Incident Response Analyst - 1099 - Weekend Day Shift - Secret cleared

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MindPoint Group, LLC

Washington, DC
Full Time
8mo ago

Company Description

MindPoint Group delivers industry-leading cybersecurity solutions, services, and products. We are trusted cybersecurity advisors to key government and commercial decision-makers and support security operations for some of the most security-conscious organizations globally. 

Our relationship with you is for the long run because your success is our success. We invest in your success through fantastic benefits (healthcare, generous PTO, paid parental leave, and tuition reimbursement, to name a few). 

Beyond just excellent pay and benefits, you’ll want to work here for reasons that can’t be written into an offer letter—the challenge, growth opportunities, and most important: the culture of a company that cares about you. 

A position at MPG promises you 

  • A diverse organization 
  • A safe workplace with zero tolerance for discrimination or harassment of any kind  
  • A balanced work life. Seriously.  
  • A stable, established, and growing business
  • A leadership team focused on your professional growth and development

Job Description

MindPoint Group is seeking an Incident Response Analyst to support threat monitoring, detection, event analysis, and incident reporting. The Security Operations Center is a 24/7 environment. The Incident Response Analyst will be responsible for monitoring enterprise networks and systems, detecting events, and reporting on threats that are directed against those systems. The Incident Response Analyst is expected to collaborate with senior analysts to assist with efficient triage and remediation of events in the incident queue. Utilizing SIEM technologies the Incident Response Analyst will provide the client with a fully comprehensive array of analytical activities in support of external threat monitoring, detection, event analysis, and incident reporting efforts to include, analysis of inbound and outbound internet traffic, suspicious e-mail messages, and cloud security logs. Incident Response Analysts will also be responsible for the generation of client reports both scheduled and ad hoc.

The Incident Response Analyst preferably has knowledge of or limited experience with the following tools (this is not a complete inventory):

  • SIEM
  • Email/Phishing
  • Major Cloud Providers (AWS, Azure, GPC)
  • AV/EDR
  • Networking Equipment
  • Endpoint Logging (Windows, Linux)

Weekend Day Shift:

  • Saturday and Sunday: 10am – 10:30pm

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for complex computer network exploitation and defense techniques
  • Deter, identify, and investigate computer and network intrusions
  • Provide incident response and remediation support
  • Perform comprehensive computer surveillance/monitoring
  • Provide technical support for continuous monitoring, computer exploitation, and reconnaissance
  • Research and maintain proficiency in open and closed source computer exploitation TTP’s
  • Perform research into emerging threat sources.

Qualifications

  • Active Secret clearance required
  • Must be available for the Weekend Day Shift: Saturday and Sunday: 10 am – 10:30 pm
  • Minimum of two (2) years of general work experience and one (1) year of relevant experience in functional responsibility preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree, or an equivalent combination of formal education and experience
  • Must have strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Must have concise writing skills
  • Experience working a SOC and doing incident response is highly preferred
  • Desirable certifications: Security+, Network+, CySA+, CASP, CEH, GSEC, or other relevant IT security certifications

Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines
  • Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled
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