Defense Point Security
  • North Charleston, SC, 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 Insider Threat Analyst in North Charleston, SC with an active Secret level security clearance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct technical analyses of user activity data and alerts to identify indicators of insider threats
  • In addition to producing investigative leads, analysts are expected to review data pursuant to directed requests in support of civil, workplace, counterintelligence, or law enforcement inquiries/investigations
  • Compile results of analyses into reports or analytical products that are concise, accurate, and timely and be capable of presenting the results to team members and management as required
  • Triage insider threat alerts by correlating insider threat data with other data sources to determine potential indications of malicious or risky insider activity
  • When supporting a customer inquiry, ask appropriate questions to understand the full scope of the request and conduct analysis with full diligence and discretion
  • Produce reports of analysis results for distribution to appropriate insider threat stakeholders
  • Work with team members to refine alerts based on triage results and current events
  • Contribute to the development of processes and procedures in order to support improvement of the insider threat program
  • Use knowledge of business tools, process, and prior incidents to make recommendations on future insider threat activities and areas of focus

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Active DOD Secret Clearance required
  • 6 years of related technical experience
  • 2 years in one or more of the following: insider threat, counterintelligence, counterespionage, cyber security, criminal justice, incident response, application security, network security, security operations, security monitoring, or security focused system's engineering
  • Requires one of the following certifications: CEH, CFR, CCNA Cyber Ops, CySA+, GCIA, GCIH, GISCP, SCYBER
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to explain technically complex issues to a non-technical audience
  • Sharp analytical abilities with proven technical and creative skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year scripting or programming experience in PowerShell, Ruby, Python, Shell/BASH scripting, Java, C/C++, C#, Perl, PL/SQL, or other related languages
  • Knowledge of Data Science techniques such as anomaly detection and machine learning
  • Expert level understanding of insider threat analysis, user activity data, and analysis of host-based data
  • Experience with the modus operandi of foreign intelligence entities, international threat organizations, and associated Cyber capabilities and operations
  • Experience in support of DoD or IC Insider Threat programs and shall possess subject matter expertise with regards to Executive Order (E.O.) 13587, the DNI's National Counterintelligence and Security Center Insider Threat Task Force Standards, and DoD regulations/guidance regarding Insider Threat
  • Experience working in a multi-tenant/service provider environment
  • Experience with DoD IA/CND certification and accreditation programs

 

Job Location:   Charleston, SC

Position Type:   Full-Time/Regular

Security Requirement:  Secret

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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