Defense Point Security Incident Response Analyst, #2018-46 in Washington, District Of Columbia

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. with an active Top Secret level security clearance.Job Responsibilities:Monitor and analyze network traffic, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), security events and logsPrioritize and differentiate between potential intrusion attempts and false alarmsCreate and track security investigations to resolutionCompose security alert notifications and other communicationsAdvise incident responders in the steps to take to investigate and resolve computer security incidentsStay up to date with current vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasuresAbility to work 12 hour shiftsJob Qualifications:This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligations3-5 years experience in 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) solutionsFamiliarity 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 packagesDigital Media Analysis (DMA) and prior computer forensics experience preferred Job Location: Washington, D.C.Position Type: Full-Time/RegularSecurity Requirement: Top SecretAll 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 dependentsPersonal Accident Insurance paid by DPSLife Insurance paid by DPSShort and Long Term Disability Insurance paid by DPS401k Contribution Matching and 100% vested after 90 daysFlexible Spending Accounts Commuter AssistancePaid Time Off starting at 3 weeks a year (15 days)10 paid Federal HolidaysUp to $100 per month reimbursed for cell phoneUp to $50 per month reimbursed for home internetUp to $200 every 2 years for a cell phone upgradeCapital BikeShare Membership for DC Metro AreaReimbursement for qualifying training expensesFlexible / Alternative Work SchedulesDefense 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. For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.