Defense Point Security
  • Woodlawn, MD, USA
  • Full Time

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

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 currently seeking a Supply Chain Risk Assessment (SCRA) analyst in Woodlawn, MD with an active Top Secret level Security Clearance.

SCRA Job Responsibilities:

  • Research and document information that could indicate a cyber-risk. Examples of potential cyber risks: Foreign government ownership or influence of a company listed in the solicitation response, criminal activity, corporate officers at risk for blackmail, corporate officers with close foreign ties, quality control issues, missing security controls, security incidents.
  • Research and validate the responses to the contract solicitation using both classified and unclassified/public information sources. Classified sources will include TOP SECRET information sources.
  • If classified material is found the report will be properly marked and transmitted to a secure email address which will be provided by the client.
  • Document all research using PDF or screen images.
  • When researching company ownership, the SCRA analyst will research the entire company family tree listing owners at each level.
    e.g. Company A (company named in the solicitation)
    Company B is a shareholder in company A
    Company C is a shareholder in Company B
    Company D is a shareholder in company C and the root company in the ownership tree)
  • The SCRA analyst will not assign a level of risk, the analyst will only document that there something could pose a risk. The client will determine the risk level.

SCRA Job Requirements:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligations.
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1 year of related experience
  • Must have a Top Secret clearance and access to the classified Intelligence community and DoD information.
  • Must be familiar with the cyber threat environment including the cyber threat posed by foreign governments.
  • SCRA analyst must be proficient in research and investigative work.
  • If research discloses provided information may be incorrect, the SCRA analyst will document the discrepancy.

Job Location: Woodlawn, MD  

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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