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Senior Intrusion Forensics Analyst - Cyber Security

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at

The Intrusion Forensics Lead will be required to conduct complex digital forensic analysis involving breaches of critical IT infrastructure, tier four and critical forensic investigations, high impact legal and privacy issues requiring digital investigations, and high profile network forensic investigations.


The successful candidate will have a proven track record of independently handling large scale, complex post-incident investigations, where techniques such as advanced network forensics, malware reverse engineering, log analysis, timeline creation, and host-based forensics have been applied.

The responsibilities of this position include:

  • Demonstrating a deep understanding of digital forensic skills, techniques and tools necessary for conducting live forensics on critical systems, and being able to produce detailed analysis of the root cause of any incidents.
  • Use of host-based and network forensic capabilities to develop information regarding IOCs and TTPs for threat actors and malware, which can be shared amongst other internal teams
  • Leveraging practical experience to develop methodologies for proactive hunting of threat actors in the absence of alerting or rules-based appliances.



     Conducting detailed analysis of systems where breaches of critical IT infrastructure may have occurred and provide root cause analysis, impact assessments and rapid response to aid detection of those responsible and make recommendations to assist prevention of similar incidents.

  • Development of processes and techniques for analysis of malware and detection of direct threats to the Firm.
  • Assisting with the development of in-house training programs to ensure world class high-tech investigation standards.
  • 7 + years of experience working in the computer forensics, cybercrime investigation and other related fields with a combination of both public and private sector experience preferred.
  • A proven track record in live forensics, Unix experience, log-file analysis, network forensics, memory analysis, and malware reverse engineering.
  • Experience with investigating large data compromise events as well as online banking fraud.
  • Expert knowledge of networking protocols and packet analysis.
  • Knowledge of computer forensic best practices and industry standard methodologies for investigating network threats
  • Experience working with industry standard tools (X-Ways, EnCase, Volatility, Rekall, Wireshark, SIFT etc.)
  • Ability to automate tasks using a scripting language (Python, Perl, Ruby, etc).
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or other Technology related fields preferred.
  • Masters Degree in Engineering, Business Management, or Technology related fields a major plus.

People Skills:

  • Able to work either independently or in a team to conduct forensic examinations.
  • The ability to coordinate, work with and gain the trust of business stakeholders to achieve a desired objective.   
  • Able to articulate and visually present complex forensic investigation and analysis results.
  • Able to work under pressure in time critical situations.      

  Process Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail in conducting forensic analysis combined with an ability to accurately record full documentation in support of the investigation.
  • Detailed knowledge of current international best practices in the high tech investigation and forensics arena.
  • Knowledge of and experience working within the constraints of data privacy laws.

Communication Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business representatives in explaining forensic findings clearly and where necessary, in layman's terms.
  • Ability to communicate with other industry forensic professionals to ensure solid partnerships with key external stakeholders to ensure that the forensic investigation process remains at a word class level.


  • Industry standard digital forensics certifications (GCFA, GNFA, GCFE, CFCE, etc) are a plus.
  • Industry standard information security technology certifications (GCIH, GREM, etc) are a plus.
  • Memberships and participation in relevant professional associations. 

This position is anticipated to require the use of one or more High Security Access (HSA) systems. Users of these systems are subject to enhanced screening which includes both criminal and credit background checks, and/or other enhanced screening at the time of accepting the position and on an annual basis thereafter. The enhanced screening will need to be successfully completed prior to commencing employment or assignment.

Req #: 160037380
Location: Westerville, OH US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

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