Tanium & HBSS Analyst in Washington, DC at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

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Today’s Cyber targets never stop moving – that’s why we never stand still. From protecting our nation’s critical infrastructure to securing the tactical edge, cybersecurity is embedded in everything we do. Amongst our numerous cyber programs, our JSP DCO program is at the forefront of GDIT’s cyber capabilities protecting one of our nation’s most important networks. JSP is undergoing a transformation as they transition to forward leaning areas of cybersecurity.  Be part of that transformation and join our mission!

The Joint Service Provider (JSP) program is searching for an End Point Security – Tanium & HBSS Analyst to join their team in Arlington, VA at the Pentagon.

NOTE: This is a full-time, onsite position. Due to the type of access this role entails, telecommuting is not allowed.

The Joint Service Provider (JSP) program provides a full range of information technology products, services, solutions and customer support to the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff (JS), the Director of Administration (DA), the Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA), the Washington Headquarters Services (WHS) and other various OSD offices to meet mission and business requirements. Through the accomplishments of the Defensive Cyber Operations Internal Defense Measures (DCO IDM) program (formerly known as the Computer Network Defense (CND) Program), JSP performs a wide variety of cybersecurity services and functions required to assure the operational, physical, and information security posture for Department of Defense (DOD) Services within CONUS and OCONUS.

The scopes of the DCO IDM tasks are functionally grouped by End Point Security, Network Security, and Incident Handling.

The End Point Security team schedule is M-F 0600-1800 with on-call requirements.

As an HBSS and Tanium Specialist, you will:

Tanium Expectations:

  • Assist with the planning for Tanium implementation across the JSP enterprise.
  • Perform the task required to implementation across the JSP enterprise.
  • Triage inbound support cases
  • Solve Tier 1 & 2 cases independently or with the help of teammates
  • Possess the skill and experience to troubleshoot and resolve problems with Tanium Operations.
  • Assist to the daily tasks required to efficiently and effectively O&M the JSP Tanium solution.
  • Assist in the development of SOPs, Work Instructions and Run Books to support JSPs Tanium operational environment
  • Provide advanced security monitoring including event, alert, and incident evaluation and determination assistance on escalated issues.
  • Policy development, distribution and management
  • Event Management- Monitor, detect, analyze, respond
  • Work closely with CSMs and other specialist on improving Tanium operational status within key accounts
  • Provide technical direction to customer IT support staff

HBSS Expectations:

  • Conduct incident/event investigation and analysis and tests security products and systems to detect security weaknesses. Assesses and detects network vulnerabilities.
  • Maintain security system infrastructure.
  • Provide advanced security monitoring including event, alert, and incident evaluation and determination assistance on escalated issues.
  • Provide administrative and analyst support for JSP on the HBSS suite of tools
  • Policy development, distribution and management
  • Event Management- Monitor, detect, analyze, respond
  • Report Management - New vulnerabilities, faulty policies, coordination with Tier 2 & 3
  • Detection of new and rogue clients on AF networks
  • Maintain logs
  • Provide system analysis, troubleshooting and integration support for HBSS on the JSP Network
  • Provide support to policy development and management
  • Ensure policies are tested and disseminated
  • Provide engineering artifacts for C&A efforts as required

REQUIRED Qualifications:

•    Active TS/SCI security clearance

•    Bachelor of Science Degree; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree

•    6+ years of computer, network security experience to include:

>  Demonstrated experience with managing, deploying, and troubleshooting McAfee HBSS clients

>  Demonstrated experience with managing and troubleshooting ePO
​​       >  Demonstrated experience with multiple network security zones, subnetting, VRFs, and VLANs

•    IA Level III Baseline Certification

•    IASAE/CND Certification
•    Tanium certification

DESIRED Qualifications:

•    ONE of the following Computing Environment Certifications:  Windows Server/Workstation OS or Technology #GDITpriority

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.','industry