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 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

 DPS is currently seeking a Sr. Splunk Engineer for a remote opportunity.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist client with Splunk data manipulation, reporting and searching.
  • Perform installation, configuration management, capacity planning, license management, data integration, data transformation, field extraction, event parsing, data preview, and application management of Splunk.
  • Develop, implement and document configuration standards, policies, and procedures for operating, managing and ensuring the security of the Splunk infrastructure.
  • Participate in incident, problem, and change management process related to Splunk.

Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our contractual obligation.
  • Bachelors degree required.
  • 7 years of IT experience.
  • 5 years of Splunk engineering experience.
  • Must be a Splunk Certified Architect.
  • Direct experience designing, building, and maintaining large scale Splunk solutions.
  • Experience with Splunk scalability, capacity planning, distributed setup, search head clustering, and indexer Clustering.
  • Experience with Splunk Enterprise Security (ES).
  • Experience with both Windows and Linux platforms is required and additional hands on experience with appliances is a plus.
  • A solid foundation understanding of networking principals, security best practices and systems administration is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Splunk premium apps such as Enterprise Security, IT Service Intelligence (ITSI), and VMware.
  • Experience with storage technologies, platform administration on Linux and Windows and experience with many of today's security tool sets (IPS/IDS, AV, Firewalls, Switches, etc).
  • Additional security certification such as: CISSP, SANS GIAC, Security+, Network+, Linux+, MCSE, RHCE, CCNA-Security, etc.
  • Experience w/ Linux systems administration.
  • Experience w/ Python programming


Job Location: Remote 

Position Type: FullTime/ 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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