Defense Point Security
  • Baltimore, MD, 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 Splunk Engineer in Baltimore, MD.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, recommend, and implement the Splunk security platform and Splunk modules utilizing dashboards and queries
  • Derive and disseminate best practices to help drive customer adoption of Splunk products and services
  • Design system architecture requirements necessary to support very large enterprise implementations, including HA/DR requirements, Heavy Forwarders, Indexers and Splunk loggers
  • Support the customer's existing CDM Phase 1 and 2 platforms and provide support to the expanding security infrastructure and tools
  • Provide expertise in data analytics and the ability to tune data to meet defined metrics
  • Drive customer adoption and success of Splunk solutions into their environment by providing documentation and procedures for remediation of security findings
  • Provide expertise in reporting and trending, using knowledge of government reporting requirements, including FISMA, OMB, and DHS mandates
  • Provide guidance and direction to customers to develop processes and schedule to review existing methodologies and queries for all divisional metrics

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligations
  • 4 years of Cyber experience
  • Possess complete command of Splunk products (Enterprise Security and the Splunk Management Server)
  • Experience designing and implementing Splunk solutions, including dashboards and queries
  • Best practices development and implementation support
  • Ability to develop reporting requirements
  • Experience with integrating Splunk with 3rd-Party applications (ArcSight, Tanium, Syslog, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience with User Behavior Analytics
  • Relevant industry certification


Job Location: Baltimore, MD

Position Type: FullTime/ Regular

Security Requirement:Public Trust

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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