Defense Point Security
  • Reston, 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 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
  • Capital BikeShare Membership for DC Metro Area
  • Reimbursement for qualifying training expenses
  • Flexible / Alternative Work Schedules


Defense Point Security is currently seeking a Security Engineer in Reston, VA.

Security Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify and troubleshoot issues including escalating to SMEs and vendors/OEMs as appropriate
  • Validate solution changes in a lab environment
  • Engage the change management process to implement solution changes
  • Perform routine solution maintenance
  • Maintain solution and operations documentation including system design, deployment plan, operations guide, installation guide and solution drawings
  • Understand all aspects of the solution and its operation and ensure resilience of the solution

Security Engineer Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation.
  • At least 4 years of overall IT experience in areas such as:
    • Managing, securing and troubleshooting Windows operating systems
    • Managing, securing and troubleshooting Microsoft SQL server
    • Managing, securing and troubleshooting Linux operating systems
    • Managing, securing and troubleshooting network devices from a command line.
  • At least 2 years of experience in implementing, operating, maintaining, supporting and troubleshooting one or more of the following security technologies that gather information on installed software and configuration settings/security hardening:
    • IBM BigFix/Tivoli Endpoint Manager
    • RES One Workspace
    • McAfee Policy Auditor
    • McAfee Application Control
    • Tenable Nessus/Nessus Agents
    • RSA Archer eGRC
    • CA PAM/Xceedium
    • CyberArk
    • SailPoint
    • Splunk Enterprise

Security Engineer Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP networks


Job Location: Reston, VA

Position Type: Full Time/ Regular

All candidates must be clearable.

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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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