Host Based Security System (HBSS) Engineer in Colorado Springs, CO at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/21/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  995824
Looking for experience engineers that have spent a large focus of their career on HBSS and other McAfee Products. 
This position is located on Schriever Air Force Base, CO.
Salary of $105,000/year
The Host Based Security System (HBSS) Engineer supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Integrated
Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract.
The candidate will:
- Be responsible for the design, architecture, development, integration, unit test, installation, configuration, integration,
deployment and maintenance to include: HBSS components, agent modules and approved policies.
- Perform troubleshooting of HBSS components and applications when ePO policies are preventing application
- Maintain the latest HBSS configuration to address known exploits using the Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS).
- Develop automated reporting dashboards within the existing ePO system to provide near real-time reporting of computer
system compliance information and maintain overall visibility for all connected assets.
- Modify the HBSS operational parameters (filters, signatures, rules, etc.) when requested Perform regular required
reporting, monitor applicable security resources for updated requirements and compliance directions

Basic Requirements: Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and
12 years of general experience; or an Associate’s degree and 10 years of general experience; or a Bachelor’s degree
and 8 years of general experience; or a Master’s degree and 6 years of general experience.
- Must have 6 years of directly related experience and 3 years in management or leadership roles.
- Requires hands-on experience with development, integration and deployment of ePO, HBSS, McAfee Agent, Policy
Auditor and ACCM/HIPS/RSD modules.
- Experience in security engineering with a working knowledge of Cybersecurity.
- Must have experience in security architecture design, Security Audit tools, security requirements generation, security
testing, and hardening workstations and servers.
- Excellent technical document preparation skills and verbal communications are required for presentation of technical
information assurance issues and reports to senior management, government and military officials.
- Experience resolving upgrading major versions of HBSS to include: compatibility issues, applying patches, installing hot
fixes and hardening Windows/Linux servers/workstations.
- Must have at least 8570 IAT Level II certification or higher.
- Candidate must be able to obtain DoD Secret Security Clearance.
- Candidate must be willing to travel CONUS approx. 10% of the time.
Desired Requirements:
- Excellent interpersonal skills are required with a demonstrated ability to support complex organizational relationships.
- Experience or familiarity with Ballistic Missile Defense.
- Prior DOD experience is a plus.
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