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!
DPS is seeking a Lead Cyber Security Architect in Washington, D.C. with an active Top Secret level security clearance.
Assist the client in creating a modern and integrated enterprise security architecture which incorporates a thorough monitoring and incident response strategy.
Use an understanding of cloud and on premise environments to build an architecture integrating multiple environments and across multiple classified enclaves.
Research and benchmark security infrastructure technologies as it relates to the organization. Identify and recommend mitigation actions for security risks as they relate to enterprise projects.
Produce management reporting, including appropriate metrics that inform the government about information risk.
Provide information security subject matter expertise to technology teams and projects.
Evaluate and recommend security software/hardware and its integration into existing architecture.
This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation
10 years of experience in technical roles in Information Assurance or cybersecurity
Demonstrated experience with securing large and complex environments, such as data centers or other industrial spaces.
Demonstrated experience leading security design and architecture reviews of large applications, systems, and networks
Demonstrated subject matter expertise in at least one of the following (1) Windows and Active Directory, (2) networking/routing/switching and/or applications based on .NET, C or C#
Demonstrated experience navigating businesses / organizations through complex risk decisions
Job Location: Washington D.C.
Position Type: Full Time/ Regular
All candidates must be clearable.
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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
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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