HBSS Information System Security Officer SME

Location: Fort Lee, VA
Date Posted: 06-14-2018
Long Term Contract
1099 or w2
Rate is DOE per hour
Secret Clearance Required

The candidate will fill the primary role as the Lead HBSS System Administrator. Responsible for Operating and Maintaining ePolicy Orchestrator ("ePO") Server(s) and SQL Server(s). Support Production implementation of ePO, AV/AS, DCM, HIPs, Rogue System Detection and Asset Module. Reviewing existing Customer software release and patch levels and update policies. Verifying Systems met Hardware/Software specifications for upgrade. Plan and Implement ePO Agent rollout and Virus Scan updates, to include operational and administrative procedures for ongoing management and STIG compliance.
 
Review network architecture and ePO Directory structure and policies to facilitate deploying HIPS to network. Develop security policy for HIPS (IPS, Firewall and Application Blocking).
Review security policies and business process documents to ensure implementation is in accordance with the Best business practices.  
 
Candidate should be able manage the HBSS system with minimal oversight while working closely with the technical lead. Be able to review existing network architecture, ePO directory Structures and policies and provide Best Business Practice recommendations.  Provide feedback to customer on any modifications to the project roadmap, including potential design flaws that may have adversely affected the end user.
 
Candidate will also work closely with the Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT). Providing reports using DoD established formats to include operational impact.  Assisting as required with a full analysis of incidents to the Customer Computer Incident Response Team Leader, Network Information Assurance Officer (NIAO)/ Network Security Officer (NSO) and Information Assurance - Program Management Office (IA-PMO). 
 
 
Required: Expert level knowledge in the DoD Host Based Security System Suite (HBSS) suite, including the HBSS Enterprise Policy Orchestrator (ePO). Solid understanding of Linux/Unix and Microsoft operating systems and networking. Experience in working with the McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention System and McAfee Data Loss Prevention Endpoint products.  Ability to work independently and handle task specific questions. Engage in advanced problem solving, including physical testing, analyzing data, and interpreting information. Proficient in the ability to prepare recommendations and solutions for specific areas in question. Experience and expertise in cybersecurity, IA, IS, and executing engineering services to assist in ensuring compliance with Federal, DoD, DeCA regulations and policies.
 
Minimum of 3+ years administrating ePO and 3 years hands on experience using intrusion detection products in a production network.  5-10 years IT experience, with 5+ years administrating servers  and  A McAfee Security Specialist (CMSS) certification in one of the following areas is Highly desirable:  McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator; McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention System. Recognized expert who has demonstrated industry and public service leadership in relevant technical field. Must have an in-depth knowledge of the key technical areas and the support of those areas.
 
 
Certifications: Must hold a DoD 8570 IAT Level III certification such as the CISSP (Certification Information System Security Professional). .The DoD 8570 CND Analyst certification, Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) or other equivalent generally industry accepted certifications are highly desirable.
 
Desired: Bachelor in related IT field preferred but can substitute experience. Experience on DoD network preferred. Knowledge and understanding of Firewalls desired. Knowledge and understanding of Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS) desired. Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) signature development experience desired.
 
Candidate must have an Interim Clearance or a Secret Clearance. Full-time position located in Fort Lee, Virginia.
 
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