Cybersecurity Tools Administrator
Jun 25, 2024
Government IT Division
Springfield, Virginia, United States

MKS2 Technologies, LLC, an award-winning high growth small business, creates innovative and customer-centric technology solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Instructional Design and Training, Software Engineering and IT Support Services to improve the security and well-being of our clients. Our commitment to excellence and our “Mission First” orientation has resulted in steady growth and an expanding client base across government agencies. We have employees nationwide and for the past three consecutive years were named one of the fastest growing Veteran-owned companies in the nation. Please take a moment to browse through our website and learn more about what it means to serve with MKS2.


 

Cybersecurity Tools Administrator

Salary: Negotiable

We are a rapidly growing, energetic, and win-focused enterprise supporting the Federal government, military, and civilian agencies. We are an organization committed to growth and shared success for all stakeholders; we are customer-driven, mission-focused, and operate with integrity and trust in all relationships.

We are hiring a Cybersecurity Tools Administrator – Top Secret Clearance to support our government customer based in Springfield, VA. The position is required to be onsite and have an active TS/SCI clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain a Counterintelligence (CI) Polygraph.

Responsibilities

The Cybersecurity Tools Administrator is responsible for implementing and maintaining the Directorate’s cybersecurity toolsets, such as endpoint security solutions (ESS), malware protection, network detection & response (NDR), and endpoint detection & response (EDR). The Cybersecurity Tools Administrator is responsible for the following activities:

  • Configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining the hardware and software required to effectively manage cybersecurity toolsets across a global WAN.
  • Developing and maintaining systems documentation as it pertains to endpoint and network security capabilities and their implementation (CONOPs, SOPs, etc.).
  • Building tuning rules, alerts, and response activities that detect and mitigate perceived threats within the operational environment.
  • Monitoring, analyzing, and escalating indicators of compromise or anomalous activity identified via cybersecurity toolsets.
  • Developing reports and providing statuses on system health, wellness, availability and issue mitigation progress.

Qualifications

  • Four or more years of progressive, hands-on experience as an engineer or administrator responsible for Enterprise cybersecurity toolsets (for example: RedSeal, NetWitness, StealthWatch, Ivanti IDAC, DISA HBSS/ESS, McAfee ePO, Trellix, Elastic Security, SentinelOne Singularity, CrowdStrike Falcon, or Tanium XEM).
  • Demonstrated hands-on proficiency and expertise in the following areas:
    • Engineering or administering a variety of IT devices, toolsets, and technologies, such as Windows OS, Linux OS, Cisco, Citrix, VMware, Active Directory, LDAP, DHCP, etc.
    • Understanding and applying industry-standard DoD/IC cybersecurity policies, standards, and frameworks such as MITRE ATT@CK, NIST, CMMC, etc.
    • Securing or operating systems compliant with DISA STIGs.
    • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with an ability to work both independently and as a team.
    • Excellent written, verbal, communication, presentation, and reporting skills.
  • Shall meet the minimum credential requirements for a Cyber IT/ Cybersecurity Workforce (CSWF) position as defined in Section 6, Table 3.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University; or

Certification:

CompTIA Security+ ce; or
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC); or
Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

Security Clearance Requirements:

This position will require U.S. Citizenship and an active DoD Top Secret SCI clearance and have the ability to obtain and maintain a Counterintelligence (CI) Polygraph.  

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated, hands-on proficiency and expertise in the following areas:
    • Conducting real-time system monitoring, threat analyses, incident response, or vulnerability management.
    • Administering malware protection and host-based security solutions, such as DISA HBSS, McAfee ePO, etc.
    • Administering EDR product solutions (e.g., Elastic, SentinelOne, CrowdStrike, Trellix, and Tanium).
    • Administering NDR product solutions (e.g., RedSeal, Ivanti, NetWitness, and StealthWatch).

 


 

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: MKS2 Technologies is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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