Defense Point Security
  • Chantilly, 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 Tanium Engineer in Chantilly, VA.

Tanium Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot the Tanium client software, diagnostics, log analysis and network
  • Install and upgrade the client software as well as work within the Tanium management console to control agent policies, configurations and operational status
  • Track progress, generate status reports and identify any potential risks and/or road blocks to the progress of the engagement

Tanium Engineer Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligations
  • Bachelors degree
  • 5 years experience in information security operations and/or related IT operational functions
  • 1 year of experience installing, upgrading, and troubleshooting Tanium software
  • 1 year of experience working within the Tanium Management Console
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Firewalls and internet proxy devices
  • Unix or Linux shell environments
  • Troubleshooting methodologies
  • Diagnostic tools (tcpdump, wireshark, trace route, log analysis, ping, telnet, etc.)
  • Networking fundamentals
  • Client/Server application support
  • Network analysis / sniffer tools
  • Patch management tools
  • Anti-Virus (i.e. MacAfee ePO HBSS / Symantec SEP)
  • Experience working in a large government or corporate enterprise environment
  • Detailed knowledge of IT security and Section 508 IT Accessibility requirements, processes and technologies
  • Proficient in technical writing and communication

Tanium Engineer Preferred Qualifications:

  • Security certification such as: CompTIA Security+, Network+, Linux+, or Certified Ethical Hacker(CEH)



Job Location: Chantilly, 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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