Incident Response and Forensic Expert (m/f) for a new FinLeap Venture

Berlin, Germany


We’re a new venture launched by FinLeap, a Fintech company builder based in Berlin and active in more than ten countries. We are looking to tap into the underserved demand for information security and insurance for SMEs, starting in Germany and going global. Our environment is diverse, exciting, fast-paced and changing every day. We’re now looking for a Incident Response and Forensic Expert  (m/f) for our office in Berlin.

You’re an experienced cyber security professional looking to apply your knowledge in the bustling startup world? You want to get your hands dirty building up a best-in-class practises for the SME sector in Europe? Look no further for your next career step — take the leap and join our team as we reshape the industry.


Your Role & Responsibilities:
  • You serve as an incident responder and first line support for our customers
  • You are responsible for incident confirmation, response, data collection, investigation, analysis and containment
  • You use a combination of open source research, network and host forensic analysis, log review and correlation, as well as pcap analysis to remotely complete investigations
  • You coordinate and orchestrate different partners to support our customers with further investigations, containment and recovery
  • You provide threat intelligence and incident expertise to the product and engineering  teams and collaboratively develop product functionality to automate incident response and forensic  functions
  • You work closely with product and design to build awareness, create training materials and campaigns
  • You actively participate in setting and delivering KPIs to enable the growth of our business
  • You continuously monitor market developments in regard to information security and identify new open source intelligence products and sources (OSINT)  

Our Perfect Match:
  • Has 3+ years of experience in cyber security
  • Maintains an understanding and awareness of the overall threat landscape
  • Has deep technical experience in either open source or enterprise-grade commercial tools for forensics and incident response
  • Holds a university degree (or equivalent), advanced degree preferred
  • Has solid German communication skills
  • Has strong interpersonal skills, a passion for excellence and a “can-do” attitude
  • Holds active security industry certifications such as CISSP and CEH (preferred but not a  must)
  • Has experience with scripting and reverse engineering for Windows and/or Linux based operating systems

What we offer:
  • Become an early member of the founding team in a well funded, founder-led company addressing a real market demand with a unique value proposition
  • An international working environment (we speak English) that mixes serial entrepreneurs with industry experts, working together to ensure the company’s success, adding excellent learning and development opportunities, and the ability to independently drive your area of responsibility and further grow the role
  • We believe hard work and success deserve to be celebrated — both in and out of the office, and we offer the following benefits: free breakfast and German lessons in the office, late working dinners paid by the company, special company rates for fitness clubs and BVG (Berlin public transport) and visa /relocation assistance
  • Apple or Lenovo equipment (whichever you prefer)
  • A modern workplace in Berlin-Mitte, Rosa-Luxemburg Str

Apply online with your LinkedIn profile or CV.
We're looking forward to being in touch!

Kasi from the Recruiting Team