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Job #: R-00055410
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Senior Tanium Administrator to support the DISA GSM-O II program in Alexandria, VA. An active Secret security clearance is required prior to start.

Position Summary:
This position, works with the program Tanium Subject Matter Expert, to manage, configure, maintain, and update Tanium across Joint Service Provider (JSP) endpoint. JSP provides endpoint services to a wide and important customer based spanning the Pentagon and the National Capital Region. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  •     Operationalize, administer and maintain the Tanium Platform

  •     Solve technical issues independently

  •     Identify opportunities for JSP to get greater value from the Tanium platform

  •     Work incident tickets related to Tanium issues

  •     Conduct daily health-checks on assigned accounts

  •     Perform after action and root cause reporting    

  • Implement best practices

  •     Create and maintain Tanium process and procedure documentation

  •     Coordinate with local change and control boards and provide installation, configuration, engineering, administration, and accreditation documents/diagrams for the Tanium infrastructure life cycle re placements upgrades, enhancements, and new module deployments

  •    Coordinate with program team to minimize gaps in Tanium data reporting to SIEM

  • Identify requirements for system upgrade and deployment (architecture and configuration), as required

  • Interface with system users to incorporate their inputs, address use cases, and remediate issues or concerns within the system or its deployment 

  • Testing of new uses of Tanium 

Basic Qualifications:

  •     Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience (4 years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of degree). 

  •     Tanium administrator training

  •     Proven experience managing Tanium

  •     Knowledge of computer security principles and DoD security protocols

  •     Familiarity with Windows or Linux command line tools

  •     Familiarity with other endpoint security applications (ex. HIPS, Anti-virus, scanning solutions)

  •     Provide on-call support, as required 

  •     Familiar with security policies and general vulnerabilities management

  • DoD 8570 IAT level II or higher certification prior to starting

  • Active Secret clearance, Top Secret preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Tanium experience within the Department of Defense

  •   Hold and maintain an active Top Secret\SCI clearance. 

  •   Experience supporting JSP, DISA, or other programs at the Pentagon.

  •   Excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation and problem management skills

  •   Ability to communicate orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Cyber Operations

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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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