GuidePoint Security provides trusted cybersecurity expertise, solutions and services that help organizations make better decisions and minimize risk. By taking a three-tiered, holistic approach for evaluating security posture and ecosystems, GuidePoint enables some of the nation's top organizations, such as Fortune 500 companies and U.S. government agencies, to identify threats, optimize resources and integrate best-fit solutions that mitigate risk.
Federal Security Engineers at GuidePoint Security are experienced professionals who are autonomous, experienced, self-driven security fanatics. Our Federal Security Engineers are materially involved in the complete security technologies opportunity lifecycle, from pre-sales through delivery and have the freedom and control over how engagements are scoped and delivered. Our unique position as both a Value-Added Reseller (VAR) AND a professional services organization also requires our Federal Security Engineers to continually expand their knowledge and experience with the latest cutting-edge information security technologies. This helps satisfy our Federal Security Engineers desire to constantly expand their knowledge and better meet the needs of our clients.
Proficiency in multiple security technologies and domains, including: Network Security, Endpoint Security, Analytics, Threat Intel, Cloud Security, Vulnerability Management, Application Security, and general networking/security background.
Proficiency in operating systems including Windows, RHES, CentOS and Ubuntu Linux
Proficient with network security architecture assessments; development of reference architectures
Proficiency in network security architecture and security control design and development experience
Security Engineers work from remote/virtual when not visiting client locations
Expectations for this role is 75% delivery
Preferred: Firewall Technologies (Check Point, Palo Alto), Endpoint Security (Crowdstrike, SentinelOne, Symantec, CarbonBlack), Analytics (Splunk, Exabeam), Threat Intelligence (Digital Shadows, Recorded Future), Vulnerability Management (Tenable, Qualys, Rapid7), Cloud Security (Azure, GCP, AWS), Application Security (Checkmarx, Veracode, Whitehat, Imperva, f5). Other technologies include, Varonis, Demisto, CyberArk, Okta, and f5
Proficiency in security technologies to include BlueCoat ProxySG, BlueCoat CAS, Palo Alto Networks,Cisco ASA, and other similar technology
Proficiency in operating systems including Windows workstation and server operating systems, RHES, CentOS and Ubuntu Linux
Proficiency with PowerShell or Phyton scripting language
Understanding of basic networking concepts including IP addressing (IPv4 and IPv6), arp, ICMP, TCP, UDP.
Proficiency in defending attacks utilizing security technologies, including web application firewalls, anti-DDoS technologies, advanced anti-malware solutions and network forensics and visibility solutions
Knowledge of industry standards including ISO 27000 series, NIST 800-53 (ICD 503) and other industry related security standards Knowledge of Federal policies and regulations for Information System Security (eg. NIST 800-53, FISMA, CDM, ICS directives) Information Systems architecture and security control design and development experience
Knowledge and understanding of Federal certifications, accreditations, and onsite processes
Possess a current Security relevant certification or similar certification
Possess a current equivalent DoD 8750 IAT 2 certification and needed secondary Cyber Security DoD 8570 certification or IASAE level 3
Candidate must maintain the ability to work for various federal customers some of which may require security clearances and at a minimum a Public Trust.
Ability to perform security analysis, development and implementation of security policies, standards and guidelines
Ability to quickly explore, examine and understand complex security problems and how it affects a customer's business
Ability to listen and collaborate with audiences ranging from IT administrators to executive level stakeholders to help deliver solutions
Self-motivated and self-educating, yet willing and able to work collaboratively with both customers and fellow engineers
Well organized with a healthy sense of urgency, able to set; communicate; and meet aggressive deadlines with competing priorities
Experience with security and operational related use cases is desired
The ability to travel regionally up to 10-25%
This position is remote working from a home office when not required to be at a client site or Corporate office.
GuidePoint Security is a rapidly growing, profitable, privately-held value added reseller that focuses exclusively on Information Security. Since its inception in 2011, GuidePoint has grown to over 200 employees, established strategic partnerships with leading security vendors, and serves as a trusted advisor to more than 1,000 clients.
Firmly-defined core values drive all aspects of the business, which have been paramount to the company's success and establishment of an enjoyable workplace atmosphere. At GuidePoint, your colleagues are knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced and will seek to collaborate and provide mentorship and guidance at every opportunity.
This is a unique and rare opportunity to grow your career along with one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.
Some added perks.
MacBook Air or Pro
Healthy mobile phone and home internet allowance
100% employer-paid medical and dental with generous employer family contributions
Eligibility for retirement plan after 2 months at open enrollment
Equal Opportunity Employer
GuidePoint Security, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.