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Computer Network Defense Tools Administrator

Envistacom Reston, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Job Title: Computer Network Defense Tools Administrator
Job Location: Reston, VA
FLSA: Exempt 
Job Description:
The Computer Network Defense Tools Administrator will manage, operate, and enhance the suite of security tools that enable the monitoring and scanning, remediate, and overall posture levels of the operational infrastructure. In this role, you will you will be responsible for the following:
The position requires the security tools systems administrator to monitor the health and serviceability of the tools; Primary Splunk administration. The individual must have the experience to operate and configure the tool to provide an operational view of the environment through reports and web enabled GUI presentation layers (Dashboards and reports). This will require the administrator to have the experience in the scoped design of ELK, Splunk, implementation (server and targeted managed nodes) and general to advanced administration (includes but not limited to – working in a multi-clustered / tiered customer managed environment, management of dashboards, reporting operations, and visual alarms/alert mechanisms to other commercial trap management systems).
Job Responsibilities:
  • Implement security tools and processes for efficient and effective operational management of the environment -- change management, monitoring, alerting, incident handling, customer request handling, etc.
  • Troubleshoot networking issues, enhance network performance and reliability.
  • Interact with Operations Engineers, Operators, and CND Analysts to provide solutions and resolve problems in a timely and proactive manner.
  • Specialized application of security settings and other commercial best practices such as DISA STIGS.
  • Define functional requirements, perform research, evaluate vendors/solutions, and design/implement solutions.
  • Engage/negotiate with operations stakeholders to develop software behavioral requirements; to be translated by software development into minimal viable product.
  • Develop and maintain capacity plans for Splunk – sizing for both aggregation as well as overall license management of the tool
  • Ability to clearly document and articulate findings that will enable team members to perform their duties
  • Provide technical engineering support to all phases of network development, operation and management.
  • Analyze network topologies and network performance.
Job Requirements:
  • Top Secret/SCI eligible and willing to take a CI Poly
    Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • BS Degree from an accredited university
  • Eight (8) years or more of experience as Security Tools Administrator (ELK, Splunk, Tenable, Nessus) on a large enterprise
  • An individual capable of multitasking, direct problem to solution-oriented results
  • Skills that would enable a candidate:
  • Shell scripting in Linux and Windows environments, Splunk training and certification, experience in the ability to build customer dashboards and visual models.
  • Desired Certification and Experience:
  • Splunk, ELK, Tenable, Nessus, Security+ certifications
  • 5+ years in IT Infrastructure, network, architecture, systems administration or security – to include firewall administration
  • Successful Candidates will be expected to perform the following tasks with minimal supervision and oversight.
  • Must have a DoD 8570.01 IAT certification level III.
Company Benefits:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance          
  • Health Savings Accounts/Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
  • Company-paid Long and Short-Term Disability
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays and vacation
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Shopping discounts through LifeMart/ADP
  • Voluntary Benefits through Aflac and LegalShield
  • Tickets to Sporting Events (select offices)
  • Tuition Reimbursement (after one year)



Reston, VA
20191 USA