Defense Point Security
  • Reston, VA, USA
  • 120,000
  • 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 Schedules

Defense Point Security is currently seeking a SailPoint Subject Matter Expert in Reston, VA.

SailPoint Subject Matter Expert Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the design and successful installation of SailPoint Identity IQ used for gathering definitive, object-level user data and attributes
  • Responsible for leading activities related to the on-boarding of Agencies to the solution, ensuring data is gathered properly and information is obtained from the Agency infrastructure and sent to SailPoint and on to a presentation layer
  • Ensure that the data presented by the Agency is delivered to SailPoint using the file exchange mechanism. Monitor the file exchange mechanism for effectiveness and work with the engineering team to address issues with file exchanges.
  • Provide guidance to the operations and management teams on addressing data gathering issues from the Agency. Serve as the liaison between SailPoint and the solution team to address issues escalated to SailPoint OEM support
  • Implement new application versions when they are released, validating the integrity of data feeds to the presentation layer after deployment
  • Review known issues published by SailPoint and identify potential impact to the overall solution
  • Create application documentation, drawings, how-to guides and other deliverables for both training and tool maintenance. Prepare technical designs with Visio diagrams and detailed descriptions.
  • Provide briefings to customers regarding architectural best practices on an as-needed basis

SailPoint Subject Matter Expert Job Qualifications:

  • Must be a US Citizen and capable of attaining DHS Suitability and Public Trust 6C
    Clearance or above
  • At least 5 + years of experience in Information Technology
  • At least 3 + years of hands on experience with the design and/or implementation of SailPoint Identity IQ

SailPoint Subject Matter Expert Job Preferences:

  • Experience with databases and SQL
  • Strong analytical skills to enable effective troubleshooting
  • Experience with administering RedHat Enterprise Linux on the SailPoint Identity IQ server
  • Experience with scripting on Linux using languages such as Python and Bourne Shell scripting
  • Experience with 3rd party tool integration using SailPoint APIs and Database connections
  • Experience with FISMA, NIST, security standards
  • Knowledge of integrated security system architecture
  • Core competency of network design concepts and operation
  • In-depth experience with general IT security concepts, network security and monitoring practices/methodologies
  • Experience presenting material to senior management level and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications

Job Location: Reston, VA

Position Type: FullTime/ 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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