Defense Point Security
  • Arlington, 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 Cyber Threat SME in Germantown, MD with occasional travel to Arlington, VA with an active Top Secret security clearance.

Cyber Threat SME Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop a cyber threat program to augment cyber security operations capabilities
  • Develop, document, and provide training for cyber threat related processes
  • Establish and expand collaboration with the cyber threat community
  • Assess and advise on technologies to facilitate and support cyber threat activities
  • Assess, document, and advise on security monitoring capabilities, procedures, and supporting systems
  • Assess, document, and advise on incident response capabilities, procedures, and supporting systems
  • Assess, document, and advise on malware analysis and malware reverse engineering practices
  • Develop business cases to demonstrate value of cyber threat related services
  • Establish meaningful metrics and reporting that provide value and insight to cyber practitioners

Cyber Threat SME Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligations
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 10 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience performing security monitoring, incident response and working with and applying cyber threat intelligence
  • Experience security operations leadership experience
  • Prior experience participating in intelligence community cyber working groups
  • Experience performing cyber threat research
  • Experience developing business cases
  • Penetrating testing experience desired

Job Location: Germantown, MD

Position Type: Full-Time/ Regular

Security Clearance: Top Secret

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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