Cybersecurity Tools Administrator

Springfield, VA, 1099, W2

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).


  • Configure, troubleshoot, and maintain the hardware and software required to effectively manage cybersecurity toolsets across a global WAN
  • Develop and maintain systems documentation as it pertains to endpoint and network security capabilities and their implementation (CONOPs, SOPs, etc.)
  • Build tuning rules, alerts, and response activities that detect and mitigate perceived threats within the operational environment
  • Monitor, analyze, and escalate indicators of compromise or anomalous activity identified via cybersecurity toolsets
  • Develop reports and provide statuses on system health, wellness, availability and issue mitigation progress


  • TS/SCI Clearance with ability to obtain CI Poly
  • Associate’s degree from an accredited University; or Certification: CompTIA Security+ ce; or GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC); or Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • Shall meet the minimum credential requirements for a Cyber IT/ Cybersecurity Workforce (CSWF) position as defined in Section 6, Table 3
  • 4 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)
  • Experience and skills in 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.
  • Experience and skills in understanding and applying industry-standard DoD/IC cybersecurity policies, standards, and frameworks such as MITRE ATT@CK, NIST, CMMC, etc.
  • Experience and skills in 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

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