Network Application Engineer – Tanium SME (Active Secret Required)

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Beltsville, Maryland

REQ#: RQ44025

Project Overview:

Are you highly organized and able to support multiple priority efforts at the same time?  Do you thrive in fast-paced programs?  Can you prioritize tasks in order to allow your executive leadership team focus on what’s hot? Will the risk of not delivering top-quality products on-time keep you up at night?  Then GDIT is looking for you to fill an essential program analyst role supporting one of our cybersecurity programs.

Responsible for monitoring, managing and maintaining Tanium platform and our customers in the field, end points and systems.

The ideal candidate will have a wide array of experience in IT and cybersecurity in an engineering environment.

Key Personality traits that will do well in this environment

  • Inquisitive by nature; you know where to look on the web to find answers and it is your go-to when confronted with a problem.
  • You enjoy collaboration and sharing information with other highly technical people.
  • You understand why multitasking is counterproductive but do understand why it is an important skill set to have.
  • Work with product development teams to architect and implement solutions.

Environment you will work in

  • The intersection of cybersecurity and data. No better place to be.
  • Highly technical environment. Your inner geek will be at home here.
  • Job site is in Beltsville, MD.
  • No remote work / no travel.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the planning and implementation for Tanium and other endpoint security tools capabilities across the enterprise.
  • Managing software updates, upgrades, system maintenance, agent deployments, as well as coordinating with stakeholders and system owners.
  • Perform troubleshooting of Tanium infrastructure issues and perform fix actions.
  • Assist with daily tasks required to efficiently and effectively provide O&M of Tanium solution.
  • Assist in the development of Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, and Play Books to support Tanium operational environment.
  • Provide advanced security monitoring including event, alert, and incident evaluation and determination assistance on escalated issues.
  • Policy development, distribution and management.
  • Work closely with customers and end-users on improving Tanium operational status.
  • Provide technical direction to customer IT support staff.

To fit into our environment you must have these core skills:

  • Three (3) years of Experience with Tanium, or other endpoint security tools.
  • Three (3) years of experience as a systems or infrastructure engineer
  • Understanding of technical fundamentals with TCP/IP, DNS/HTTP/SMTP, OSI model, operating systems, web applications, databases, virtualization, and other core IT disciplines.
  • Active top secret security clearance.

Highly desired skills

  • Three (3) or more years of network or system experience in a large network or application engineering environment.
  • Utility scripting (e.g. bash, PowerShell, VBScript, Python, etc.)
  • Three (3) years of experience in Systems Administration/Engineering

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.