Tanium Subject Matter Expert

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Cyber Security
Alexandria, Virginia

REQ#: RQ42594

Today’s Cyber targets never stop moving – that’s why we never stand still. From protecting our nation’s critical infrastructure to securing the tactical edge, cybersecurity is embedded in everything we do. Amongst our numerous cyber programs, our JSP DCO program is at the forefront of GDIT’s cyber capabilities protecting one of our nation’s most important networks. JSP is undergoing a transformation as they transition to forward leaning areas of cybersecurity.  Be part of that transformation and join our mission!

The Joint Service Provider (JSP) program is searching for a Tanium Subject Matter Expert to join their End Point Security team at the Mark Center in Alexandria, VA.

NOTE: This is a full-time, onsite position. Due to the type of access this role entails, telecommuting is not allowed. The End Point Security team schedule is M-F 0600-1800 with on-call requirements.

The Joint Service Provider (JSP) program provides a full range of information technology products, services, solutions and customer support to the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff (JS), the Director of Administration (DA), the Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA), the Washington Headquarters Services (WHS) and other various OSD offices to meet mission and business requirements. Through the accomplishments of the Defensive Cyber Operations Internal Defense Measures (DCO IDM) program (formerly known as the Computer Network Defense (CND) Program), JSP performs a wide variety of cybersecurity services and functions required to assure the operational, physical, and information security posture for Department of Defense (DOD) Services within CONUS and OCONUS.

The scopes of the DCO IDM tasks are functionally grouped by End Point Security, Network Security, and Incident Handling.

As a Tanium SME, you will:

  • Assist with the planning for Tanium implementation across the JSP enterprise.
  • Perform the tasks required to implement the tool across the JSP enterprise.
  • Perform troubleshooting of Tanium infrastructure issues and perform fix actions
  • Assist to the daily tasks required to efficiently and effectively O&M the JSP Tanium solution.
  • Assist in the development of Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, and Run Books to support JSPs Tanium operational environment
  • Provide advanced security monitoring including event, alert, and incident evaluation and determination assistance on escalated issues.
  • Policy development, distribution and management
  • Event Management- Monitor, detect, analyze, respond
  • Work closely with customers and end-users on improving Tanium operational status within key accounts
  • Provide technical direction to customer IT support staff

REQUIRED Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level III Baseline Certification
  • IASAE/CND Certification
  • Tanium certification
  • Bachelor of Science Degree; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • 6+ years of computer, network security experience
  • Demonstrated experience with endpoint security and systems management

DESIRED Qualifications:

  • ONE of the following Computing Environment Certifications: Windows Server/Workstation OS or Technology

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.