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 Senior Security Tools SME in Washington, D.C. with an active Secret level security clearance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for engineering, implementing, updating and overall system support for the security tools/systems used by the customer and within their Security Operations Center
  • Review and analyze various tools and systems currently on the market and determine whether these would be appropriate for the customer's environment

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience
  • 5 years experience in security operations concepts and implementation, incident response concepts and implementation, Cyber Intelligence concepts and implementation, and cyber intrusion kill chain concepts and implementation
  • Experience with RSA Archer, Splunk, and/or endpoint protection
  • SANS Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) or Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
    (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)


Job Location: Washington, D.C.

Position Type: Full Time/ Regular

Security Requirement: Secret

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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