Defense Point Security
  • Chantilly, 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 qualified candidate to fulfill the role of Security Lead in Chantilly, VA. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide security program support to multifaceted team members specializing in information security policy, engineering, and monitoring
  • Work with the stakeholders to identify, document, and evaluate the status system security controls
  • Use security configuration management tools and reports to identify risks and track findings against Federal security policies and guidelines for mitigation planning and remediation
  • Support the security assessment process from planning and coordinating meetings with Client and assessors to remediation and corrective action planning
  • Development of assessment, audit and ATO package documentation
  • May include performing annual control reviews as part of continuous monitoring to identify new risks, track findings against Federal security policies and guidelines, managing Plan-of-Action and Milestone (POAM) to closure and mitigation planning and remediation of controls in the Cloud environment
Job Qualifications:
  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or other related analytical, scientific, or technical disciplines, or additional experience in lieu of degree
  • 6 years experience in cyber security
  • 5 years experience with application security design, development, configuration, compliance, and implementation
  • 2 years of experience with application or web development and understanding the security controls in the Software Development LIfe-cycle
  • 2 years of experience creating technical documentation for systems accreditation

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in cyber security compliance
  • Experience with security tools (Tenable, Tripwire, IBM AppScan)


Job Location: Chantilly, VA 

Position Type: FullTime/ Regular

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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