Defense Point Security
  • Washington, DC, 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 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 Splunk Engineer in Washington D.C.

Splunk Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide design, architecture, build, configuration, implementation, and operations support to establish a Splunk solution for the project.
  • Build and deploy a Splunk Enterprise Security solution within a cloud hosted environment.
  • Work closely with Technical architecture and Operations teams to define and document the solution components (infrastructure, Splunk ES, log sources, etc.) and related configuration.
  • Support the Splunk ES installation and configuration and build automation activities.
  • Support log source analysis and rationalization.
  • Provide Splunk administration and troubleshooting support after initial deployment.
  • Support creation of Splunk ES dashboards.

Splunk Engineer Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligations.
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1-3 years of Splunk Enterprise Security operations, administration experience
  • 1-3 years Red Hat Linux administration experience
  • 3-5 years Splunk Enterprise Security solution build, configuration, and deployment experience

Splunk Engineer Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with operating Splunk ES in a cloud-hosted environment
  • Familiarity with Ansible, Tower and build automation

Job Location: Washington, D.C. 

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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