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Ankura Managing Director, Data & Technology, Cybersecurity U.S. Digital Forensics and Incident Response Leader in Massachusetts

Ankura is a team of excellence founded on innovation and growth.

Practice Overview

Ankura’s well-regarded and fast-growing Global Cybersecurity and Data Privacy practice offers a full-service suite of information security and privacy solutions for our clients, regardless of industry or size. We provide proactive advisory services such as maturity and preparedness assessments, incident response planning and testing, and cyber resilience, and also managed security services customized to our clients’ requirements.

The cybersecurity team includes leaders from the intelligence community, including former federal law enforcement, private security firms, and pioneering technology companies. Our experts assess cyber risk and readiness, test and harden clients’ infrastructure, and respond instantly and decisively when threats arise. We regularly advise boards of directors, members of the C-suite, general counsel, outside counsel, IT leaders, and other stakeholders at all stages of any cyber incident.

Role Overview

As a Managing Director you will serve as the senior leader of the US and India Shared Services Center’s digital forensics and incident response (DFIR) team. The role is responsible for leading the DFIR team with a focus on driving growth through key insurance carrier and law firm relationships, providing daily leadership and management along with working with other practice area leads to drive revenue growth and service expansion.

This role is remote, located in the United States


  • Responsible for leading and managing a global incident response and cyber investigations practice

  • Create a practice leadership style that aligns with our corporate and practice culture and values Multiple industry-recognized certifications (ex. CISSP)

  • Driving practice-level revenue through new client relationships with a primary focus in major cyber insurance carriers and law firms (data breach coaches and higher-end investigative firms)

  • Utilize professional and personal network to identify new opportunities

  • Participate in externally facing events (conferences, webinars, etc. representing Ankura and the Practice to increase market awareness

  • Work collaboratively with others in the practice and elsewhere in the firm on various initiatives.

  • Provide strategic insights to leadership teams regarding market trends, service offerings, and staffing changes.

  • Providing industry thought leadership to the DFIR organization

  • Actively lead, manage, and provide executive level oversight on projects.

  • Provide input into client communications, both written and oral, related to analyses performed for senior level review

  • Lead, scope and participate in security incident investigations that involve computer crimes and require log, forensic, and malware analysis

  • Collect and analyze intrusion detection system alerts, firewall logs, network traffic logs, and host system logs to evaluate whether unauthorized access or information ex-filtration occurred

  • Perform forensic analyses to identify the presence of any malware, malware capabilities/actions, and what actions the malware took

  • Conduct security investigations in Linux and/or Windows environments

  • Provide input into client communications, both written and oral, related to analyses performed for senior-level review


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science/Cyber Security/MSIS or equivalent work experience

  • 10+ years of experience working in the Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) space

  • Proven revenue generation in consulting and/or professional services with significant client engagement experience

  • Prior experience working with cyber insurance carriers and law firms (data breach coaches and higher-end investigative firms)

  • Hands on experience in conducting incident response

  • Understanding of how to communicate effectively and concisely with legal counsel, high level management, and C-suite clients

  • Experience working on projects in an investigatory capacity – either law enforcement or incident response

  • Experience working with non-Windows programs (such as Linux, Unix, Mac)

  • Scripting/programming experience (specifically Python, C#, VBA, or Shell)




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Ankura Consulting Group, LLC is an independent global expert services and advisory firm that delivers services and end-to-end solutions to help clients at critical inflection points related to conflict, crisis, performance, risk, strategy, and transformation. The Ankura team consists of more than 1,800 professionals serving 3,000+ clients across 55 countries who are leaders in their respective fields and areas of expertise. Collaborative Lateral Thinking That Deliversᵀᴹ, hard-earned experience, expertise, and multidisciplinary capabilities drive results and Ankura is unrivalled in its ability to assist clients to Protect, Create, and Recover Valueᵀᴹ. For more information, please visit,