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Host Based Security System (HBSS) Administrator

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 74,000 people and operates in more than 40 countries around the world.

Perform as the Host Based Security System (HBSS) Administrator for the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) team to provide IT repair, maintenance, operations, logistics, and engineering services to ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of Naval Corporate IT Systems. The HBSS Administrator will be responsible for the operation and system administration of the Host Based Security Systems supporting China Lake Data Center.

This position may be worked in a remote capacity for your home location.

Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Planning of the Deployment and installation of HBSS servers.
  • Provide system administration and maintain operations of HBSS servers.
  • Implement HBSS migration/compliance strategy.
  • Troubleshoot HBSS product issues and outages.
  • Administer McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) tree structure management.
  • Administer policy catalog management.
  • Coordinate ASI details and planning as needed.
  • Maintain system patches, O/S, SQL, and HBSS STIG compliance.
  • Resolve ePO server (O/S, ePO, or SQL) issues.
  • Maintain the ePO server (automated tasks, task scheduler, database maintenance tasks, etc.).

Education and Experience:
  • Candidates must have a Bachelors Degree and 15 years of relevant experience.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and experience in working with the McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS), McAfee Data Loss Prevention Endpoint (DLP), and/or McAfee product policy tuning.
  • Specific experience with ePO Server and hands on experience deploying and troubleshooting HBSS products (e.g. HIPS, VSE, and DLP).
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft operating systems and networking.
  • Currently possess CompTIA Security+ce or an equivalent DoD 8570 IAT II baseline certification.
  • Currently possess an active Secret/SSBI security clearance.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • HBSS specific training and/or certification (e.g. DISA HBSS 201 Admin ePO5.1 and DISA HBSS 301 Advanced ePO5.1).
  • CISSP certification.
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA).
  • Knowledge and experience in working with Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS).
  • Ability to work independently with strong organizational skills.
  • Understanding of Linux/Unix operating system.
Essential Functions
Physical Requirements
  • Working at a computer or desk (considerations: sitting, eye strain, hand strain)
  • May involve long periods of sitting
Work Environment
  • An inside office environment
  • Needs to have clear, concise and accurate communication skills
  • Need to work well with, co-operate, and support clients, supervisors, and co-workers
  • Needs to understand and apply NAWCWD security processes as a part of their job.
  • Needs to have a background maintaining facilities
  • Will work in computer room environment with raised floors and very cool ambient room temperatures.
Equipment and Machines
  • Standard office equipment and machines, computer workstation.
  • Installation and repair work involved will require the use of ladders, screwdrivers, and pliers.
  • Normal hours are Monday – Thursday 7:00am – 5:00pm, non-flex Fridays 7:00am to 4:00pm
  • Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines
  • Regular attendance is necessary and required
Other Essential Functions
  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, supervisors and co-workers
  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to the employee or others
  • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment
  • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace
  • The ability to possess a Government CAC card required
  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain an interim and a permanent U.S. DOD Secret Security Clearance.
The Jacobs System Lifecycle Group (SLG) enables the success of Department of Defense (DOD) and other Governmental organizations by providing unmatched systems life-cycle solutions. As a partner to our clients, we focus on innovative and cutting edge solutions that drive value. We take pride in sustaining a strong culture by remaining true to our Core Values: Profitable Growth is an Imperative, People are the heart of our business, Clients are our valued partners, and Performance excellence is our commitment. Jacobs offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally with the advantages of strong leadership, competitive compensation and rewarding career paths. Come join the team whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations.

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China Lake/Ridgecrest, California
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