I can be myself at work.”


You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.


We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.


“I can influence my income.”


You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).


“I can lead a full life.”


You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.

  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  • Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones


COVID-19 HIRING: Our recruiting and onboarding activities are virtual during the pandemic and we’ve transitioned to a work-from-home environment until further notice. We are offering generous work-from-home benefits to improve our associate’s ability to work remotely.


As a Cyber Security Engineer at Capital Group (London Office), you will part of be building out our European cybersecurity team and extend our global cyber-response capabilities. You will apply your forensic, investigative, and cyber-defensive skills to respond to alerts on our endpoints, cloud, and network infrastructure. You will contribute your industry insights and ability to think like an attacker to lead our team on continuous improvement of our incident response processes. You will use your collaboration and communication skills to forge effective partnerships and engage leadership on our response to cybersecurity incidents. You will join and participate actively on a diverse team committed to inclusion, equity, and encouragement of our professional development. Other responsibilities and activities include:


  • You have a minimum of five years of incident response or SOC work, including significant experience with containment and eradication of incidents, (or minimum eight years of combined equivalent experience in incident response, with various IT administrative disciplines: help desk, network, cloud, client/server engineering).
  • You have significant work experience with much of the following: network traffic analysis, network forensics, log analysis, cloud security, endpoint forensics, static and dynamic malware analysis, Windows security and Active Directory, Linux security, MacOS security.
  • You have significant work experience leading and handling escalated security incidents, including coordinating work across contributing teams during and after the incident.
  • You are skilled with either or both PowerShell or Python for automation and data analysis.
  • You have strong English verbal and writing skills.
  • You will coordinate transition to a global, 24x7 team with efficient response processes that pass actionable work and intelligence from team to team.
  • You work independently using collaboration skills of inquiry and advocacy in the context of a larger global team.
  • You support daily response work in case queue and serve as consultant or point of escalation for junior team members.
  • You relentlessly strive to improve Capital Group’s security posture by prioritizing risk and remediation activities, escalating risk issues and threats, and being accountable for protecting Capital’s customers, associates, data, and assets.
  • You are passionate about mentoring and training junior team members while keeping your own best-in-class skills sharp.
  • You have experience collaborating on purple-team activities that anticipate attacks and build collective skill.
  • You build and maintain the tools, automation, and documentation the team needs to perform at an optimal level.
  • You are able to travel internationally up to 25% / year (when conditions permit).


Capital Group are committed to be an equal opportunity employer. In Europe, we endeavour to make reasonable adjustments at any point along the recruitment process for candidates in need. Reach out to the recruiter in the first instance to discuss your needs. Any information you share will be treated sensitively, confidentially and in line with our data privacy policy available on our website.


“I can apply in less than 4 minutes.”


You’ve reviewed this job posting and you’re ready to start the candidate journey with us. Apply now to move to the next step in our recruiting process. If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, check out our other opportunities and join our talent community.


“I can learn more about Capital Group.” 


At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.


We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

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