HBSS Subject Matter Expert - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

Falls Church
United States


Host Based Security System (HBSS) SME 

Candidate must be able to provide day to day support for matters dealing with HBSS to include deployment, implementation and sustainment. A working knowledge of how system components are installed, integrated and optimized is also a plus. Knowledge of IT security principles and methods, such as firewalls, demilitarized zones, and encryption is a plus.


Principle Responsibilities:

  • Correlate incident data to identify specific vulnerabilities and make recommendations that enable remediation.
  • Perform analysis of log files from a variety of sources to identify possible threats to network security.
  • Perform computer network defense incident triage to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact.
  • Apply security policies to applications that interface with one another.
  • Apply service oriented security architecture principles to meet organization’s confidentiality, integrity, and availability requirements.
  • Discover organizational trends with regard to the security posture of systems.
  • Validate HBSS system alerts against network traffic using packet analysis tools.
  • Perform security reviews and identify security gaps in security architecture resulting in recommendations for the inclusion into the risk mitigation strategy.
  • Monitor/Analyze Rogue System Detection and respond/report IAW approved Navy TTPs/SOPs
  • Timely entry of communication and tasking into the ticket management tool (Remedy). 



Required Experience: 

  • Bachelors Degree or 4 years of additional experience in lieu of degree
  • 2+ years of related experience

Desired Experience:

  • Knowledge and experience in working with the McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention System.
  • Knowledge and experience in working with McAfee  Data Loss Prevention Endpoint
  • Ability to work independently/with others to resolve computer security incidents.
  • Organizational skills
  • McAfee HBSS ePO administration
  • Knowledge of IA principles and organizational requirements
  • Experiences working within remedy a plus.


  • Must be 8570 compliant


Clearance Requirement:

  •  Must currently possess Secret clearance