Defense Point Security
  • Baltimore, 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 a Security Lead/CDM Engineer in Baltimore, MD.

Security Lead/CDM Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical direction to engineers in implementing cyber security solutions.
  • Responsible for the integration of new cyber security solutions into existing customer environments with minimal end-user impact and no downtime.
  • Ensure products and systems comply with requirements, government information assurance, cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods such as testing.
  • Assess performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures.
  • Participate in design reviews to ensure integration requirements are understood and sufficient for a successful implementation and transition to Agency control.
  • Review & validate test plans and procedures and ensure they truly test the requirements.
  • Produce high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and operations officials.
  • Work closely with the customer operations and security teams and IT service providers to install and configure cyber security products to defend, monitor, and alert security operations or other key security personnel.
  • Validate proposed solutions in a virtual lab environment including proof of concept.

Security Lead/CDM Engineer Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • BA/BS degree
  • 8 years of IT experience
  • 4 years of cyber security experience implementing network security or endpoint security technologies.
  • Experience leading integration teams and working independently on multiple tasks while overseeing team members of differing skill levels.
  • Experience in the application of security engineering principles and best practices within a Federal or corporate environment.
  • Understanding and application of IT security operations principles and best practices within a Federal environment.
  • Experience interacting with change management stakeholders.
  • Experience developing a Concept of Operations and security design.
  • Understanding and application of network security principles and best practices with a Federal environment.
  • Understanding of the modern cyber security stack (tools such as Splunk, EnCase, Nessus, McAfee Endpoint Security, and FireEye), how they function and where they fit in an enterprise security architecture.
  • Understanding of or experience with DevSecOps or Agile methodologies.
  • Experience with the patch management processes and tools.
  • Experience with IT process optimization, development and implementation.
  • CISSP certification preferred, additional certifications desirable

Job Location: Baltimore, MD

Position Type: Full Time/ Regular

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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