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

Defense Point Security is currently seeking a Program Manger in Washington D.C.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the performance of Contract personnel, identifying any degraded quality of service, and notify the Government Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) of corrective actions.
  • Manage the scope, schedule and cost of the program with the client.
  • Ensure the quality of service delivered under this contract meets requirements designated in the Quality Assurance Plan.
  • Ensure reporting requirements and all other supporting documentation are adhered to and delivered in accordance with guidelines and specifications as set forth in this Statement of Work.
  • Maintain a master schedule for SOC/CSIRC projects and activities:
  • Baseline schedules that identify schedules slippage.
  • Resource mapping to projects and activities (contract personnel assigned).
  • Critical path identification for high-priority projects as designated by various government leadership.
  • Provide weekly status reports to the Government COR that include individual project schedules with weekly progress tracking, status of ongoing activities, issues, recommendations for problem resolution, and upcoming projects/activities.
  • Deliver weekly project/activity quad charts for client reporting and meeting with the COR on a monthly or ad hoc basis.
  • Facilitate the coordination of meetings.
  • Manage the financial performance of the contract and submit financial reports such as invoices, travel expenses, etc. to the client.

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligations
  • The PM shall have experience managing IT Programs
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 10 years project/program management experience, 7 years must be security-related
  • Must have or be able to attain the following: CISSP, Project Management Professional (PMP) or industry certification related to security and/or incident response (e.g., Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH), GIAC)


Job Location: Washington, D.C.

Position Type: FullTime/ 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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