Defense Point Security
  • Chandler, AZ, 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 SOC Lead in Chandler, Arizona with an active Secret level security clearance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage all activities of the SOC and must be able to ensure that the SOC is performing all required tasks in accordance with defined policies, standards, and security best practices
  • Provide appropriate updates to his/her management regarding security event handling, trends, analysis, incident response resolutions and lessons learned
  • Demonstrate the proper knowledge and leadership skill to support the role

Job Requirements:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligations
    Bachelor's degree
  • 5 years related work experience, including prior experience working in a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC) or a Security Operations Center (SOC) team
  • The candidate must possess experience and thorough knowledge of all aspects of managing and running a successful SOC, along with having some contracting knowledge or experience - 1 year of management experience strongly desired
  • Hands-on experience with incident response, a robust working knowledge of threats and mitigating strategies associated with large enterprise networks, data centers, and an understanding of challenges associated with having a large, diverse user-base
  • Previous experience working in a large government or corporate enterprise environment is a requirement
  • The candidate must possess the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification or a GIAC certification


Job Location:   Chandler, AZ

Position Type:   Full-Time/Regular

Security Clearance:  Secret

All candidates must be clearable.

To see other locations please see the Cyber Defense Career Menu on 


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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