Defense Point Security
  • Alexandria, VA, USA
  • 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 Vulnerability Assessment Team Lead in Alexandria, VA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage a small team of vulnerability assessment analysts, wireless analysts and penetration testers
  • Generate accurate and detailed reports, and present the information to the customer on a regular basis
  • Brief upper management on the current security posture
  • Compile detailed and accurate reports based on findings
  • Vulnerability scanning of systems throughout the enterprise
  • Working with ISSOs and TPOCs to get vulnerabilities remediated

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification required
  • 5 years experience in vulnerability assessment or penetration testing
  • 3 years experience in managing a team
  • Experience in web server scanning, database scanning, PCI scanning, OS scanning and wireless access point scanning
  • Ability to script with Python and PowerShell
  • Experience trouble-shooting and remediating Windows and Linux Centos OS
  • Knowledge of virtualized environments
  • Knowledge of threat detection/removal/mitigation (Viruses/Malware/Trojans)
  • Exposure to AWS, Azure, and other cloud-based technologies
  • Experienced in writing in-depth reports based on findings and making presentations to clients on findings
  • Experienced in many security tools; Security Center/Nessus, AppDetective/DBPro, WebInspect, Burp Suite Pro, Metasploit, NMAP, etc

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or Engineering (or comparable field); practical experience can be substituted for a degree on a 1-1 basis (one year of experience = 1 year of school)
  • One or more of the following certifications: OSCP, GPEN, GWAPT, CISSP


Job Location:   Alexandria, VA

Position Type:   Full-Time/Regular

Security Clearance:  Secret

All candidates must be clearable.

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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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