IT Security Engineer (Cyber Incident Response and Threat Hunting) – CERT – Group Security (f/m/d) (Frankfurt am Main, DE)

Deutsche Börse AG

Your area of work:
Cyber Emergency Response Team (CERT) is the central unit for Information Security Incident Response, Threat Hunting and Adversary Simulation capabilities. CERT performs his activities in strict cooperation with the Security Operation Center (SOC) and Cyber Analytics team, responsible for Cyber Threat Detection development and Intel analysis.  


Your responsibilities:
DBG CERT is looking for a highly motivated and curious Incident Response Engineer with experience in the identification, containment and mitigation of IS incidents. You will be involved in all stages of IS Incident Response as well as in the Threat Hunting program. You’re also expected to support the SOAR task force to automate detection and remediation and help us build the next generation of security operations and response platform within the Cyber Defense section. 


  • Lead cyber security incident response engagements covering incident handling and coordination, in-depth technical analysis, and investigation through to recovery
  • Develop IR initiatives that improve our capabilities to effectively respond and remediate security incidents (e.g. defining SIEM use-cases, identifying threat hunting hypothesis, promoting red-teaming activities, etc.)
  • Perform analysis of logs from a variety of sources (on-premises and cloud-based) identifying potential threats
  • Perform root cause analysis and drive implementation of containment and mitigation strategies
  • Perform post incident lessons learned, root cause analysis and incident reporting
  • Participate in Blue/Red teams exercise to test and improve our monitoring and response capabilities.
  • Build automation for response and remediation of malicious activity 
  • Recommend security measures to address cyber threats identified in a proactive-based approach
  • Help to improve the CERT process excellence by maintaining information security documentation in line with regulatory requirements


Your profile:

  • Previous experience in a CERT or SOC team as well as involvement in IS Incident investigations
  • Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities: how to properly identify, triage, and remediate threats based on threat intelligence as well as on analysis of security events, log data and network traffic
  • Expert working knowledge of technical and organizational aspects of information security, e.g., through prior defensive or offensive work experience
  • Solid understanding of cyber threats and MITRE ATT&CK framework
  • Deliverable-oriented, with strong problem-solving skills and adaptation on complex and highly regulated environment 
  • Team player willing to cooperate with multiple colleagues across office locations in a cross-cultural environment
  • Good report-writing skills to present the findings of investigations
  • Available during the working hours (Mo-Fr) + on-call duty 
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, including security terminology; proficiency in German is a plus


Strong assets:

  • Background in Malware Analysis, Digital Forensics and/or Cyber Threat Intelligence
  • Experience in Threat Hunting including the ability to leverage intelligence data to proactively identify and iteratively investigates suspicious behaviour across networks and systems
  • Development of automation of various CERT/SOC processes via SOAR solution 
  • Development (e.g. Python, Shell scripting)
  • Cloud Security expertise (primarily GCP and Azure)
  • Vulnerability Handling / Management
  • Relevant Industry Certifications such as SANS/GIAC (e.g., GCIA, GCIH, GNFA, GCFA), CompTIA (Security+, Cloud+, PenTest+), OSCP, eLearnSecurity are desirable.
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