Defense Point Security
  • Springfield, 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 currently seeking a Cyber Team Lead in Springfield, VA with an active TS/SCI security clearance.

Cyber Team Lead Job Responsibilities:

  • Technical lead for a team to organize and analyze cyber-security data including Directives and policies to deliver meaningful risk, compliance and security posture reports and recommendations based on this analysis; evaluate and update policies, and communicate security information to the customer community.
  • Lead team of cyber professionals to employ industry standard cyber and data science techniques to analyze data and provide statistical predictive analysis and recommendations. Use existing enterprise management and security tools (XACTA, ACAS, etc.) to collect and analyze data and generate visualizations/dashboards for agency leadership and other stakeholders.

Cyber Team Lead Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation.
  • Master's Degree in appropriate field (Or 10 years total experience).
  • 7 years of related experience.
  • DoD 8570 IAM III Certification.
  • Experience in security concepts and implementation, incident response concepts and implementation, Cyber Intelligence concepts and implementation, etc.
  • Experience studying, analyzing, evaluating, designing and improving cyber security programs and business processes .

Cyber Team Lead Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in cyber business intelligence, analytics, visualization with 1 year of experience.
  • Experience with IC and DoD cyber security mandates, FISMA and risk management tools such as XACTA. 1 year of experience.
  • Certifications such as SANS Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) or Certified Incident Handler (GCIH, (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Job Location: Springfield, VA

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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