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Threat Response Analyst - PwC

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time
As a Threat Response Analyst, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.

Job Description & Summary

The PwC Technology and Network Information Security (NIS) team at PwC is searching for talented security and technology professionals to build out a new centre of excellence in the Netherlands. 

Operating on a local, regional and global scale, Network Information Security (NIS) is responsible for the definition of our security strategy to hands on execution of our global Cyber Readiness Program, moving from predominantly local to centralized services. Global Technology is responsible for driving the adoption and operation of global IT services across the organization.  

If you are seeking an exciting career with the scope to grow your cyber security and technology skills through major change on a global scale, then NIS and PwC Technology will empower you to do so.

In order to execute against the PwC Technology and NIS agenda, the team is structured into the following Pillars: 

  • Chief Technology Risk Office (CTRO)
  • Business Change Technology and Security (BCTS)
  • Chief Technology Office (CTO)
  • Technology and Security Operations (TSO)
  • Chief Admin Office (CAO)
  • Office of the Chief Information Technology Officer (OCITO)

NIS and PwC Technology are building the first global cyber security and technology function at PwC. Our mission protects 300,000 PwC members across 160 member firms worldwide as well as our global clients.

What does your work look like?

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

A career in Global Technology and  Information Security, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to develop and support our internal security technologies and services across the entire global and local PwC network. As a Threat Response Analyst, demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas: 

  • Demonstrating proven foundational knowledge in computer networking, operating systems (both Windows and Unix based operating systems), and virtualization (cloud and on-premise);

  • Demonstrating proven intermediate SOC/Incident Response core skills including security event review, log analysis, host analysis, email analysis, and network analysis;

  • Understanding of investigative theory and best practices for effective analysis;

  • Exercising sound judgment in identifying security incidents that require follow-up response or escalation;

  • Demonstrating knowledge of the Cyber Kill Chain Framework and working familiarity of the MITRE ATT& CK Framework;

  • Utilizing training opportunities by collaborating with peers and training junior analysts.

  • Genuine motivation to learn and grow in this field and their career;

  • Briefing executives on security events, initiatives, and proposals to drive change;

  • Delegating and leading small teams of analysts on projects, incident response actions, and daily operations in a SOC.

Who are you?

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a contributor / leader in the following areas:

  • Certifications Preferred: Information Security, Digital Forensics Incident Response (DFIR), and penetration testing training and related certifications are desired but are not a requirement. Examples: GIAC (GCFA, GCFE, GREM, GCIH, GDAT, GCDA), Offensive Security (OSCP, OSCE), Pentester Academy, etc.

  • Utilizing Windows or Linux forensic analysis (acquisition/evidence handling, rapid triage and in-depth analysis to answer common analytic questions); 

  •  Writing and communicating in a corporate environment to senior management; and performing penetration testing and offensive security techniques; advanced data analysis, statistics, and visualization; threat Hunting and Detection Engineering; Penetration testing and offensive security techniques; Malware analysis and reverse engineering.

What can we offer you?

  • Many training and courses that contribute to your personal and professional development;

  • An appropriate salary and extensive employment benefits. These benefits include a 'well-being budget'. This is a personal yearly budget of €1000,- that you can spend on your health, e.g., mindfulness, sports, lifestyle coaching, a second screen for your home office and noise cancelling headphones  

  • Monthly internet allowance 

  • A lease car or car allowance, laptop and an iPhone;

  • 32 holiday days per year 

  • Informal and interesting (virtual) events with colleagues. 

Apply now!

Are you interested in this vacancy and do you meet the requirements? Apply directly by clicking the button. We would like to receive your resume and cover letter. In addition, be aware that performing an assessment can be part of the application process. If you have any questions about the vacancy, please contact our Recruiter Michelle Terraneo

Please note: direct applications only, no recruiters.


Information and application:


Please send your application for Threat Response Analyst at PwC in Amsterdam including your resume and cover letter via our website.

Job code:
Job posted
30 november 2022
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If you have any questions about the vacancy, please contact our Recruiter Michelle Terraneo .

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