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Closeout Date: 2017-10-15
Description: HBSS Administrator (Mid-Level)

Praxis, Inc. is seeking an experienced HBSS (Host Based
System Security) 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.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the
• 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
• 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.

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.

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience with RMF, ICD 503, Xacta and/or eMASS
• 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.

Security Clearance:
• Must be a US Citizen.
• A TS/SCI clearance with the ability to pass a CI
polygraph will be required.
• Selected applicant will be subject to a
government security investigation and must meet
eligibility requirements associated with access to
classified information.

Only candidates invited for an interview will be
contacted. Employment is contingent upon the qualifying
applicant undergoing a comprehensive background check.
Submittals without salary requirements may not be
reviewed. Praxis, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer
and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or
ethnic origin, disability, marital status or veteran
status. Praxis, Inc. promotes affirmative action for
minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

Date Posted: 2017-09-15
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