Defense Point Security Vulnerability Analyst , #2018-71 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 a Vulnerability Analyst in Washington, D.C.Job Responsibilities:Manage the day-to-day activities of threat and vulnerability management, identify risk tolerances, recommend treatment plans and communicate information about residual riskOperate and maintain a suite of vulnerability scanning tools, including Retina, Nessus, DBProtect, WebInspect and IP360Help research, analyze, design, test, and implement new or vendor-supplied security software solutionsProvide up-to-date documentation and procedures on security software product administrationAnalyze scan results, prioritize, identify solutions and make recommendations based on the analysisExamine data from multiple disparate sources with the goal of providing new insightDesign and implement custom algorithms, flow processes for data sets used for modeling, data mining, and research purposesPerform penetration tests, identify exposure and risks, and recommend appropriate security solutionsMake recommendations regarding the selection of cost-effective compensating security controls based on NIST 800-37 to mitigate riskStay up to date with current vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasuresDevelop follow-up action plans to resolve reportable issues, and communicate with the other technologists to address security threats and vulnerabilitiesRegularly develop new use cases for automation and tuning of security toolsContribute to security strategy and security posture by identifying security gaps, evaluate and implement enhancements Job Qualifications:This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligationBachelor's Degree in Information Systems, related discipline or equivalent experience7 years experience in Network Security and Information Security policiesExperience with log and monitoring management systems, security event monitoring systems, network-based and host-based intrusion detection systems, firewall technologies, malware detection and enterprise-level antivirus solutions/systems, VPN technologies and encryptions standardsGCIH, CEH or similar industry certification Job Location: Washington, D.C. Position Type: FullTime/ RegularSecurity Requirement: Public TrustAll candidates must be clearable.To see other locations please see the Information Security Career Menu on Defense Point Security is an IT Security Consulting firm specializing in government-focused 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 C