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 Cyber Security Engineer in Washington, D.C.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform hands on evaluation, implementation, and operation of leading security Cyber defense tools and technologies and apply defense-in-depth strategies in large and complex networks to rapidly identify vulnerabilities and threats, prioritize response actions, and develop effective countermeasures
  • Responsible for operations, maintenance, management, and oversight of IBM BigFix
  • Knowledge of the Windows registry, interaction of drivers within the OS, and unattended/silent installs of Windows operating systems
  • Deep understanding on relevance language used in IBM BigFix and Fixlets
  • Responsible for performing systems administration in Windows, Linux, and VMware environments, including performing installation and configuration, monitoring system performance and availability, performing upgrades, and troubleshooting
  • Ability to document SOPs and general BigFix tasks
  • Demonstrate experience designing, implementing, configuring, and operating information security continuous monitoring concepts and tools
  • Ability to support additional cybersecurity tools to include Tenable Security Center, CounterACT, Splunk, and RSA Archer

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligations
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Management Information Systems or equivalent degree
  • 7 years of experience in IT and cybersecurity environment
  • 5 years experience implementing, configuring, and running reports using IBM BigFix
  • 2 years of federal IT experience

 

 

Job Location: Washington, D.C.

Position Type: Full Time/ Regular

Security Requirement: Public Trust

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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