Defense Point Security
  • Reston, VA, USA
  • Full Time

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 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 cybersecurity.  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 dependents
  • Personal Accident Insurance paid by DPS
  • Life Insurance paid by DPS
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance paid by DPS
  • 401k Contribution Matching and 100% vested after 90 days
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Commuter Assistance
  • Paid Time Off starting at 3 weeks a year (15 days)
  • 10 paid Federal Holidays
  • Capital BikeShare Membership for DC Metro Area
  • Reimbursement for qualifying training expenses
  • Flexible / Alternative Work Schedules

Defense Point Security is currently seeking a Governance Analyst in Reston, VA.

Governance Analyst Job Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for supporting and/or drafting governance recommendations to Federal Agencies and internal project teams including business continuity, change management, risk mitigation, as well as, industry best practices related to cybersecurity and the implementation of cybersecurity solutions.

  • Provide recommendations and suggestions to internal project teams and federal agencies of industry best practices related to cybersecurity policies and procedures, business continuity, change management, risk identification, and risk mitigation
  • Understand how policies and procedures impact the development and implementation of cybersecurity solutions
  • Understanding of governance and how governance best practices can be applied across large enterprises and federal agencies
  • Write, maintain and review of policies that comply with Federal agency requirements within the scope of the CDM solution
  • Review policy, memos, and other Agency directives to identify potential impacts to cyber implementations, and make recommendations for implementation or policy changes
  • Support the development of policy white papers and briefings to keep Management, customers, and colleagues abreast of relevant, emerging policies and guidance
  • Draft correspondence on subjects like Cyber Security guidance, strategic information Technology plan updates amongst others
  • Build and maintain direct relationships across ManTech's project teams supporting CDM and Agency POCs

Governance Analyst Job Qualifications:

  • Must be a US Citizen and capable of attaining DHS Suitability and Public Trust 6C
    Clearance or above
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 3 years of experience developing and implementing enterprise IT, cyber security policies and/or governance activities on IT implementations across Federal customers
  • Knowledge and experience with cybersecurity industry and government programs, policies, and strategies

Job Location: Reston, VA

Position Type: Full-Time/ Regular

All candidates must be clearable.

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Defense 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. 

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