Defense Point Security
  • Alexandria, VA, 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 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 cybersecurity.  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 a Security Architect in Fairfax, VA.

Security Architect Job Responsibilities:

  • Direct DPS' capabilities/contract(s) of multiple customers, sectors, Agencies, etc.
  • Plan, create and support cyber solutions for a variety of enterprises and information security ecosystems; educate DPS staff on improved processes
  • Determine security requirements through the evaluation of business strategies and requirements
  • Review architectures and platforms to enhance DPS capabilities, as well as, identify integration issues with current services, technologies, and procedures
  • Manage the overall evolution of the DPS Service Line Offerings (Cyber Defense, Cyber IA, Security Engineering & Architecture, and Cyber Operations) to ensure all business goals, objectives, and revenue targets are reached
  • Be knowledgeable of specific customer, sector, Agency etc. to track any new business opportunities and aid in the capture and solutioning of any new business opportunity that exist within the specified DPS Service Line capability
  • Provide appropriate support to proposals and function as the Subject Matter Expert for each DPS Service Line business vertical
  • Work with DPS Service Line Vice Presidents to identify qualified resources to expand each offering in support of daily business operations

Security Architect Job Requirements:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent years of experience
  • 5 years managing, operating or supporting an Information Assurance, Security Operations, and/or Engineering programs, architecting and supporting a wide variety of security tools for monitoring a large-scale enterprise environment
  • Demonstrable ability to craft responses to proposals, as well as perform implementation work as required


Job Location: Fairfax, VA

Position Type: Full Time/ 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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