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 Cloud Cyber Architect in Reston, VA.

Cloud Cyber Architect Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, build and implement enterprise-class security solutions within a multi-tenant cloud environment to support 40+ federal agencies.
  • Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy.
  • Identify and communicate current and emerging security threats.
  • Design security architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge.
  • Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements.
  • Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements.
  • Use current programming language and technologies to write code, complete programming and perform testing and debugging of applications.
  • Networking, specially routing and switching architectures.

Cyber Architect Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation.
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 10 years of experience managing cyber architecture teams on projects similar to the size, scope, and complexity of enterprise level environments up to including multi tenant.
  • 6 years of experience working with Security Authorization requirements, developing and enhancing the security risk posture, and analysis and reporting of IT security metrics.
  • 4 years of experience in security policy and emerging cyber security technologies.

Cyber Architect Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • One of the following certifications: ISC2 CISSP, CCIE Security, VCP Data Center, ITIL v3 Foundations.
  • Prior DHS's CDM Experience is a plus.
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  • Experience developing cyber security solutions across a diverse and heterogeneous IT environment, including the following:
  • Technical leadership in Enterprise Architecture (EA), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), and IT Service Delivery to multiple U.S. Government Agencies.
  • Demonstrated experience in security solution design using existing and emerging technologies to achieve enterprise solutions.
  • Experience developing cyber security solutions delivered to multiple entities from a cloud environment.
  • Experience with migration from on-premise systems to the cloud, and workload migration from one cloud service provider to another highly preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in at least one type of scripting / programming language

Job Location: Reston, VA 

Position Type: FullTime/ Regular

All candidates must be clearable.

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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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