Incident Response Expert

Incident Response Expert

Are you able to handle cyber incidents as a project lead and stay calm in situations with time pressure and panic?

Job description

As a Incident Response Expert you are a versatile incident responder with decent technical knowledge and hands-on experience with crisis situations. You are, individually or in a team, involved in smaller and larger incident response projects for our clients. You are able to perform the entire process (intake, investigation, reporting and presentation) by yourself. In your role, you are creative, inventive and able to apply a wide range of tools and techniques. You represent Fox-IT to the client and handle according to our core values. You participate in innovation in your area of expertise, share your knowledge with others and actively contribute to the success of our FoxCERT team and digital investigation in and outside The Netherlands.

When engaging FoxCERT, high stakes are usually involved for our clients. Flexibility and speed of handling are essential and in your role you have a serious impact on the final results. As a Senior Expert you are expected to handle small to medium-sized incidents as a project lead and act as the interface to the client.


You have a sharp technical understanding and knowledge of various operating systems and network protocols. You are able to transform your theoretical knowledge into applicable investigative and analysis steps and do not fear writing your own tools every now and then. You have several years of experience in IT-security, preferably (part-time) as an incident responder (for example as member of a CERT team). You know common modern forensic techniques and tools and are a real fact finder. You are conscientious, a go-getter, inquisitive and are fluent in English (both in speech and writing). You are discreet and take care of the fact that our clients confidential information are in the right hands at Fox-IT.

You feel affinity towards our core business and your choice for Fox-IT is a conscious one. Our mission statement (for a more secure society) is an important motivation for you to come work for us.

The ideal candidate

  • Has 2-4 years of relevant work experience as an incident responder;
  • Has thorough knowledge of the most common operating systems and network protocols;
  • Is able to use industry standard tools and understands how they operate;

Working at Fox-IT

Fox-IT is leading in the world of cyber security by creating innovative cyber security solutions for a more secure society. In our ambition to broaden this position we are constantly looking for great new colleagues. At Fox-IT you’ll work with the best technologies at great companies and you will contribute to developing new solutions and services for our clients. Do you want to be a part of an unique organisation and join us in the mission for a more secure society?


Please share your profile and motivation with us (vacatures[at] In case of questions please call Laura Voorsluijs at 00316 186 53 817.

Please note that you will not receive an automatic delivery confirmation, for security reasons. We will contact you within 8 working days;
An extended screening is a part of our selection procedure.
Would you like to find out what it’s like to work for Fox-IT? Read our Manifesto!
Would you like to share an open application? Please send your motivation and resume to (vacature[at]
Help from R&S agencies is, for sure well intentioned, but (really) not necessary.

Contact us

+31 (0) 15 284 79 99