Defense Point Security
  • Alexandria, VA, 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 Deputy Project Manager in Alexandria, VA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working with the SOC and Compliance & Assessment Leads to ensure the teams are performing all required tasks in accordance with defined policies, standards, and security best practices
  • Oversee and manage the operational aspects of the projects
  • Review status of projects and budgets; manage schedules and prepare status reports
  • Assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality and client satisfaction goals and objectives
  • Develop mechanisms to monitor project progress and resolve any discrepancies, issues or risks
  • Ensure contract requirements and responsibilities are accomplished
  • Execute and monitor project activities
  • Manage changes to scope, cost and schedule of project work
  • Coordinate priorities and resources
  • Coordinate and facilities meetings to effectively resolve issues
  • Participate in project performance review meetings and discussions
  • Update and maintain project metrics

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • 5 years of experience relevant to the job description
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • DoD8570 Certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with National Institute of Technology (NIST) Information Security Documents
  • Familiar with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP)
  • Familiar with continuous monitoring in a Cloud environment


Job Location:   Alexandria, VA

Position Type:   Full-Time/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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