Job: Senior Security Consultant in Washington, DC / Virtual

GuidePoint Security LogoThis challenging position from GuidePoint Security looks to be very flexible and provides great benes however 40% travel might be a little much for some. But if you want to see lots of places and meet lots of people … maybe this is the job for you. The benefits package includes 100% coverage on healthcare (don’t see that too often) with lots of goodies (e.g., MBA/MBP and an iPhone). They seem to be looking for a jack-of-all-trades type security person so I see this as the type of job where if you don’t know it, you better be willing to learn on-the-fly. They also encourage speaking at conferences so that may be a plus for some. The company has been around for a year and is based in Reston, VA. It might be a chance to get in on the ground floor…

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Senior Security Consultant


Washington, DC / Virtual

Company Name

GuidePoint Security

Job Description

Senior Security Consultants at GuidePoint Security are experienced professionals who are autonomous, experienced, self-driven security fanatics. Our Senior Security Consultants are materially involved in the complete professional services 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 Senior Security Consultants to continually expand their knowledge and experience with the latest cutting-edge information security technologies. This helps satisfy our Senior Security Consultants desire to constantly expand their knowledge and better meet the needs of our clients.

Travel & Office Location

  • Approximately 40% out-of-town travel to client locations is typical for Senior Security Consultants
  • Senior Security Consultants work from home when not visiting client locations

Benefits & Technical Perks

  • Choice of MacBook Air or MacBook Pro
  • Apple iPhone 4S with mobile hotspot functionality
  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental and vision insurance for employee, with generous employer family contributions
  • Eligibility for retirement plan after 6 months
  • Competitive salary dependent on experience



  • Proficiency in Information Security tools such as Nessus, Kismet, Nmap, Burp, Netsparker, WebInspect, AppScan, Qualys, Nexpose, Core Impact, Metasploit and manual techniques to exploit vulnerabilities (both network and application layers)
  • Proficiency in operating systems including Windows 2003 & 2008 R2, Windows XP and 7, RHES and Ubuntu Linux
  • Proficiency in manually testing for Application Security specific vulnerabilities such as those included in the OWASP Top 10(SQL Injection, Cross-site Scripting, etc.)
  • Knowledge of industry standards including ISO27000 series, NIST 800-42 & 800-53 and other industry related security standards
  • Information Systems architecture and security control design and development experience
  • Knowledge of Industry Regulations, e.g.,Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), Payment Card Industry (PCI), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)


  • Experience with application source-code security reviews
  • Experience with programming languages such as Java, C, C++, C#, Python, Ruby and .NET
  • Forensic & Incident Response experience
  • Mobile security experience
  • PCI DSS Industry experience
  • Educational & Professional Credentials
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of consulting experience in the Information Security industry OR as a technical lead for an internal Information Security program
  • Professional certifications such as CEH, CPT, CISM, CISSP, GIAC, GSEC and QSA
  • Conference speaking experience is strongly preferred

About GuidePoint Security

GuidePoint Security provides customized, innovative and valuable information security solutions that enable commercial and federal organizations to more successfully achieve their security and business goals.

Follow-Up Contact Information

For additional information and to apply, head on over to its requisition on LinkedIn.


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