Tanium SME, Lead

Tanium SME, Lead

Booz Allen Hamilton | Maryland, NY, 12116, US
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Tanium SME, Lead

The Opportunity:
Are you ready to shape cyber defense for clients? Are you looking for an opportunity to help design a layered defense approach to protecting data and networks from the constant onslaught of cyber-attacks? If you want to make a difference and contribute to the security and protection of your client's information and have a passion for using cyber tools, specifically Tanium, to achieve these ends, you want to join our team as a Tanium SME.

As a Tanium SME and Administrator on our security architecture, engineering, and sustainment team, you will be responsible for assessing a client's as-is security architecture and guiding the client in the design or re-design of their security implementation around Tanium, using the tool as a component of a layered security approach. You will consult on Tanium and its various roles and, as required by the client, design roles and the agency's Tanium implementation IAW industry best practices, and work with a group of talented cyber security professionals with expertise in a variety of cyber security tools. You will work individually or in a small integrated team, and may also lead a task, project, or team.

You will ensure project completion and provide guidance and direction to lower-level te chn i cia ns, spe cia lists, and managers. You will direct multiple contractor and subcontractor teams through to project completion. You will perform systems administration of cyber tool sets with a focus on Tanium and server systems connected to networks across multiple classification domains. You will provide support to developmental and operational systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring, and problem resolution for client, server, storage, and network devices. You'll configure and manage UNIX and Windows operating systems and install or load operating systems and application sof tware as necessary. You'll actively and passively scan for vulnerabilities and misconfigurations and develop automated Tanium scripts to do the same across the client's enterprise. You'll provide Tier 2 and Tier 3 problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of issues with Tanium or integration of Tanium with other tools.

You Have:

  • 6+ years of experience as an IT systems administrator, installing and configuring cyber tools, including Tanium
  • Experience with Windows and Linux server
  • Ability to identify, diagnose, and resolve te chn ical issues and problems with installed sof tware and applications, including Tanium
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • HS diploma or GED and 8+ years of experience as an IT systems administrator or Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of experience as an IT systems administrator
  • Active DoD 8570 IAT Level III Certification
  • Active DoD 8570 IASAE Level III Certification, including CISSP-ISSAP, CISSP-ISSEP, or CCSP

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with remediation, STIG compliance, and security scans, including SCCM, MECM, or ACAS
  • Experience with DoD Risk Management Framework
  • Experience with managing AD and Group Policies
  • Experience with working in a Security Operations Center ( SOC ) or Network Operations Center ( NOC )
  • Knowledge of Security Information Event Management ( SIEM ) platforms
  • Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate across teams
  • Ability to automate tasks using Ansible, PowerShell, or Bash
  • Possession of excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Tanium Certification, including Certified Administrator, Certified Spe cia list Cloud Deployment, or other advanced Tanium Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information ; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.

Create Your Career: 
When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your te chn ical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.


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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $106,200.00 to $242,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

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