Defense Point Security
  • Annapolis Junction, MD, 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 Annapolis Junction, MD.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of one or more security technologies including design, implementation, operations & maintenance
  • Interface with project managers regarding schedule and level of effort of the above activities
  • Identify and troubleshoot client-server, application or integration issues, escalating to SMEs and vendors/OEMs only when appropriate
  • Build and manage one or more security technologies and validate changes in a virtual lab environment
  • Engage the change management process to implement production changes
  • Perform operations and maintenance including application patches, hotfixes, break/fix, etc.
  • Develop and maintain documentation including designs, drawings, deployment plans, installation guides, job aids and operation and maintenance guides
  • Understand all aspects of the technologies and its operation and ensure resilience of the solutions.

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • BS/BA degree in information systems, computer science or related field
  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • 7 years overall IT experience in areas such as:
    • Managing, securing and troubleshooting Windows operating systems
    • Managing, securing and troubleshooting Microsoft SQL server
    • Managing, securing and troubleshooting Linux operating systems
    • Managing, securing and troubleshooting network devices from a command line
    • Troubleshooting and resolving client-server issues in a TCP/IP network environment
  • 3 years experience implementing, operating, maintaining, supporting and troubleshooting one or more of the following security technologies that gather information on installed software and configuration settings/security hardening:
    • File Integrity Monitoring/Tripwire
    • Database Monitoring
    • API Gateway/SSL Management - F5 Big IP Appliance
    • Log Management
    • CyberArk

Desired Qualifications:

  • A desire and eagerness to continually learn and take on new challenges.
  • Must be able to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team, share workloads, and accommodate shifts in project priorities.
  • Strong analytical, communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills.
  • Effective time management skills.


Job Location: Annapolis Junction, MD 

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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