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Jacobs Host Based Security System (HBSS) Engineer IRES - SAFB in Schriever AFB, Colorado

Host Based Security System (HBSS) Engineer IRES - SAFB


The Host Based Security System (HBSS) Engineer supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract.

The candidate will:

  • Be responsible for the design, architecture, development, integration, unit test, installation, configuration, integration, deployment and maintenance to include: HBSS components, agent modules and approved policies.

  • Perform troubleshooting of HBSS components and applications when ePO policies are preventing application operations.

  • Maintain the latest HBSS configuration to address known exploits using the Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS).

  • Develop automated reporting dashboards within the existing ePO system to provide near real-time reporting of computer system compliance information and maintain overall visibility for all connected assets.

  • Modify the HBSS operational parameters (filters, signatures, rules, etc.) when requested Perform regular required reporting, monitor applicable security resources for updated requirements and compliance directions.

This position is located on Schriever Air Force Base, CO.

This position will be posted for two weeks ending on 14 August 2019.If a candidate has not been selected at that time, it will continue to be posted until a suitable candidate is selected or the position is closed.



Basic Requirements :Must have one of the following combinations of educationand experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 12 years of general experience; or anAssociate’s degree and 10 years of general experience; or a Bachelor’s degreeand 8 years of general experience; or a Master’s degree and 6 years of generalexperience.

  • Musthave 6 years of directly related experience and 3 years in management orleadership roles.

  • Requireshands-on experience with development, integration and deployment of ePO, HBSS,McAfee Agent, Policy Auditor and ACCM/HIPS/RSD modules.

  • Experiencein security engineering with a working knowledge of Cybersecurity.

  • Musthave experience in security architecture design, Security Audit tools, securityrequirements generation, security testing, and hardening workstations andservers.

  • Excellenttechnical document preparation skills and verbal communications are requiredfor presentation of technical information assurance issues and reports tosenior management, government and military officials.

  • Experienceresolving upgrading major versions of HBSS to include: compatibility issues,applying patches, installing hot fixes and hardening Windows/Linuxservers/workstations.

  • Musthave at least 8570 IAT Level II certification or higher.

  • Candidatemust be able to obtain DoD Secret Security Clearance.

  • Candidatemust be willing to travel CONUS approx. 10% of the time.

Desired Requirements :

  • Excellentinterpersonal skills are required with a demonstrated ability to supportcomplex organizational relationships.

  • Experienceor familiarity with Ballistic Missile Defense.

  • PriorDOD experience is a plus.

Jacobs 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, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Colorado-Schriever AFB

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: AER0002Q5