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 an Incident Response Analyst in Washington, D.C. working at the client site M-F during normal business hours.

Incident Response Analyst Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement and operate next generation security solutions for government clients
  • Perform hands on evaluation, implementation, and operation of leading security Cyber defense tools and technologies and apply defense-in-depth strategies in large and complex networks to rapidly identify vulnerabilities and threats, prioritize response actions, and develop effective countermeasures
  • Support the SOC Security Architect in delivery and deployment of enterprise security tools including Splunk and CISCO Security suite
  • Perform incident response and create dashboards using Splunk for enterprise customers based on requirements

Incident Response Analyst Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to Federal contractual obligations
  • 4 - 7 years experience operating information security continuous monitoring or vulnerability analysis tools
  • 4 - 7 years experience with performing forensics of identified vulnerabilities. Providing prescriptive remediation information to resolve identified vulnerabilities and follow through until the vulnerability is resolved
  • 4 -7 years experience excellent troubleshooting skills ability to review an incident, provide a recommended action to fix the issue, and document the steps taken to achieve the resolution
  • Must possess knowledge of security tools including hands-on experience with Splunk or other commercial enterprise SIEM tool

Incident Response Analyst Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline
  • Industry Security Certifications such as CISSP, GCED/GCIH, CASP
  • Vendor Certification such as Splunk, CISCO

Job Location:   Washington D.C. 

Position Type:   Full-Time/Regular

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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