Defense Point Security
  • Atlanta, GA, 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 Automation Engineer in Atlanta, GA.

Security Automation Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop solutions to automate Cybersecurity process, which would involve hands-on coding in Python primarily but not restricted to only Python. Training will be offering on how to build playbooks and how to use the technology but the expectation is the Solution Engineer will have a very high aptitude for learning and scripting languages.
  • Deploy CyberSponse platform at the customer location, involving troubleshooting in Linux OS as needed.
  • Enhance the customer experience by troubleshooting issues, collecting data, obtain detailed requirements, designing and implementing innovative solutions for a diverse range of customers.
  • Develop integrations between the CyberSponse platform and other Cybersecurity tools.
  • Debugg, troubleshooting UI/UX issues using developer tools.
  • Debugg, troubleshooting backend issues involving "CRUD" based operations.
  • Ability to manage time well to successfully complete projects on time
  • Ability to work well within a team environment and independently
  • Work closely with Product Management and R&D to develop future product direction and strategy, providing valuable input from "the field."

Security Automation Engineer Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science Preferred
  • 5 years of IT experience.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP based network protocols
  • Experience diagnosing connection-related issues and Rest-API protocols
  • Technical support or development Experience with:
    • Cyber Security Frameworks
    • 3+ years of Python experience
    • Hands-on IT knowledge with REST and SOAP APIs
    • Strong Scripting knowledge & Experience
    • Basic understanding of Application Integration

Security Automation Engineer Preferred Qualifications:

  • Top Secret security clearance
  • Principle knowledge of JS, CSS browser-based application construction, understanding of Linux OS
    and browser distinctions
  • Experience in data structures, database management/maintenance using PostgreSQL and MongoDB
  • Strong experience in Web Services and using Python API's
  • Knowledge of Django framework
  • Experienced in working with various Python Integrated Development Environments like IDLE,
    PyCharm, Atom, Eclipse, PyDev and Sublime Text.
  • Experience with Python requests library during the development lifecycle
  • Deep understanding of HTTP methods and RESTful architecture
  • Good knowledge in maintaining various version controls systems such as GIT, SVN, CVN and
    Source Tree.
  • Understanding of security and compliance requirements

Job Location: Atlanta, GA

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
  • 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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