Augusta, GA 30905

Ad hoc Research is looking for a Host Based Security System Administrator for the Cyber Battle Lab (CBL) program. The mission of the CBL is to provide overall direction, oversight, vertical and horizontal integration of CO, DODIN-A, and EW activities focused on the development of a Multi-Domain Operations (MDO) Force (2028 – 2035) for the Army as defined by the Army Modernization Strategy (AMS), guided by the Annual Mission Guidance (AMG), and sanctioned by the AFC.

The role will be located at Fort Gordon, Georgia.

Required Qualifications:

Host Based Security System (HBSS) Administrator (CS-SP Infrastructure Support (CS-IS)) requirements:

  • Security Clearance: obtain and maintain TS with SCI eligibility.
  • IAWF / CSWF: DoD 8570.01 / DoD 8140 CSSP Infrastructure Support. Certification & Training, Baseline, day 1: CSSP Infrastructure Support, per DISA at Certification & Training, CE, day 1: none.
  • Certification & Training, CE, within 6 months: MCSA Server; and complete training for HBSS 201 & 501 approved by the IAM/COR.
  • Experience: at least three (3) years in a related field to include McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) Server and hands on experience deploying and troubleshooting HBSS products (e.g. HIPS, VSE, and DLP); knowledge and experience in working with the McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention System, McAfee Data Loss Prevention Endpoint, and McAfee product policy tuning
  • Proficiencies: expertise managing HBSS; solid understanding of Microsoft and Linus operating systems and networking. 
  • Key tasks: operate and system administer the HBSS systems of the BLCSE CESC.

Computer Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint).

Must be an effective communicator both verbally and in writing. Most positions require ability to work on a desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time. Computer activities include reading, reviewing and analyzing information, as well as providing recommendations, summaries, and reports in written or verbal format. Additionally, positions require ability to sit at a workstation for extended periods; use hand(s) to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; as well as speak and hear.

Employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state, and local law.