Cybersecurity Tools Administrator – Must have an active TS/SCI Clearance and willing to take a polygraph, Springfield, VA, Immediate Hire

Job Description

Clearance: Active TS/SCI and willing to take a polygraph

Job Requisition ID: 587354626

Synertex is seeking a Cybersecurity Tools Administrator to support our government customer based in Springfield, VA. This position requires you to be onsite.

Benefits include competitive PTO, paid Government Holidays, a 401k with 6% matching and an inclusion in our employee profit sharing program.


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Cybersecurity Tools Administrator



  • 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). The Cybersecurity Tools Administrator is responsible for the following activities:
  • Configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining the hardware and software required to effectively manage cybersecurity toolsets across a global WAN.
  • Developing and maintaining systems documentation as it pertains to endpoint and network security capabilities and their implementation (CONOPs, SOPs, etc.).
  • Building tuning rules, alerts, and response activities that detect and mitigate perceived threats within the operational environment.
  • Monitoring, analyzing, and escalating indicators of compromise or anomalous activity identified via cybersecurity toolsets.
  • Developing reports and providing statuses on system health, wellness, availability and issue mitigation progress.

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited University; or
  • CompTIA Security+ ce or
  • GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC); or
  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • Four 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).
  • Demonstrated hands-on proficiency and expertise in the following areas:
  • 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.
  • Understanding and applying industry-standard DoD/IC cybersecurity policies, standards, and frameworks such as MITRE ATT@CK, NIST, CMMC, etc.
  • 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.
  • Shall meet the minimum credential requirements for a Cyber IT/ Cybersecurity Workforce (CSWF) position as defined in Section 6, Table 3.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated, hands-on proficiency and expertise in the following areas:
  • Conducting real-time system monitoring, threat analyses, incident response, or vulnerability management.
  • Administering malware protection and host-based security solutions, such as DISA HBSS, McAfee ePO, etc.
  • Administering EDR product solutions (e.g., Elastic, SentinelOne, CrowdStrike, Trellix, and Tanium).
  • Administering NDR product solutions (e.g., RedSeal, Ivanti, NetWitness, and StealthWatch).
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