Defense Point Security
  • Greenbelt, MD, 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 Senior Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst in Greenbelt, MD.

SOC Job Responsibilities:

  • Closely involved in developing, tuning and implementing threat detection analytics
  • Assist with the development of incident response plans, workflows, and SOPs
  • Deploy and maintain security sensors and toolsMonitor security sensors and review logs to identify intrusions
  • Use high-level scripting/programming language to extract, de-obfuscate, or otherwise manipulate malware related data
  • Think critically and creatively while analyzing security events, network traffic, and logs to engineer new detection methods
  • Work directly with cyber threat intelligence analysts to convert intelligence into useful detection
  • Collaborate with incident response team to rapidly build detection rules as needed
  • Identify incident root cause and take proactive mitigation steps
  • Perform lessons learned activities
  • Mentor junior analysts and run brown bag training sessions
  • Review vulnerabilities and track resolution
  • Review and process threat intel reports
  • Develop and implement detection use cases
  • Develop and implement IDS signatures
  • Assist with incident response efforts
  • Create and brief customer reportsParticipate in on-call rotation for after-hours security and/or engineering issues
  • Perform customer security assessments
  • Develop and run table top exercises

SOC Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline
  • 14 years of Cyber experience
  • Previous experience on a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC) or a Security Operations Center (SOC)
  • Experience with Anti-Virus, Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, Active Directory, Vulnerability Assessment tools and other security tools found in large network environments; along with experience working with Security Information and Event Management (SEIM) solutions
  • Familiarity 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
  • Possess in-depth knowledge on network, endpoint, threat intelligence, forensics and malware reverse engineering, as well as the functioning of specific applications or underlying IT infrastructure
  • One of the following Certifications is required: CERT Certified Computer Security Incident Handler (CISH), Electronic Commerce Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GIAC Information Security Fundamentals (GISF), ISC2 Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)

 

Job Location:   Greenbelt, MD

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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