Defense Point Security
  • Alexandria, VA, 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) Analyst in Alexandria, VA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Incident Response - incident intake, ticket updates, reporting of cyber security incidents
  • Monitoring and Analysis - use SOC monitoring devices (SIEM, IDS, DLP) to review and analyze pre-defined events indicative of incidents
  • Host-based Forensics/DMA - identify artifacts required for collection, host imaging
  • Malware Analysis - conduct dynamic analysis on malware in out of band environment
  • Cyber Intelligence - understand, identify and research IOCs
  • Network Forensics - upload packets and evaluate source/destination activity and payloads
  • Countermeasure Implementation - assist in recommendations for content to detect incidents, including new IOCs for blocking and detection
  • Vulnerability Assessments - conduct scans and assess results to identify vulnerabilities of high impact
  • Compose security alert notifications
  • Advise incident responders in the steps to take to investigate and resolve computer security incidents
  • Stay up to date with current vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1+ years of experience
  • DoD 8570 Certification
  • Ability to present complex, technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Familiar with Anti-Virus, Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, Active Directory, Vulnerability Assessment tools and other security tools found in large network environments
  • Familiar with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions
  • Familiar with various network and host-based security applications and tools, such as network and host assessment/scanning tools, network and host based intrusion detection systems, and other security software packages

 

Job Location:   Alexandria, VA

Position Type:   Full-Time/Regular

Security Requirement:  Public Trust

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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