Defense Point Security
  • North Charleston, SC, 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 Engineer in Charleston, SC with an active Secret security clearance.

Security Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide functional and technical expertise supporting a wide range of DoD Business IT and Health IT systems.
  • Systems will range from security systems, network systems, data center systems, clinical platform systems, database systems, business platform systems, routing systems to client-server applications, employing interactive and batch processes to customized web-based solutions, and operating in a distributed or standalone environment.
  • Provide expertise in supporting and complying with enterprise initiatives.
  • Provide expertise in supporting and complying with centrally-managed enterprise processes and technologies.

Security Engineer Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred but not required
  • 3 years of overall IT experience
  • 1+ year of experience directly supporting Computer Network Defense (CND), Information Assurance (IA) or Information Security (IS)
  • DOD approved 8570 certifications required or must be obtained within the first six months
  • Experience supporting a vulnerability management program including performing vulnerability assessments, interpreting results, verifying false positives and maintaining the scan infrastructure
  • Experience with several technologies including:
    • McAfee ePO/Host Based Security System (HBSS)
    • DOD ACAS/Tenable Nessus & SecurityCenter
    • SIEM technologies such as Splunk, ArcSight, etc.
    • Scripting
    • Database technologies
  • Ability to present and document complex technical risks or concepts into concise terms for briefing of project management or senior executives


Job Location: Charleston, SC

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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