Defense Point Security
  • San Antonio, TX, 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 for an opening in San Antonio, TX. Cyber SOC Analysts are needed to staff a 24x7x365 SOC.

Cyber SOC Analyst Job Responsibilities:

  • Write and assist in the writing of standard operating procedures and keeping them up to date
  • Provide documentation and training standards and information for the SOC
  • Create weapons and tactics procedures for tools and investigation methodologies
  • Provide an even higher level of analysis into events and data when necessary
  • Augment the SOC for missing positions when the need arises
  • Support cyber defense functions to protect an organization from cyber security incidents that have potential to cause negative impact; serve as an escalation point for Tier 1 & 2 Cyber SOC Analysts
  • Act as primary POC for significant incidents, reporting of cyber security incidents, mitigation advisement, quality review and after action
  • Use SOC monitoring devices to review and analyze pre-defined events indicative of incidents
  • Deep packet analysis
  • Conduct malware analysis in out-of-band environment (static and dynamic), including complex malware
  • IOC vetting and disposition, assess feed viability
  • Create complex content to detect incidents, high and medium confidence alerting in SIEM
  • Monitor and assess complex security devices for patterns and anomalies from raw events (DNS, DHCP, AD, SE logs), tag events for Tier 1 & 2 monitoring
  • Configure policies and trend analysis reporting
  • Perform trend analysis and QA of assessments

Cyber SOC Analyst Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • 4+ years of dedicated cyber defense experience
  • DoD 8570 Certification IAT Level III
  • Experience with AntiVirus, Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, Active Directory, Web Proxies, Vulnerability Assessment tools and other security tools found in large enterprise network environments along with experience working with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions is a plus
  • 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. Host based forensics and malware analysis experience.
  • Previous experience working in a large government or corporate enterprise environment.
  • This position requires the ability to work a shift schedule and support coverage efforts on a 24x7x365 basis which includes work on holidays, nights, and weekends.

Cyber SOC Analyst Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 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 one or more the following tools:
    • RSA Security Analytics / Net Witness
    • Splunk, including Splunk for Enterprise Security
    • RSA Archer
    • SourceFire/FirePower/Snort
    • McAfee ePO, HIPS
    • FireEye NX, EX, HX
    • EnCase Enterprise

 

Job Location:   San Antonio, TX

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
  • 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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