Defense Point Security
  • Greenbelt, MD, 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 an Information Systems Application Security Engineer in Greenbelt, MD.

Information Systems Application Security Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of web sites, networks and information privacy
  • Work with the Infrastructure and Engineering Staff to incorporate tools and best practices that ensure control requirements are addressed to promote a robust security posture for the communications aspects of applications in both a private on premises data centers and public cloud offerings
  • Work within a sprint to ensure engineering features and enhancements include security requirements and meet Federal directives
  • Act as a bridge between project teams or developers and security personnel, by being able to understand and interface in all areas
  • Identify specific areas of concern related to securing sensitive data in a both a cloud and data center environment
Information Systems Application Security Engineer Job Qualifications:
  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Master's Degree and 12 years of experience or Bachelor's Degree and 14 years of experience
  • Experience engineering solutions within an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment to include an understanding of AWS Well Architected Framework (WAF)
  • Experience with the development and implementation of vulnerability remediation strategies; experience with the configuration and execution of vulnerability and web application scans
  • Knowledge of web application attacks and defense strategies including those found in the OWASP Top 10 and mobile Top 10Knowledge of encryption, key management and cryptology
  • Experience with Enterprise level security hardening in accordance with Center for Internet Security (CIS) and Security Technical Implementation Technical Guides (STIGs) (Windows, Linux, Android and/or iOS operating systems and SQL, Oracle, and RDS database solutions)
  • Experience with the tools required to automate server configuration for security including logging, key changes, and system hardening
  • Experience with application security assessment tools such as: AppScan, WebInspect, Fortify, Veracode, WebScarab, Paros Proxy, Burp Suite, etcFamiliarity with a variety of web application protocols, web services (components including JavaScript, XML, JSON), scripting capabilities (Powershell, Python) software development frameworks, operating systems, and networking technologies
  • Preferred Certifications: CISSP, CCNP, AWS SA, applicable MS certs


Job Location: Greenbelt, MD

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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