Cybersecurity Endpoint Security Engineer

Clearance Level
Cyber Engineering
Doral, Florida

REQ#: RQ134227

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is looking for a CYBERSECURITY ENGINEER with experience and deep understanding of Host Based Security Systems (HBSS).

Experience with integrating HBSS is a must.  

Prefer experience with or understanding of DISA’s Comply-to-Connect program, whether with Forescout or CISCO ISE. 

Windows system administration experience required. 

Linux system administration experience strongly desired.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work in conjunction with other vendors or SMEs to integrate HBSS compliancy for compliance automation tasks. 

  • Develops advanced technical solutions for the management of software, hardware, configurations, and architectures. Provides interpretation to systems matters that are highly complex in nature. 

  • Experience with HBSS, ePO, and McAfee.

  • Develops implementation plans for basic software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages

  • Advises less experienced personnel on the monitoring and tuning of systems to achieve optimum performance levels. 

  • Work in conjunction with other vendors or SMEs to integrate HBSS results/reporting for compliance automation with other cybersecurity tools and systems. 

  • Interprets, analyzes, and reports all events and anomalies in accordance with computer network directives, including initiating, responding, and reporting discovered events. 

  • Evaluates, tests, recommends, coordinates, monitors, and maintains cybersecurity policies, procedures, and systems, including access management for hardware, firmware, and software. 

  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members 

  • Develops techniques and procedures for conducting cybersecurity risk assessments and compliance audits, the evaluation and testing of hardware, firmware and software for possible impact on system security, and the investigation and resolution of security incidents such as intrusion, frauds, attacks or leaks 

  • Conducts software and systems engineering and software systems research to develop new capabilities, ensuring cybersecurity is fully integrated. Conducts comprehensive technology research to evaluate potential vulnerabilities in cyberspace systems

  • Conducts risk assessment and provides recommendations for application design

  • Knowledgeable of the full range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access

  • Integrate new architectural features into existing infrastructures, designs cybersecurity architectural artifacts, provides architectural analysis and relates existing system to future needs and trends, embeds advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integration/testing issues

  • Has developed trusted relationships with customers

  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals

  • May serve as a team or task lead


  • 8+ years of total IT experience and at least 2+ years of HBSS experience 

  • Must obtain/maintain required DoD 8570 Level II 

  • Must have at least two of the following, prefer all:

    • 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 SECRET Security Clearance with the ABILITY to obtain/maintain a TS SCI security clearance. 


  • BA/BS or equivalent combination of training, experience and education.

  • 8+ years of experience




    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.

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