HBSS SME/Administrator

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Duties of Position

In support of Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) (Atlantic) government programs, Centurum is searching for a System Administrator with HBSS experience. • Support the application and maintenance of Host Based Security System (HBSS), or commercial variants, on user workstations and work with NIWC cybersecurity teams to help resolve problems. • Evaluate and test Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and HBSS systems/software updates for fielded or sponsored applications/systems to ensure continued functionality after updates are applied. • Work with PKI specialists to ensure continued functionality after updates are applied to systems. • Provide in-depth research, analysis, and ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO)-based solutions across DOD environment. • Provide in-depth knowledge and technical expertise in the areas of maintenance and support of Host-Based Security System technology. • Respond to service requests and Engineering Change Requests (ECR). • Review technical briefs and information on Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) to update system configuration. • Perform system administration and troubleshooting in a mixed virtual and physical environment. • Troubleshoot basic end to end networking problems involving switches, routers, servers, VLANS, and other IT devices and or services. • Identify End-of-Life (EOL) issues, ensure all applications hosted on internal servers are approved in accordance with customer requirements. • Performing regular maintenance duties such as patching, upgrades, and migrations to local and distributed systems. • Perform support tasking in accordance with organization-approved Preventive Maintenance Plan.

Required Skills & Experience

• Proficiency with Host Based Security System products to include McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) and other McAfee point product security applications such as Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) and McAfee agent. • Demonstrated ability to effectively configure and administer HBSS products in a multi-system and/or multi-application environment. • Experience operating and maintaining endpoint security software across product lines to include but not limited to McAfee ePO Policy development and associated software files. • Experience with DoD implementation of HBSS suite of products. • Must be a United States Citizen • Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Security Clearance. • Work experience must clearly demonstrate a working knowledge of HBSS or ePO administrator services in a distributed environment; working knowledge and experience with VLAN management, virtualization, and shared storage. • Experience with Navy or DoD systems. • Must possess and maintain a DoD IAT II or IAM II certification

This position requires a Secret US DoD security clearance.

Preferred Skills

• Relevant experience to include 5 years of experience in relevant technical field, to include: Systems Administration/Analysis, Systems/Equipment Support, Test and Evaluation, and technical support of C5ISR requirements.

Additional Notes

Relevent experience may be substituted for degree.

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*The majority of our positions require a DoD security clearance


Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits enrollment from their date of hire:

  • Health Insurance - Centurum provides insurance for employee and dependent in a comprehensive package. Coverage for vision care is included. This option is available on a cost-sharing basis.
  • Dental Insurance - Available in conjunction with Health Insurance for an additional cost. Provides oral maintenance care for employee and dependent.
  • Basic Life Insurance - Company provided benefit for all full-time employees.
  • Supplemental Life Insurance - Optional life insurance coverage to employees at group rates.
  • Dependant Life Insurance - Optional coverage for dependents at a group rate.
  • Long Term Disability Insurance - Optional coverage available to employees at group rates.
  • Vacation and Sick Leave - Leave accrual is determined by length of service.
  • Holidays - The company observes ten paid holidays each year.
  • Retirement 401(k) Plan - Investments can be made into selected mutual funds under this plan. Employee is fully vested from plan entry date. The company may match employee contributions depending upon profit.

Centurum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing employment opportunities for all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by U.S. law. Centurum makes reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.