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 an Identity & Access Management (IAM) Subject Matter Expert in Washington, D.C.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a technical resource to support the client's Identity and Access Management project, to include the development of strategy, technical standards, and implementation guidance
  • Additional areas of interest include fundamentals for account lifecycle management, federation, and privileged identity management
  • Responsible for developing the strategy for the implementation of virtual directory technology, identity lifecycle products such as SailPoint and CyberArk, and federation technology such as Ping Federate using authentication and authorization protocols - OpenID, OAuth, Kerberos, SAML, Federation
  • Providing technical guidance and best practices for IAM processes and procedures
  • Must be a responsible member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Support the development of strategies, designs, and architectures
  • Understand federal requirements and standards and their applicability to the implementation efforts
  • Help identify and resolve projectrelated risks and issues
  • Interfaces with PMO, Engineering, Leadership, Security, and Other Enterprise Architecture team members to help drive objectives and resolve issues
  • Research IAM products and develop summary analyses
  • Drive success and adoption of the Splunk platform, assisting both the executive and technical teams in day to day troubleshooting, project planning, scoping, bug tracking, and community outreach
  • Track customer priorities, objectives, and metrics
  • Ensure all planning, design, and development activities across platforms adhere to federal and client-specific requirements and standards (FICAM, M 11-11, etc.)
  • Work closely with the Solution Engineering teams, working groups, application/identity source owners, and senior leadership to provide support, input, and guidance

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 7-10 years experience in IT Security
  • Splunk Architect Certification a plus, but will consider any skill level
  • Possess the technical acumen and experience to work with engineers and architects on technical projects/issues


Job Location: Washington, D.C.

Position Type: Full Time/ Regular

Security Requirements: 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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