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 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 currently seeking a qualified candidate to fulfill a role as an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) in Washington, DC. You will work alongside the DevOps team to identify security deficiencies and recommend corrective actions. The work performed will assist in the development of security enhancements for the online form submission process and broader security engineering efforts.

ISSO Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform an audit of the existing DevOps pipeline and development processes to identify potential security shortcomings.
  • Review system configurations and process to ensure the system is compliant with all required security controls as defined by agency policies.
  • Review system configurations to ensure they are in accordance with agency hardening guidelines.
  • Review proposed change requests related to system design/configuration and perform security impact analysis.
  • Review monthly vulnerability scan reports and track and address weaknesses in POA&Ms as needed

ISSO Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation.
  • 5 years of related experience.
  • Experience in engineering IT systems (Linux, Windows), as well as working knowledge of current technologies.
  • Ability to learn an application environment in order to update or create supported security documentation.
  • Practical knowledge of Federal IT Security laws (FISMA, etc.), regulations, and processes (NIST RMF, etc.).

Job Location: Washington D.C. 

Position Type: FullTime/ Regular

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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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