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 Network Operations Center (NOC) Analyst opening in Alexandria, VA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support work through a combined SOC / NOC effort, including the integration of SOC / NOC processes and procedures
  • Review the approaches and methods implemented by the NOC to ensure that it is of the least impact / risk to the organization
  • Support existing processes and provide improvements to the NOC
  • Recommend services and standards for supporting the end user computing environment/end users from the perimeter to endpoints
  • Periodically review approaches and methods used in operation sustainment of assets and their impact or risk to the NOC
  • Recommend improvements to the operation of the service desk to ensure compliance to security policy and regulations and minimize vulnerabilities
  • Participate with groups addressing Cyber Security related issues from escalated trouble tickets
  • Conduct post mortem review
  • Make recommendations for improving NOC Tier 1 solution(s)
  • Provide a Monthly NOC Performance Report detailing trouble ticket volumes, categories, etc.

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3 years of related experience supporting SOC and/or NOC efforts
  • DoD 8570 Certification
  • Ability to present complex, technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Anti-Virus, Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, Active Directory, Vulnerability Assessment tools and other security tools found in large network environments
  • Experience 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
  • One or more industry relevant certification to include: CSSP Analyst OR CSSP Incident responder


Job Location:   Alexandria, VA

Position Type:   Full-Time/Regular

Security Requirement:  Public Trust

All candidates must be clearable.

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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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