Senior Incident Response Analyst



Waltham, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 5, 2023

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We are seeking an accomplished Senior Incident Response Analyst to join the ZoomInfo Cyber Defense Center. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 7 years of hands-on experience in the field of cybersecurity, with a focus on Incident Response. Your role will be pivotal in leading IR strategy and methodology, and you will continuously improve on IR activities to ensure rapid response and mitigation of security incidents. The ability to think critically and adapt to evolving threats is crucial.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Respond to escalations from Level 1 and 2 analysts, providing guidance and expertise in resolving complex security incidents.
  • Lead and execute end-to-end incident response processes, orchestrating timely and effective resolution of security incidents to minimize impact and restore normal operations.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams to design and implement incident response plans, aligning them with industry best practices and compliance requirements.
  • Conduct thorough root cause analyses of security incidents, providing actionable insights for remediation and future prevention.
  • Stay up to date with emerging cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities, adapting incident response strategies to proactively address potential risks.
  • Provide mentorship and knowledge-sharing to junior team members, contributing to the growth and expertise of the security team.
  • Participate in security audits, assessments, and compliance initiatives, lending your insights to maintain robust security measures.
  • Contribute to the continuous enhancement of incident response processes, documentation, and workflows to optimize efficiency and effectiveness.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in cybersecurity, with a notable emphasis on incident response.
  • Proven track record of effectively leading and managing security incidents, including collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in utilizing industry-standard incident response tools and technologies.
  • In-depth familiarity with security frameworks, standards, and regulations (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001).
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze complex situations under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills for effectively conveying technical concepts to diverse audiences.
  • Strong team player with a collaborative mindset, thriving in a dynamic and inclusive environment
  • GCP or AWS cloud experience preferred.
  • Certifications such as GCIH, CISSP, or equivalent are advantageous.

The US base salary range for this position is $110,000 to $150,000 + equity +bonus + benefits.

Actual compensation offered will be based on factors such as the candidate’s work location, qualifications, skills, experience and/or training. Your recruiter can share more information about the specific salary range for your desired work location during the hiring process.

We want our employees and their families to thrive. In addition to comprehensive benefits we offer holistic mind, body and lifestyle programs designed for overall well-being. Learn more about ZoomInfo benefits here.


About us:

ZoomInfo (NASDAQ: ZI) is the trusted go-to-market platform for businesses to find, acquire, and grow their customers. It delivers accurate, real-time data, insights, and technology to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. Businesses use ZoomInfo to increase efficiency, consolidate technology stacks, and align their sales and marketing teams — all in one platform.

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ZoomInfo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunities for applicants and employees regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability status, religion, protected military or veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable law. At ZoomInfo, we also consider qualified candidates with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.