Forensics Engineer III

Date: Aug 17, 2019

Location: St Louis, MO, US, 63101

Company: Spire Inc.

Company Overview

At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of our business. We’re dedicated to understanding our customers’ needs and goals to better serve them today and tomorrow. That’s why we’re always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.


We value safety, inclusion, and integrity. We connect to people, get the job done, and leave a memory and everything about our culture comes back to one thing: a handshake at the front door. We have 4 essential behaviors that show how the Spire culture comes to life:


Living Spire Behaviors

  • We Collaborate: We reach across boundaries to connect with each other and deliver on our promises. We put teamwork first, knowing that our collective energy makes us stronger.
  • We Care: We create good memories by treating people how we want to be treated: We are inclusive, respectful and kind. We actively create a caring culture that feels like a handshake at the front door.
  • We Advance: We are active learners who never stop looking for ways to innovate and improve ourselves, and our company. We embrace ongoing development and process improvement with passion and tenacity.
  • We Have Perspective: We strive to gain additional perspective about Spire’s business and the ever-changing energy industry. We know that every employee plays an important role in Spire’s success, and we give our best to better understand how to help move the company forward.

Spire is seeking an Forensics Engineer III
•Responsible for conducting root cause analysis through the correlation of log sources to identify threat indicators utilizing SIEM, firewall, IDS/IPS, etc. alerts
•Develop executive level summaries of existing and potential security threats 
•Act as liaison with local and federal law enforcement, if applicable, on cyber related investigations. 
•Identify threats to our organization, perform security threat impact assessments and prepare assessment reports to be presented to leadership.
•Create and review new/existing security policies aligned with business needs and effectively implement across the organization. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Participate in regular status meetings and provide training to other team members as needed. 
  • Manage imaging, data extraction and forensic preservation of data across various solutions such as computers, external memory, and mobile devices in support of transition, eDiscovery and investigations
  • Process minded individual with the ability to lead and coordinate table top exercises and external penetration tests 
  • Develop SOP/Playbook in support of company goals on forensics, legal/court readiness
  • Understand structured digital evidence collection and evaluation
  • Extensive use and development of digital forensics tools including, but not limited to, OpenText, EnCase Forensics, NUIX Investigator, AccessData FTK, and others
  • Lead and coordinate incident response and forensics efforts associated with security incident handling, up to and including post-breach impact/loss assessments
Essential Characteristics and Competencies
  • Ability to demonstrate and master the core and job category competencies
  • Ability to lead by example in support of the Company’s essential characteristics and values
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to establish rapport with a diverse array of people
Required Education (certifications, licenses)

•A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, and/or equivalent experience in Information Systems
•GFCE, CEH, CISSP, CCNA certifications preferred

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

•Strong analytical capabilities, demonstrated knowledge and understanding of security technologies, including scripting experience. 
•Solid understanding of business organization and security best practices. 
•5 yeras of Security focused experience in analyzing 2 ore more areas of Windows, Linux, proprietary firmware, 32/64-bit ARM chipsets, VMware and SCADA.
•In-depth understanding of metadata extractions and analysis
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Physical demands, environment and schedule
  • Normal Work Environment - Work is normally performed in a shared office environment.
  • 40 hours, 8am - 5pm and some travel maybe required.  
We Advance
We Care
We Collaborate
We Have Perspective
Posting Requirements

Spire accepts online applications through our career site at


Posting requirements: The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 


We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.

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