Cyber Security Engineer #2018-119

Defense Point Security Springfield , VA 22156

Posted Yesterday

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 Cyber Security Engineer with a TS/SCI in Springfield, VA


Cyber Security Engineer

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work on various network types of equipment and related devices from a security protection emphasis to include installing; troubleshooting; modifying; testing.

  • Can independently build test network or system prototypes, performing equipment set-up, testing, and participating in test report writing.

  • The ability to develop attack programs to verify security assurance and weakness capability.

  • Gather and organize technical information about an organization's missions, goals, and requirements, existing security products, and ongoing programs in the IA arena.

  • Perform a variety of routine project tasks applied to specialized technology problems.

  • Integrate electronic processes or methodologies to resolve total system problems, or technology problems as they relate to IA requirements.

  • Conduct security assessments and security consulting services.

  • Analyze information security requirements. Performs certification for C&A processes for the accreditation of systems.

  • Perform vulnerability analysis and assessment using either government or commercial off-the-shelf technologies.

Cyber Security Engineer

Basic Qualifications:
  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation

  • Bachelors Degree

  • 3 years of related experience

  • Knowledge of Common Criteria Language, and FIPS 140 standards

  • Experience managing/configuring firewalls

Cyber Security Engineer

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Host Based Security System (HBSS)

  • Experience building attack programs to verify security assurance and weakness capability

  • Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS)

Job Location: Springfield, VA

Position Type: Full Time/ Regular

All candidates must be clearable.

To see other locations please see the Security Engineering Career Menu on defpoint.com

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 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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