Digital Forensic Incident Response Analyst - Cryptocurrency Trading - New York


Aug 05

Founded in 2013, GSR is a fast-growing programmatic trading company in the exciting world of cryptocurrencies. We are one of the first established players in a nascent space, and have developed a leading market position.

We specialize in providing liquidity, risk management strategies and structured products to sophisticated global investors in the digital assets industry. Our leadership team of veteran finance and technology executives from Goldman Sachs, Two Sigma, Citadel, IBM and Oracle, among others, has created one of the world’s fastest, most robust, and transparent digital asset trading systems. 

GSR works with cryptocurrency projects, traders, investors, miners, and more than 30 cryptocurrency exchanges around the world. As a founding member of The Association for Digital Asset Markets (ADAM), GSR is also a leader in establishing and maintaining industry standards and protocols to support the healthy development and evolution of the global digital assets industry.

Job Description

About us:Founded in 2013, GSR is a crypto market maker with more than 300 employees in 5 countries. We provide billions of dollars of liquidity to cryptocurrency protocols and exchanges on a daily basis. We build long-term relationships with cryptocurrency communities and traditional investors by offering exceptional service, expertise and trading capabilities tailored to their specific needs.GSR works with token issuers, traders, investors, miners, and more than 60 cryptocurrency exchanges around the world. In volatile markets we are a trusted partner to crypto native builders and to those exploring the industry for the first time. Our team of veteran finance and technology executives from Goldman Sachs, Two Sigma, Citadel, and Tower Research among others, has developed one of the world’s fastest and most robust trading platforms designed to navigate issues unique to the digital asset markets. We have continuously improved our technology throughout our history, allowing for our clients to scale and execute their strategies with the highest level of efficiency.Working at GSR is an opportunity to be deeply embedded in every major sector of the cryptocurrency ecosystem. We are looking for an experienced digital forensic incident responder to join our global and highly specialist Information Technology team. You will work investigating attacks against GSR while performing deep forensic analysis to determine attack vectors, TTP and moreThis position requires strong knowledge of security concepts, digital forensics, incident response, cloud security (AWS) and programs (threat intelligence, incident management, threat hunting).  Your contribution will be fundamental to shaping the firm's IT security ecosystem. 


    • Responsible for the operation and execution of the forensic activities within the Cybersecurity Operations
    • Participate in threat hunting missions and remediate gaps that are identified
    • Perform deep-dive, incident response-oriented forensic analysis on media identified in potential security incidents 
    • Collect, analyze, and properly preserve digital evidence from GSR laptops, desktops, servers and cloud assets.
    • Ensure appropriate tracking and handling of events to meet audit and legal requirements. 
    • Perform proactive analysis and reporting of cyber threats and security anomalies 
    • Monitor for alerts from security tools and responds with an intelligence-driven, investigative analysis approach.

Some Deliverables

    • Ensure all the documentation is generated with the quality standards required by each of the incidents and data collection requests
    • Escalate incidents as needed, for further immediate action and support 
    • Conduct and assist with the incident response (investigate, analyze, and remediate incidents) including assisting with cyber threat intelligence research.

Your Profile

    • Three or more years of experience in a large organization performing active incident response work  and performing such work for large customers 
    • Solid understanding of Linux and macOS Operative system
    • Knowledge of anti-forensics tactics, techniques, and procedures
    • Skill in analyzing memory dumps to extract information
    • Experience with AWS 
    • Experience with tools such as Celebrite  to perform triage, live data acquisition and targeted data collection  
    • Experience with EnCase, FTK, CyFIR, or similar forensic analysis platforms 
    • Experience performing digital forensics on macOS and iOS systems 
    • Knowledge of Monitoring (SIEM) and Detection (EDR)
    • Knowledge of the MitreATT&CK framework
    • Strong written and communication skills
    • One or more certifications of the following:
    • CFCE (Certified Forensic Computer Examiner)
    • GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE)
    • GIAC Network Forensic Analyst (GNFA)
    • EnCE (EnCase Certified Examiner)
    • EnCEP (EnCase Certified eDiscovery Practitioner)
    • GASF (GIAC Advanced Smartphone Forensics)
What we offer: A collaborative and transparent company culture founded on Integrity, Innovation and Performance.  Competitive Salary with two discretionary bonus’ payments a year. Benefits such as Healthcare, Dental, Vision, Retirement Planning, 30 days holiday and free lunches when in the office. Hybrid working pattern in all of our offices from London, New York, Singapore, Zug and Malaga.Regular Town Halls and off-sites, team lunches and drinks. A Corporate and Social Responsibility program as well as charity fundraising matching and volunteer days.   Immigration and relocation support where required.GSR is proudly an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon any applicable legally protected characteristics such as race, religion, colour, country of origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression or age. We operate a meritocracy, all aspects of people engagement from the decision to hire or promote as well as our performance management process will be based on the business needs and individual merit, competence in the role. Learn more about us at

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