HBSS Security Specialist

Posted Date 3 days ago(3/14/2018 10:42 AM)
Job Location
USA-CO-Colorado Springs
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is REQUIRED at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a HBSS SECURITY SPECIALIST. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


This HBSS position will involve all phases of the System Development Lifecycle for this Cyber technology. This position will be responsible for the design, architecture, development, integration, unit test, installation, configuration, integration, deployment and maintenance to include: HBSS components, ePO and Win/RHEL Point Products. Maintain the latest HBSS configuration, host agents and policies to enforce host-based security on system servers/work stations. Perform regular required reporting, monitor applicable security resources for updated requirements and compliance directions

Required - experience with implementation, deployment and sustainment of HBSS to include: ePO and Win/RHEL Point Products. This HBSS position requires security engineering skills with a working knowledge of Cybersecurity. HBSS administration experience on Win and RHEL systems is required. Excellent interpersonal skills are required with a demonstrated ability to support complex organizational relationships. Must have experience in security architecture design, security Audit tools, security requirements generation, security testing, and hardening workstations and servers. Excellent technical document preparation skills and verbal communications are required for presentation of technical information assurance issues and reports to senior management. VM integration experience is highly desired.


Bachelor's Degree (engineering related) and DoDI 8570 certification (GSEC, Security+, SCNP, SSCP) or higher. CISSP Certification is highly desirable


Required Experience

  • User/real-world experience with HBSS, ePO and Windows/RHEL Point Products.
  • Experience resolving upgrading major versions of HBSS to include: compatibility issues, applying patches, STIG configurations, enforcing policies, troubleshooting anomalies, deploying agents and general tool maintenance.
  • Excellent technical document preparation skills and verbal communications are required for presentation of technical information assurance issues and reports to senior government and military officials.
  • Network design and software engineering backgrounds are a plus.

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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