Defense Point Security
  • Reston, VA, 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 RSA Archer Engineer in Reston, VA.

RSA Archer Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance in all aspects of the successful installation, operation and maintenance of one or more instances of Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) multi-tenant Dashboard (based on RSA Archer)
  • Provide technical support for the Dashboard solution including monitoring performance of dashboard queries, accuracy of data elements in the dashboard, and availability of data feeds through the Integration layer (Informatica) to include troubleshooting performance issues
  • Implement new Dashboard versions when they are released. Validate data feeds from Integration layer and proper functionality of Dashboard features after deployment
  • Identify/communicate any potential weaknesses in the integration of the Dashboard solution that could impact the Continuous Monitoring as a Service (CMaaS) solution
  • Identify and document workflows conforming to the Dashboard and DHS 4300 A security practices
  • Design, configure and deploy IdentityIQ to connect to data sources on diverse agency networks. Integrate IdentityIQ data with multiple external databases and applications.
  • Work with multiple government agencies to identify unique requirements and characteristics and translate them into the design of the overall solution.
  • Operate and maintain RSA Archer-based CDM Dashboard
  • Operate and maintain a SailPoint implementation that provides services to multiple customer Agencies
  • Escalate technical issues to the engineering team and RSA Archer / SailPoint Tier-III support, as needed
  • Create application documentation, drawings, how-to guides and other deliverables for both training and tool maintenance. Prepare technical designs with Visio diagrams and detailed descriptions.
  • Provide briefings to DHS and Agency customers regarding architectural best practices on an as-needed basis

RSA Archer Engineer Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5-8 years of experience in Information Technology
  • 3+ years of hands on RSA Archer
  • 2 years of direct experience implementing and supporting RSA Archer eGRC and Microsoft SQL in Government customer environments
  • Experience with RSA Archer 6.X
  • Experience with creation and maintenance of Data Feeds for data integration
  • Experienced in back-end Archer operations with Control Panel, Job Engine plugin, and best practices for RSA Archer server maintenance
  • Experience with Windows Server 2012/2016 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
  • Experience with scripting using bash, Python or Tcl/Expect.
  • Understanding of the IdentityIQ and RSA Archer database schema.
  • Experience with FISMA, NIST, security and Section 508 accessibility standards
  • Experience with auditing practices, processes and methodologies
  • Knowledge of integrated security system architecture
  • Core competency of network design concepts and operation
  • In-depth experience with general IT security concepts, network security and monitoring
  • Experience/knowledge of security-based software applications and tools
  • Experience presenting material to senior management level and proficiency in the use of
    Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) dashboard technologies
  • SQL knowledge a plus

Job Location: Reston, VA 

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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