HBSS Administrator

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Doral, Florida
Key West, Florida
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Endpoint Security


Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System

Host Based Security System (HBSS)

McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention

REQ#: RQ133468
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Host Based System Security Administrator

(HBSS) - Senior Advisor level Position

Please note this is an ONSITE role at ONE of two following locations:
Key West, FL

Doral, FL

Seeking a Senior HBSS Administrator to help manage our HBSS centric IT Security Systems.

Person in this role will perform following types of functions:

Independently provides technical interpretation and solutions in the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures.

Troubleshoots system hardware and software specific issues.

Trains end users on the proper use of hardware and software.

Performs software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.

Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels.

Ensures workstation/server data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions.

Independently ensures data/media recoverability by following a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.

Conducts hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.

Ensures that performance and security of computers meet the needs of network users.

Applies practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience.

May evaluate existing systems and assist with planning long-term strategies.

NOTE: Initial training will occur at Key West, FL location.



BA/BS (or equivalent experience in lieu of degree)


10+ years of total IT experience and 2+ years of HBSS experience


Must obtain/maintain required DoD 8570 Level II

HBSS training available from DISA

DISA HBSS Admin (201)

DISA HBSS Advance (301)

DISA HBSS Advanced Analyst (501)

CND-SP Infrastructure Support certifications.


Must have a current US Security Clearance with the ABILITY to obtain/maintain a TS SCI security clearance.


The likely salary range for this position is $100,000 - $165,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.




Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


HBSS 501 - Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) - Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)

CySA+: CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst - CompTIA

SSCP: Systems Security Certified Practitioner - (ISC)2

HBSS 201 - Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)

HBSS 301 - Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)

CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA

Travel Required


About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.