Defense Point Security
  • San Antonio, TX, 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 San Antonio, TX.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with a highly skilled team focused on implementing and operating next generation security solutions for government clients.
  • Perform hands on evaluation, implementation, and operation of leading security Cyber defense tools and technologies and apply defense-in-depth strategies in large and complex networks to rapidly identify vulnerabilities and threats, prioritize response actions, and develop effective countermeasures.
  • Apply thought leadership in a highly collaborative and innovative work environment to solve complex security challenges.

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligations.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience designing, implementing, configuring, and operating information security continuous monitoring concepts and tools.
  • 3-5 years of experience with performing systems administration in Windows, Linux, and VMware environments, including performing installation and configuration, monitoring system performance and availability, performing upgrades, and troubleshooting.
  • 2-4 years RSA Archer, RSA Netwitness or Carbon Black

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hand on experience working with one or more of the following tools:
  • RSA Security Analytics
  • Net Witness
  • Splunk, including Splunk for Enterprise Security
  • RSA Archer
  • SourceFire FirePower/Snort
  • McAfee ePO, HIPS
  • FireEye NX, EX, HX
  • Carbon Black
  • Palo Alto FW
  • Cisco FW
  • Checkpoint FW
  • Tipping Point IDS/IPS
  • Symantec Endpoint
  • Tenable Nessus
  • DB Networks
  • Tripwire Enterprise
  • McAfee SolidCore
  • Okta (Identity Mgmt)
  • AirWatch
  • Advanced networking knowledge (TCP/IP, general switch operation, theory, etc.)


Job Location: San Antonio, TX 

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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