Defense Point Security
  • Washington, DC, 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 looking for a Network Security Engineer for a travel position.

Network Security Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional services through various channels, focusing on the legacy BlueCoat ProxySG, Security Analytics platform, SSLv and WSS products
  • Design/architect product implementations
  • Install/Configure/Troubleshoot customer installations
  • Provide oversight and implementation support to customers
  • Perform rack/stack of network and/or storage hardware as needed
  • Design custom rules and configurations for ProxySG and Security Analytics (pcap filters)
  • Create detailed design documentation in Word, Excel, Visio, Powerpoint
  • Conduct and lead status meetings, technical discussions, troubleshooting breakouts, etc.
  • This position requires travel within the continental U.S.

Network Security Engineer Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • 2-5 years of related experience
  • Must be well versed in network engineering principles, have experience in large scale network architectures, with a specific focus on Proxy technology, SSL encryption, and work as a subject matter expert for the end customers
  • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of SSL Certificates
  • Intermediate to Advanced Knowledge Deploying/Troubleshooting BlueCoat Proxy SG
  • ProxySG Performance Monitoring
  • Experience with Policy Tracing
  • Knowledge of Caching Architecture and SGOS Architecture
  • Basic to Intermediate Blue Coat Content Policy Language
  • Advanced knowledge of HTTP behavior i.e. GET POST Cookies
  • Authentication services such as LDAP and Radius
  • Syslog
  • Experience with SSL Intercept
  • Experience with PAC files
  • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge creating and troubleshooting Blue Coat Visual Policy Manager
  • Intermediate Microsoft Active Directory
  • Intermediate Linux Skills
  • Advanced Experience with Windows and Mac SSL Certificate Installation and Browser Configurations

Network Security Engineer Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Secret clearance
  • Dell MD3060 Storage Configuration/Installation 6+ petabytes
  • Linux Fiber Channel configuration
  • Brocade Fiber Channel Switching
  • Intermediate to Advanced Knowledge Deploying/Troubleshooting BlueCoat Security Analytics
  • Gigamon Taps
  • Knowledge of Full Packet Capture


Job Location: Remote / Telework

Position Type: Full Time

Security Requirement: Secret

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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