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 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 Cybersecurity Lead in Washington D.C.

Cybersecurity Lead Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide over site of all security operation activities and serve as the point of contact for all security activities on for the account.
  • Personnel on-boarding
  • Audit, Compliance, and Client Data Protection
  • Security Engineering
  • Tier 1/2 Incident Response
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Financial Services servicing and collections security compliance (e.g., adherence to Dodd-Frank, etc.)
  • The lead will be responsible for reporting directly to account leadership about the status of security operations, security posture, and security roadmap for the account.

Cybersecurity Lead Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligations.
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years of experience with Security Operations Management
  • 3+ years of experience with federal security audit and compliance management, vulnerability management operations and security incident management

Cybersecurity Lead Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting financial services security industry
  • AWS Cloud Security experience
  • DHS Continuous Diagnostic and Monitoring (CDM)

 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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