Defense Point Security
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

Benefits; see below


Do you want to work for a company that is passionate about security and has a fun, start-up culture with large company perks? Do you want to be in an environment where you will continuously learn new skills, grow and take on new opportunities due to the abundance of new projects on the horizon?

If you answered yes to these questions, this opportunity could be for you! 

Defense Point Security is currently seeking a Cyber Security Operations Center (SOC) Manager in Washington, D.C.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform Security Incident Management aligned with NIST, DoD or DHS standards
  • Responsible for SOC strategy, incident monitoring, detection, analysis, and handling; monitoring security systems and analyzing alarms and events for potential threats and intrusions; categorizing alarms and events; notifying client POC of all incidents, system outages, system health degradation; generating and submitting security incident tickets and reports; and analyzing and assessing incidents, or suspected incidents, that are reported from internal and external sources
  • Oversight, monitoring and tuning of security systems, including the following: Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems; Endpoint Security Systems; Security Information and Event Management Systems; Web Proxy Systems; Log Management Systems; Firewall Systems; Full Packet Capture Systems; Data Loss Prevention Systems; Object Level Auditing Systems; Endpoint Forensics; Wireless LAN Monitoring Systems; Database Security Monitoring; Compliance & Threat Modeling Systems
  • Develop and maintain security policies, procedures, Run Book and Incident Management Plan
  • Manage consistent daily, weekly and event-based reporting, and manage knowledge base for sharing and transfer of experience
  • Perform gap analysis and provide strategic and tactical recommendations on security issues, and scale systems to consider new threat or devices and valuate and contribute to the security posture of the organization

Job Requirements:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligations.
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 10+ years of overall IT experience
  • 5+ years of cyber security experience related to the job responsibilities
  • Experience with federal security to support a security operations center for a federal agency
  • Experience operating a team using ITIL service management standards, including managing a catalog of services and measuring performance
  • Requires one of the following industry certifications: GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), ECIH, or CISSP

 

Job Location:   Washington, D.C.

Position Type:   Full-Time/Regular

All candidates must be clearable.

To see other locations please see the Cyber Defense Career Menu on defpoint.com 

 

Defense Point Security is an IT Security Consulting firm specializing in public and private sector security solutions.  Our goal is to provide expert IT security services to our clients while cultivating information security knowledge among all employees for the advancement of cyber security.  Defense Point Security offers a competitive employment package including medical, vision, and dental insurance (among others). 

Defense Point Security offers a competitive benefits package to include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Premiums are 100% paid by DPS for employee and eligible dependents
  • Personal Accident Insurance paid by DPS
  • Life Insurance paid by DPS
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance paid by DPS
  • 401k Contribution Matching and 100% vested after 90 days
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Commuter Assistance
  • Paid Time Off starting at 3 weeks a year (15 days)
  • 10 paid Federal Holidays
  • Up to $100 per month reimbursed for cell phone
  • Up to $50 per month reimbursed for home internet
  • Up to $200 every 2 years for a cell phone upgrade
  • Capital BikeShare Membership for DC Metro Area
  • Reimbursement for qualifying training expenses
  • Flexible / Alternative Work Schedules

Defense Point Security is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse Community workforce. DPS gives equal consideration to all qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, marital status, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class. 

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