SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. Sr Incident Response SME in District Of Columbia
SkyePoint Decisions is a leading Cybersecurity Architecture and Engineering, Critical Infrastructure and Operations, and Applications Development and Maintenance IT service provider headquartered in Dulles, Virginia with operations across the U.S. We provide innovative enterprise-wide solutions as well as targeted services addressing the complex challenges faced by our federal government clients. Our focus is on enabling our clients to deliver their mission most efficiently and effectively – anytime, anywhere, securely. We combine technical expertise, mission awareness, and an empowered workforce to produce meaningful results.
This is a contingent position based upon customer approval and funding.
As a SkyePoint employee you will be given the opportunity to support some of our nation’s most critical information systems by utilizing not only your existing cybersecurity skills and talents, but those that you will learn in your new role. In your new role as a cyber security professional, you will protect our customer’s most sensitive data and complex systems from all forms of threats including cyber-attacks, insider threats, rogue network devices, and malicious software and applications. You will work with a team of like-minded professionals to share and collaborate upon your ideas to improve the cybersecurity infrastructure, architecture, and configuration deployments. Your ideas and contributions will matter.
Responsibilities will include:
Provides expertise and oversight in the identification, tagging, and escalation of Incidents using the Threat Predict platform to work the response actions with Tier 1 SOC resources and to share and collaborate actions on the incident data with Tier 2 resources.
Successful identification of incidents and plainly communicating with all chains of command
Ability to search and collect known resolution steps or workarounds to allow mitigation of potential defense-in-depth within the organization
Apply knowledge of the tactics, techniques, and procedures of various criminal, insider threats, hacktivist, and nation-state threat actors to identify and validate threats to the organization
Employing cybersecurity concepts for the detection and defense of intrusions into small, and large-scale networks, and conduct cursory analysis of log data using the tools listed below
Perform as a subject matter expert for team members, specializing in network security monitoring, host analysis, and log analysis
Create and lead initiatives to improve security operations
Being able to collect and preserve data after a breach so that critical forensic information can be retrieved
Mitigating the incident
Customer satisfaction and ability to interact with the customer and provide deliverables
Composing and presenting reports on findings to leadership including intrusion incidents
3+ years of experience performing incident response
Analytical knowledge of computer and network architecture employing analysis during investigations, identifying adversarial activity and providing solutions with proactive mitigation methods for future detection and prevention
Background/expertise in technology and cybersecurity
Applicable security certifications (GCIA, GCIH, GCFA, GNFA, etc.)
Strong communication skills and relationship skills.
Eligibility to receive a DHS Public Trust
Experienced user of Splunk
Foundational understanding of at least 1 scripting language such as Bash, Python, Perl, and PowerShell
Current Public Trust with DHS
Eligibility or current Top Secret Clearance
What We Can Offer You -
At SkyePoint, we go B.I.G. (beginning in GRATITUDE) by recognizing all we have and giving back to our employees, families, and communities. It instills a positive mindset that permeates all we do. By beginning in gratitude, SkyePoint can continue to spread living in gratitude each day.
Great Benefits: Several insurance options including HMO and High Deductible plans with Health Savings Accounts [HSAs], Flex Spending Accounts [FSAs], Full Dental Plans, ST/LT Disability, Life Insurance, floating federal holiday options, and 401k matched
SkyePoint DoD SkillBridge Industry Partner Fellowship Program
SkyePoint Professional Growth Programs
Flexible Work Environment
SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9001:2015 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified small business and appraised at CMMI Level 3 (with SAM) for Services. We possess a common vision of excellence and foster a collaborative team culture built upon individual performance and accountability. We invest in our people and systems to create value for our clients. It is the SkyePoint Way. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with exceptional people and give back to the communities we serve. Our employees value the flexibility at SkyePoint that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
Skyepoint Decisions is a participating E-Verify Employer.
SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
External Company URL: www.skyepoint.icims.com