Defense Point Security
  • Milford Mill, MD, 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 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 Schedu

Defense Point Security is currently seeking a Security Engineer in Windsor Mill, MD.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage complex changes to the customer's network
  • Provide support for Security audits, assessments, design, implementation and configuration of security tools
  • Research and provide information and security related solutions
  • Performs software evaluation and testing of new or existing security solutions
  • Functions as a third level support resource to respond to Incidents or perform troubleshooting; required to support 24x7 pager duty on a rotating schedule.
  • Install, configure and operate networks in highly complex environments with specific protocols and instruct and direct those doing these tasks as
  • Support scanning for vulnerabilities and compliance with defined security settings at the operating system, web, application, and database layers
  • Collaborate with system owners, IT project managers, and other DevOps engineers to identify and resolve the causes of delayed patching
  • Develop communication materials to document the security status of each application and progress in addressing vulnerabilities and configuration misconfigurations
  • Deploying, testing, maintaining, patching, and operating security tools

Security Engineer Job Qualifications:

  • Work in a team environment and have proven technical ability in LAN/WAN design and implementation as well as a understanding of TCP/IP and routing protocols
  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Bachelor's degree and 4+ years related work experience.
  • Experience providing security device support for Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC) or a Security Operations Center (SOC) analyst
  • Experience with Linux, databases, applications, and platforms
  • Experience supporting a variety of security tools to include Anti-Virus, Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, Active Directory, Web Proxies, Vulnerability Assessment tools, and other security tools found in large enterprise network environments; along with experience working with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions
  • Familiarity with various network and host-based security applications and tools, such as network and host assessment/scanning tools, network and host-based intrusion detection systems, and other security software packages
  • Previous experience working in a large government or corporate enterprise environment is a requirement
  • Knowledge of the latest security threats, techniques, and exploits targeting vulnerabilities
  • Experience with network, web, and information security
  • Knowledge of common IT technologies (OS, databases, network devices, applications)
  • Proven experience with scripting (either in bash, python or other).
  • Agile experience with Scrum and/or Kanban a plus

Job Location: Windsor Mill, MD

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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