Defense Point Security
  • San Antonio, TX, 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 an IA Consultant in San Antonio, TX.

IA Consultant Job Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a Cyber Security practitioner with regards to Authorization of information systems and all associated cybersecurity policies and procedures.
  • Guides and executes definition of security objectives and system-level performance requirements.
  • Validates secure systems, tests security products/systems to detect computer and information security weaknesses.
  • Conducts the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results and preparation of required reports.
  • Conducts the periodic review of each system's A&A package and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed.
  • Guides the development of integrated system solutions ensuring proprietary/confidential data and systems are protected.
  • Executes the establishment of strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation of systems.
  • Required to brief customer on the progress or results of an information system undergoing the authorization process.

IA Consultant Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5 years of relevant A&A experience; Risk Management Framework (RMF) and NIST 800-53 assessment experience
  • 5 years relevant experience in assessing security controls and conducting authorization reviews for large, complex organizations
  • Must be fully versed in the general tenets supporting the overall DOD implementation of its authorization process, to include supporting cybersecurity policy, procedures and processes

IA Consultant Preferred Qualifications:

  • One of the following certifications: CISSP, CISA, CISM
  • 1 -2 years' experience with Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)


Job Location: San Antonio, TX

Position Type: FullTime/ Regular

All candidates must be clearable.

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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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