Defense Point Security
  • Bethesda, 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 Jr. Security Engineer in Bethesda, MD.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform Risk Assessment of enterprise grade software
  • Perform Risk Assessment of system designs
  • Draft, contribute to, and review SDLC artifacts
  • Security system design and deployment
  • Security content creation
  • Verify System/ Security waivers
  • Market research
  • Product Assessments
  • Draft and present reports to varied audiences, to include executive or technical
  • Perform virus scans and updates as scheduled
  • Troubleshoot complex issues and provides incident resolution for all related incidents requiring escalated support or subject matter enterprise

Job Requirements:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • 2-4 years Cyber Security experience
  • 2 years Network related experience
  • Strong understanding of the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Strong understanding of enterprise application architecture
  • Strong knowledge of ports and protocols
  • Moderate networking knowledge
  • Moderate Linux administration knowledge

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Security Monitoring experience
  • Data Center architecture knowledge
  • Network architecture knowledge
  • Understanding of PKI, digital certificates, and local Certificate Authorities
  • Scripting experience / ability to write average scripts
  • Industry relevant certification(s)


Job Location: Bethesda, 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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