Defense Point Security
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Benefits: See Below


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 currently seeking a Security Engineer in Washington, DC. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Security audits, assessments, design, implementation and configuration
  • Works with project managers, business analysts and contractors on security solution to address customer security requirements
  • Researches and provides information and security relates solutions
  • Performs software evaluation and testing of new existing security solution
  • Functions as a third level support resource on Network Products and problems that are in use
  • Must be able to assume responsibility and work autonomously in profession manner
  • Must have experience installing, configuring and operating networks in highly complex environments with specific protocols and instruct and direct those doing these tasks as well
  • Can assume management responsibilities if required.

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 6-7 years related work experience, including prior 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 working within a government agency is preferred
  • Experience supporting CheckPoint FW, FireEye Product Suite Support, McAfee DLP, Skybox, Varonis, 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
  • Candidate must possess excellent written communication skills and the proven ability to present complex, technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Previous experience working in a large government or corporate enterprise environment is a requirement

 

Job Location: Washington, DC

Position Type: Full Time/ Regular

All candidates must be clearable.

To see other locations please see the Security Engineering Career Menu on defpoint.com

 

Defense Point Security is an IT Security Consulting firm specializing in public and private sector 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 cyber security.  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
  • Up to $100 per month reimbursed for cell phone
  • Up to $50 per month reimbursed for home internet
  • Up to $200 every 2 years for a cell phone upgrade
  • Capital BikeShare Membership for DC Metro Area
  • Reimbursement for qualifying training expenses
  • Flexible / Alternative Work Schedules

 

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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