• JRSS JMT - Tipping Point Engineer (SME)

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Clearance Requirement
    Education Requirement
    Bachelor's Degree
    CISSP, Sec+
    Experience Level
    8570 Compliant
    IAT 2
  • Overview

    SMS is seeking a Trend Micro Tipping Point specialist (Subject Matter Expert) to support the DoD's JRSS (Joint Regional Security Stack) deployment activities, a multi-year, global effort to
    improve the DoD's security posture and provide enhanced security capabilities and analytics by centralizing and virtualizing network security into regional stacks rather than locally distributed appliances.


    SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 


    We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 

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    In this role, you will act as the senior support person for the JRSS Tipping Point implementation. In this capacity you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team that supports the active and passive Computer Network Defense (CND) tools deployed in JRSS stacks. You will also integrate with other technical teams, with DISA personnel, with vendor technical support personnel, and with technical representatives from DoD services.

    The successful candidate will be able to do the following Tipping Point tasks: Install and configure the tool (including any work that needs to be done on the underlying OS)Integrate the tool for RBAC services such as AD, LDAP, TACACS+Configure the tool to work with system health monitoring tools via SNMP for status Create and edit profiles appropriate for the customer environmentCreate custom rules with the DB toolkitApply profiles to virtual segmentsUnderstand filters with profiles and impact they have on performanceMonitor the tool's health and performanceTune system parameters to enhance/improve system performanceProvide Tier 2/3 troubleshooting for Tipping Point issues, either within the tool or as part of an integrated team of professionals addressing larger issuesAssist other JRSS teams that perform lifecycle O&M on the tools by acting as tool expertConfigure, troubleshoot, and monitor Tipping Point event flows including the integration of Tipping Point data into a SIEM for use by cyber intrusion analystsProvide "on the job training" to less experienced JRSS, DISA or DoD Services' team members act as the senior subject matter expert on the tool for interactions with other teams.



    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 14 years or more of professional experience;
    or 12 years of professional experience with a related Master's degree or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree.




    Experienced with installing and configuring Tipping Point (including any work that needs to be done on the underlying OS)Experience with the integration for RBAC services such
    as AD, LDAP, TACACS+A good understanding of TCP/IP communications and Linux/Unix server construction, configuration, and maintenanceA general knowledge of router and firewall functionality on a network.Experience with SNMP and configuring Tipping Point for health monitoring Experience with developing custom rules with the DV Toolkit A good understanding of filters with profiles and the impact on performanceExperience with monitoring health and performance of Tipping PointExperience with Tipping Point performance tuning Good written and oral communications skills and be able to appropriately present highly technical material to both technical and non-technical audiences. An ACTIVE DoD Secret clearance is required to work on this program. In addition, you must be able to successfully obtain up to Top Secret based on requirements from the customer and program.DoD 8570 IAT2 certification is required



    Prior experience as a network intrusion analyst or Security Operations Center analyst. Experience configuring and maintaining the tool in a multi-tenant environment Experience with one or more of the other CND tools in the JRSS cyber suite: Fidelis DLP and MDE SourceFire ArcSight Gigamon Opswat Inquest Argus/Bro ELK (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana).


    SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


    SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.  


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