McAfee HBSS Engineering & Administration, TS/SCI with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Network Engineering
Chantilly, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System

McAfee Agent


REQ#: RQ175069
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

We are seeking highly motivated engineers with a thirst for learning, in support of a geographically dispersed, state of the art systems that seamlessly integrate Linux and Microsoft services. Candidates with proven depth operating and optimizing Host Based Security System (McAfee) and Endpoint Security Solution in a Microsoft Windows Server environment will be positioned for success in our organization. Strong working knowledge of HBSS and the McAfee solution suite is critical.


The selected candidate will design solutions within a large-scale multi-domain enterprise Windows Server & Desktop environments (as well as select hybrid domains with RHEL integration). Embracing the DevOps model, engineers will be responsible for supporting their solutions throughout the entire IT project lifecycle, to include refining requirements, creating design documentation, creating installation instructions and deployment plans, and providing O&M support. Project assignments will vary based on skill level, and may include engineering geographically dispersed services, integrating services into public, private and hybrid cloud environments, engineering solutions to be deployed via automated CM tools, and hardening the solutions to address security and SCAP compliance.


  • Provide McAfee HBSS ESS support across a variety of environments across multiple classification levels
  • Provide performance tuning to systems and troubleshoot HBSS components which span several large and complex environments
  • Deploy, maintain, and tune McAfee clients to meet current and future standards
  • Monitor HBSS software to ensure that clients/servers are operational and reporting properly
  • Ensure the environment is updated according to DoD standards and guidelines
  • Maintain and troubleshoot the management systems


  • Experience in McAfee HBSS ESS design and management
  • Expert-level knowledge of McAfee ePO
  • Experience with HBSS modules, including McAfee Agent (MA), Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Policy Auditor (PA), VirusScan Enterprise (VSE), Rogue System Detection (RSD), Asset Baseline Monitor (ABM), and Asset Configuration Compliance Module (ACCM
  • Experience with analyzing policies for HIPS firewall, HIPS application whitelisting, HIPS intrusion prevention exclusions, DLP exclusions, and VSE exclusions
  • Knowledge of using and applying vulnerability assessment tools, including Nessus, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), checklists, and Security Requirements Guides (SRG)
  • Experience with ACAS SC and ACAS Nessus scanner administration and maintenance
  • Additional experience engineering or administering Microsoft or Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments is a plus
  • Additional experience engineering or administering workloads in cloud PaaS solutions such as AWS or Azure is a plus
  • Experience with managing work tasks via tools such as JIRA and ServiceNow
  • CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification
  • Completion of DoD 301 HBSS Advanced Administrator Course a plus
  • Completion of DoD 501 HBSS Analyst Course


  • Education: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in a related field
  • Required Experience: 10+ years of related experience
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Location: On Customer Site
  • US Citizenship Required


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $152,737 - $206,645. 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.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.