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HBSS Engineer ( R-00081376 )


Applications Engineer



Alexandria, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Leidos has a current job opportunity for an HBSS Engineer on the DISA GSM-O program in Alexandria, VA. An active Secret security clearance is required prior to start.

Job Description:
This position provides support to the HBSS Lead in operating and maintaining McAfee software and clients for organizations supported by the JSP. Activities that this position performs include performing systems analysis, modifying / updating systems based on results of analysis, deployment of application and tools, performing testing of deployed application and tools, and communicating updates to HBSS Lead and customers as required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide HBSS support to various organizations across the National Capital Region

  • Complete the following key functions for HBSS deployments across JSP’s area of responsibility

  • Provide performance tuning to systems and troubleshoot HBSS components which span a large and complex environment

  • Provide solution engineering support to ensure systems and components meet current and future standards

  • Install updates to McAfee software as released and in compliance with STIG requirements

  • Deploy, maintain, and tune McAfee clients to meet current and future standards

  • Develop / create, deploy, and manage custom HBSS signatures

  • Monitor HBSS for intrusions, failures and other issues, repair / re-engineer as needed

  • Monitor HBSS software to ensure that the clients/servers are operational and reporting properly; test and provide software fixes as needed

  • Ensure the environment is updated according to DoD standards and guidelines

  • Follow approved DoD, STIG standards and DoD IAVA requirements; advise / make recommendations of needed updates to HBSS Lead

  • Ensure that all systems are operating with valid licenses for all installed software

  • Maintain and troubleshoot the management systems

  • Monitor and audit configurations to ensure that unintended changes do not occur

  • Monitor the health and performance of the security technology systems

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of prior IT experience with 2+ years working with McAfee HBSS ePO and clients within the DoD environment. Additional work experience or Cyber courses/certifications may be substituted in lieu of degree.

  • Active Secret clearance or higher (program can support up to TS/SCI)

  • DoD 8570 IAT III and CSSP Infrastructure Support certifications required prior to starting

  • Windows Server 2012 or 2016 experience – certification preferred prior to start

  • Demonstrated experience with multiple network security zones, subnetting, VRFs, and VLANs

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cybersecurity experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of cybersecurity threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).

  • Experience with malware analysis concepts and methods.

  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.

  • Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense, Cyber Kill Chain methodology, and/or MITRE ATT&CK framework.


External Referral Eligible

Pay Range: