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 currently seeking a Cloud Security Assessor in Washington, DC with an active Secret security clearance.

Cloud Security Assessor Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform a current state readiness study and review of the customer's on-premises cloud capabilities and provide them with an assessment.
  • Review existing customer infrastructure and security documentation, performing interviews of key personnel, and reviewing technical control implementations of the existing on-premises IaaS or PaaS Cloud environment.
  • Document the detailed design implementation recommendations/solutions in the roadmap for the identified gaps in the customer's on-premises IaaS or PaaS Cloud Services that will allow the Agency to meet industry best practices.

Cloud Security Assessor Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 8 years of IT experience
  • 6 years of Security Assessor experience
  • 3 years experience conducting and reviewing ATO packages for Cloud environments.
  • 3 years experience implementing NIST 800-53 rev.4 security controls in a Cloud environment for the Federal Government.

Cloud Security Assessor Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years experience with Cloud Architecture requirements necessary to provide public, private, or hybrid Cloud services.
  • Experience designing security architecture solutions within Cloud Service Provider environments (e.g. AWS, Azure).
  • At least one recognized security professional certification such as CISSP, CISM, Security+, CEH, and GIAC.

Job Location: Washington D.C. 

Position Type: FullTime/ Regular

Security Clearance: Secret

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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 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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