Endpoint Security Engineer, Government Clearance Required

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Cyber Engineering
Sterling, Virginia

REQ#: RQ119816

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can't turn into opportunity. And our work depends on TS level cleared Endpoint Security Engineer joining our team to support our Department of State customer in Sterling, VA.

Responsible for implementing and applying technologies, processes, and practices designed to protect networks, devices, programs, and data from malicious attack, damage, or unauthorized access Responsible for providing Engineering and sustainment support for Tanium platform. Establishes computing environment by designing system configuration; directing system installation; defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards. Provides specific, detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. Configures and installs various security products utilizing Linux OS, comprehensive experience with the Tanium platform.


  • Serve as teams SME resource for Tanium; providing hands on ability to install, configure and deploy Tanium
  • Work with both the software vendor and the customer to research, analyze, and implement enterprise-wide security solutions/capabilities/enhancements to support customer business/mission goals and objectives.
  • Assists with designs, analyses, tests, and implementation of state-of-the-art secure architectures.
  • Execute required task in security infrastructure sustainment, maintenance, and advanced configuration. (Policy management, database administration and security management tools).
  • Conduct reporting, documentation, and investigation of all security related incidents; lead the development and implementation of corrective measures.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 8+ years of experience and Bachelor's degree (in Engineering, Computer Science or related field) or equivalent combination or degree and experience
  • Demonstrate hands on technical knowledge of Tanium
  • Experience maintaining Enterprise Cyber Security Engineering requirements utilizing all or some of the following tools: Tanium, HBSS, ScienceLogic, Carbon Black Response/Protection, Microsoft ATA
  • 3+ years related technical experience in Cybersecurity
  • Experience with large-scale enterprise/global networks in a high paced diverse environment
  • Experience in providing status reports and products to senior management and customers
  • Experience with plans, designs, and evaluations of security systems and architectures.
  • Experience with Unix, RHELS OS, Windows Enterprise AD architecture and VMWare virtualization experience
  • Interim Secret clearance and ability to obtain up to a TS level

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.