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Why Work for BreakPoint Labs?

BreakPoint Labs is growing quickly and constantly seeking enthusiastic cybersecurity professionals to solve its clients’ most technical challenges. Through an established corporate culture, BreakPoint Labs embraces a highly technical, ‘geeky’ workforce passionate about developing and leveraging technology to secure cyberspace.

If you are interested in joining the BreakPoint Labs Team, please submit a copy of your resume to jobs@breakpoint-labs.com.

Why Us?

Python Developer / DevOps - Lorton, VA

< BreakPoint Labs is seeking a Security Operations Developer in support of a cyber defensive operations for a large-scale enterprise network./>

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of Python based applications to include Django and Flask applications.
  • Troubleshoot and fix hardware/software problems on local and remote systems.
  • Maintain a modern source code repository and Docker container registry.
  • Communicate with customers to plan and support deployments and perform troubleshooting.
  • Minimal travel to customer sites across the country to engage with other technical personnel.
  • Provide occasional off-hour response to emergency situations.

Experience:

  • Three (3) to five (5) years relevant application development experience: 3 years experience in Information Systems and/or security experience with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in work experience.
  • Ability to become DoD 8570 compliant by obtaining/maintaining required certifications such as Linux+, Security+, or CEH.
  • Proficient Python programming language and use of Linux containers (Docker).
  • Expertise in Linux and bash scripting.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Experience with Git and modern software development practices.
  • Experience with system monitoring and troubleshooting.

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum of an Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, IT Management, or related discipline (preferred).

Certification Requirements:

  • Security+ and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Travel:

  • Less than five percent (5%)

Clearance:

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Must possess an active DoD Secret Clearance, and have the ability to maintain a clearance up to TS/SCI Level.







Cybersecurity Analyst - Dayton, OH or Vicksburg, MS

< BreakPoint Labs is seeking a Cybersecurity Analyst who applies technical and functional expertise to support defensive cyber operations for large-scale enterprise networks./>

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct network monitoring and intrusion detection analysis using various defensive cyber tools, such as Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), Firewalls, Host Based Security System (HBSS), etc.
  • Correlate network activity across unclassified and classified networks to identify trends of unauthorized use.
  • Review alerts and packet-level data from sensors and document formal, technically-details incident reports, when necessary, for dissemination to end customers.
  • Research emerging threats and vulnerabilities to aid in the identification of network incidents.
  • Provide end customers with incident response support, including mitigating actions to activity and facilitate forensics analysis when necessary.
  • Collaborate with counterpart DCO organizations and Network Operations Centers (NOC) on possible threats and exchange analysis or other information on suspicious activity.
  • Provide quality customer service with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Provide direct support to the Defensive Operations Team Lead.
  • Operate in a 24x7 environment that requires weekends, holidays and alternate shift work.

Experience:

  • Experience performing technical analysis involving threat event data, evaluating malicious activity, documenting unusual files and data, and identifying tactics, techniques and procedures used by attackers to gain access to Windows, Mac OS and Linux platforms.
  • Knowledge of intrusion detection methods protecting DoD computer networks and systems.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical and programmatic information, often in the form of verbal and visual operational updates, situation reports and briefings.

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum of an Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, IT Management, or related discipline (preferred)

Certification Requirements:

  • Security+ and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certifications required within six (6) months from start date, in accordance with DoDD 8570.01-M requirements.

Travel:

  • Less than five percent (5%)

Clearance:

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Must possess an active DoD Secret Clearance, and be clearable up to Top Secret level.

Cybersecurity Engineer

< BreakPoint Labs is seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer to apply technical and functional expertise in conducting on-site risk assessments of DoD networks, information systems, and applications, using standards such as DoD Directive 8510.01, DoD Instruction 8500.01, and NIST Publications. The Cybersecurity Engineer will work as a member of a Team providing technical support to protect the DoD’s networks and information systems./>

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an Assessment and Authorization (A&A) Subject Matter Expert (SME) with proficiency in DoDI 8510.01, Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD IT, and affiliated NIST security controls.
  • Conduct comprehensive RMF assessments, including coordination, preparation, execution, and concluding documentation.
  • Utilize DoD cybersecurity scanning tools and techniques (i.e., Nessus, SCAP, STIG Checker, etc.).
  • Demonstrate technical experience in identifying and mitigating and/or remediating vulnerabilities or misconfigurations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of network devices and interconnections (i.e., routers, switches, IDS/IPS, firewalls, DNS).
  • Perform system administration functions on various operating systems, including Linux, Unix, and networking devices.
  • Communicate complex technical and programmatic information to a wide audience, often in the form of verbal and visual updates, technical reports, and/or briefings. Documentation, presentation, and public speaking skills are required.
  • Apply understanding of cybersecurity concepts, practices, and tools to administer classified and unclassified DoD networks and information systems.
  • Maintain on-going awareness of emerging cybersecurity threats and trends.
  • Develop and maintain the necessary technical documentation and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Experience:

  • At least 5 years IT experience.
  • At least 2 years of experience in conducting RMF and/or NIST assessments.
  • Functional knowledge of DoDI 8510.01, CNSSI 1253, NIST 800-53 rev4, and associated controls.
  • Knowledge of emerging cybersecurity threats and trends, including an ability to describe highly publicized cyber intrusions within the last year.
  • Familiarity with networking.
  • Familiarity with Electronic Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) (strongly preferred

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum of an Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, IT Management, or related discipline (preferred)

Certification Requirements:

  • CISSP or CISM

Travel:

  • Up to fifty percent (50%)

Clearance:

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Must possess an active DoD Secret Clearance, and have the ability to maintain a clearance up to TS/SCI Level.



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