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.
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.
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
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.
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:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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