Defense Point Security
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • Full Time

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 Cybersecurity A&A Consultant in San Antonio, TX with an active Secret level Security Clearance

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads DOD cybersecurity processes while either authorizing an information system or serving as a SME for an information system undergoing authorization.
  • Serves cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) with regards to Authorization of information systems and all associated cybersecurity policies and procedures
    Guides definition of security objectives and system-level performance requirements.
  • Oversees and 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.
  • Leads the establishment of strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation of systems.
  • Determine the applicable severity value for an identified vulnerability (e.g., non-compliant security control), and determines the possible ramifications on the system's current or future authorization

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires U.S. citizenship due to federal contractual obligations
  • 5 years of relevant C&A/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.
  • DOD Secret Clearance.
  • DOD 8570.01 IAT level III: ISC2 CISSP

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) experience
  • Computing Environment Certifications required by Client

Job Location: San Antonio, TX

Position Type: FullTime/ Regular

All candidates must be clearable.

To see other locations please see the Information Security  Career Menu on defpoint.com

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 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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