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 Policy Lead in Alexandria, VA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Document the overall security related governance processes
  • Assist in the development and management of security documentation, including directives, policies, standards, processes, and procedures for governance use
  • Identify the impact of new Government laws/regulations and the implementation of new IT technologies
  • Support Cyber Security and privacy outreach efforts
  • Assist in the development of training materials by providing input concerning new policies, user requirements, and metrics
  • Provide audit support, coordination, and input for OMB and DHS data calls
  • Perform feasibility assessments for implementing standards and cyber security programs such as the NIST 800 series guidance
  • Conduct surveys and reports of historical policy impacts from incident logs, provide feedback to the COR, and assist in the initiation of new policies and procedures accordingly
  • Support the development of miscellaneous policy letters, memorandums, and monthly briefings and associated documentation for distribution as required
  • Lead the development and enhancement of privacy and cyber security policies, plans, and SOPs
  • Apply an enterprise-wide set of disciplines for the planning, analysis, design and execution of processes
  • Conduct research analysis, development and coordination of strategy, policy and directives

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 7 years of experience with privacy and cyber security policies, preferably in support of the Federal government
  • DoD8570 Certification
  • Working knowledge of 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: 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 government-focused 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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