Defense Point Security
  • Fairfax, 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 Software Automation Developer for a remote opportunity.

Software Automation Developer Job Responsibilities:

  • Assess DPS Automation and Innovation projects and develop them to completion. You will work closely with other members of the DPS A&I team to solve problems, provide input to the system design process, and bring new products to fruition.
  • Work with major technologies, frameworks, environments and methodologies including the following:
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, and other Linux Distributions.
    • Python, Node.js, and various front-end technologies.
    • Splunk, Elasticsearch, and other Big Data platforms.
    • Puppet, Salt, and similar orchestration solutions.
    • Amazon AWS and similar cloud and virtualization environments.
  • At times you will work in a "DevOps" role to provide high-level support to products we create.
  • In addition, you will self-manage and find yourself in situations where you play roles beyond that of a traditional developer, performing work in DevOps, Data Science, Architectural positions, and software trainer.

Software Automation Developer Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • 3+ Years of experience
  • Knowledge of many of the following programming and information security disciplines:
    • Virtualization
    • System development
    • Three-tiered application model
    • Version control systems (Git)
    • Relational database modeling
    • Cloud computing
    • Security monitoring practices
    • Unix or Linux shell environments
    • Security signature generation methods and techniques
    • Event flows (i.e. Syslog)
    • IDS (i.e. Palo Alto, SourceFire, Snort, etc)
    • Security Information Event Management (SIEM)
    • Log management tools (i.e. Splunk)
    • Vulnerability assessment tools (i.e. Tripwire)
    • Network analysis / sniffer tools
  • Experience working in an enterprise environment


Job Location: Remote

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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