Defense Point Security
  • Alexandria, 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 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 currently seeking a JR Splunk Administrator in Arlington, VA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate and maintain Splunk environment including Splunk Enterprise Security and patching across 2000+ Universal Forwarders and 20+ Core Splunk Servers
  • Build, support, and maintain an enterprise Splunk solution to provide SIEM and Log Analytics
  • Provide understanding of Splunk event management tool expertise, working closely with other Tech Arch Support resources to service Incidents and Service requests
  • Implement and update operational processes as defined for daily, weekly, and monthly tasks
  • Update documentation related to the Splunk solution for the project as necessary
  • Work with the Splunk Team to enforce existing Splunk standards across environments and implementations
  • Deliver minor enhancements to the solution as defined and maintain the solution keeping it secure, patched, and version maintenance
  • Design, build, deploy, and maintain Splunk Apps as requested by the client and internal technology teams

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
  • 2 years of Cyber IT experience
  • 1 -2 years of Splunk experience and must possess advanced skills in both Splunk, Splunk Enterprise Security and Security Information & Event Management (SIEM)
  • Demonstrate proficient level skills in Redhat Linux and Security Operations
  • Working knowledge of Cyber Security industry and defense in depth strategies
  • Understand customer requirements; design and implement appropriate Splunk solutions
  • Experience preseningt Splunk solution demonstrations and deployment methodologies
  • Work with the customers to ensure they are leveraging the solution and achieving success
  • Derive and disseminate best practices to help drive customer adoption of Splunk products and services
  • Best practices development and implementation support

Job Location: Arlington, 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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