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Spinvi HBSS Engineer in North Charleston, South Carolina

As the Host Based Security System Engineer, you will provide Systems Engineering support to Navy Medicine Enterprise Services Operations Center.

This position is in a fast paced, flexible government environment, working with a team of diverse talented people with solid skills in each of their areas.

Adaptability to change is a must, and an active Secret security clearance is required for immediate consideration for this program.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deploy McAfee Agent, Virus Scan Enterprise, Data Loss Prevention, Host Intrusion Prevention Systems, Rogue Sensor, and other HBSS modules required for Windows/non-Windows systems

  • Develop and maintain HBSS policies and procedures in accordance with DISA standards

  • Tune DLP polices and deployments

  • Monitor and assess malicious attacks and report incidents to the proper IA authority

  • Monitor the Incident Handling and Rogue Sensor logs, investigate reported incidents, and modify existing policies as needed for approved exemptions

  • Validate, test, and coordinate all mandatory HBSS module upgrades

  • Create custom Firewall policies and work with Cybersecurity and CERT teams to identify, configure, and apply host-based IPS signatures to protect against zero-day threats

  • Create firewall exclusions based on customer demand and the C&A approval process

  • Work with the Remedy trouble ticket system to address the end user or system issues

  • Create queries and reports to collect various deployment statistics as required

  • Provide support to administrators in creating Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) exceptions and firewall rules in efforts to ensure secure site configurations per DISA guidance

  • Manage HBSS servers in the Navy Medicine Enterprise network and ensure that all are maintained and upgraded according to the latest DISA guidelines

  • Collaborate with Enterprise Information Assurance (EIA) team to ensure that Computer Tasking Order requirements are met within specified deadlines

  • Assist HBSS Administrators with HBSS component deployment/updates, policy creation/assignment and updates and query writing, as needed

  • Daily checks on Windows 2008 R2 servers to monitor the status and the state of the servers

  • Perform IAVA vulnerability scans using SCAP and Nessus scanning software

  • Participate in rotational on-call duties to provide after-hours support


  • SME in configuring and deploying McAfee HBSS Servers and all modules

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field (Preferred)

  • Possess knowledge of intrusion detection methods protecting DOD computer networks and systems

  • Possess experience interpreting, applying and advising others on DOD IA/CND policies, guidance and regulations

  • Extensive knowledge of PC/server hardware and software maintenance

  • Experience with physical (Dell, HP, IBM) and virtual (VMware) servers

  • Knowledge of Windows Active Directory services

  • Knowledge of DISA STIGs, IAVAs, and FDCC guidelines

  • Windows desktop Operating Systems, Windows server Operating Systems, SQL- both management and querying, IIS. Windows Server 2008 R2 administration

  • Familiarity with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)

  • Familiarity with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)

  • Familiarity with scripting batch, visual basic, PowerShell

Non-Technical Skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms with users and nontechnical staff

  • Abitlity to write brief how-to technical steps for team knowledge base


  • Long Term Disability

  • Basic Life Insurance

  • Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

  • Direct Payroll Deposit

  • Leave Accrual

  • Holidays

Optional Benefits

  • Short Term Disability

  • Additional (Voluntary) Life Insurance

  • Additional (Voluntary) AD&D Insurance

  • 401(k)

  • Medical Coverage

  • Dental Coverage

  • Vision Care Plan

  • Flexible Spending Account Plan

  • Online Training

  • AFLAC Supplementary Insurances

AAP/EEO Statement

Core4ce is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Core4ce does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Core4ce provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Core4ce complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Core4ce expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Core4ce’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to (Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment)