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Description: Host Based System Security (HBSS) Administrator (Mid
Level)

Position Location: Stafford, VA

Praxis Inc. engineers aerospace capabilities for problems
of national interest. Our core competencies are system
engineering, mechanical and electrical systems,
spaceflight qualification and testing, software
engineering, cybersecurity, robotics, and program
management. We solve challenging problems, provide
competitive salaries, and offer excellent benefits.
Looking for a career with purpose? Come and join the
Praxis team!


Job Description:

Praxis, Inc. is seeking an experienced Host Based System
Security (HBSS) Administrator. The successful candidate
will have a firm foundation in IT fundamentals to
implement and tailor custom solutions within an evolving,
research environment. Candidate provides backend server
and end-user support as well as continuous monitoring and
compliance validation. Strong interpersonal skills and
the ability to work well in a team is required. This
work to be performed within the Stafford, VA area.

Responsibilities:

• Maintain, monitor and update HBSS servers,
clients and packages.
• Harden new or upgraded HBSS servers and required
applications using STIG and SCAP tools. Resolve or
mitigate findings as identified.
• Interface with customers to troubleshoot or
mitigate potential conflicts with mission systems and
applications. Document and submit valid exemption
requests. Coordinate and schedule maintenance windows
with consideration of research requirements.
• Write, test and implement security and ePO
policies to enforce security controls and monitor
compliance.
• Support RMF (Risk Management Framework) and
accreditation processes.
• Support and utilize the CM (Configuration
Management) process to coordinate policy, baseline and
system changes with stakeholders.
• Perform continuous monitoring tasks, document
results and reports.
• Assist Windows, Linux and Cisco System
Administrators as a member of the IT team.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in IT or Networking is
required. Current/past work experience can be
substituted for technical degree.
• 1-3+ years of HBSS Administration experience with
HBSS 201 (or higher) certificate.
• Must be compliant with DoD 8570 certification
(Security+, CISSP, etc.)
• Successful candidates must be well organized, a
good communicator, and capable of multi-tasking; must
possess strong analytical skills, and be able to work
independently as well as in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with RMF, ICD 503, Xacta and/or eMASS
beneficial.
• Experience implementing additional security
requirements such as PKE, Audit, Discovery or CAC
authentication a plus.
• Proficiency with additional security tools such
as firewalls, Nessus or Wireshark desired.
• Windows, Linux or Cisco System Administration
experience preferred.

U.S. Citizenship Required: Yes

Eligibility to Obtain and Maintain a DoD Security
Clearance
Required for this Position: Yes, an existing Top
Secret/SCI is required, with ability to acquire/pass a CI
polygraph.

Travel: Yes; 5% or less

Relocation Assistance Available: No

Position Contingent Upon Award of Contract: No

Praxis Benefits:

Praxis offers a stable work environment, a competitive
salary and a comprehensive benefits package; including
ESOP participation, 401k Plan, Flexible Work Schedules,
Tuition Reimbursement, Co-Sponsored Health Plan, Paid
Leave and much more.

Applying to Praxis:

Only those candidates invited for an interview will be
contacted. Employment at Praxis is contingent upon the
successful completion of a comprehensive background check
and security investigation.

Praxis is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse
workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity
Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions
without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status,
national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any
other protected class.
 
Date Posted: 2017-12-12
 
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