Paragon Technology Group

  • Desktop Management Specialist - Tanium

    Job Location US-NC-Raleigh
  • Overview

    Paragon Technology Group, Inc. is a leading provider of strategic technology solutions to the public sector. Founded in 1997, Paragon has been recognized as one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the Washington, D.C., Metro area. Paragon delivers an extensive suite of IT services across the public sector and is renowned for delivering technical excellence in every client engagement.


    We are currently searching for a Desktop Management Specialist with Tanium experience to join our team in support of the USPS. This positionis located in Raleigh, NC at the RITSC Campus.

    • Team size is 5 – 10
    • Similar skillset to systems administrator. 
    • Looking for someone who has been in an environment where automation is required, not someone who has been doing things manually - Scripting experience is important.

    Day-to-day activities: 

    • Interfacing with CSOC
    • Support patching
    • Tanium support

    Two primary goals for someone in this role: 

    • Patch management automation using Tanium
    • Finding and removing unsupported software


    • Extensive experience (7+ years) in information security operations and/or related IT operational functions
    • Must possess a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Information Security (Masters Degree preferred) or equivalent work experience.
    • Worked with 1k+ desktops at 50+ locations. 20+ servers. Enough to require extreme automation.
    • Experience with Tanium.
    • Experience with Firewall concepts and rules
    • Experience with WAN/LAN network configuration, protocols, and bandwidth restrictions
    • Ability to troubleshoot workstations and server (Windows 7 and 10 severs 2008, 2012, 2016)
    • Ability to independently installs, tests, and implements complex component-level changes within the technology infrastructure.
    • Ability to operates, maintains, and provides customer support for a wide variety of complex technology components.
    • Ability to analyze and develop innovative resolutions for complex problems involving availability and/or performance at the component level. 
    • Works independently with vendors to resolve problems and, implements solutions.
    • Must be able to obtain a Government Sensitive Clearance (US Citizenship or Permanent Residence/Green Card status required). Must not have travelled outside of the US for a combined period of 6 months (or longer) within the last 5 years.

    CERTIFICATIONS: (One or more required):

    • Microsoft Certified Solution Expert (MCSE), CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA), CISCO Certified Network Engineer (CCNE), VMware Certification (VCP-6), CompTIA Security+, CISSP. 

    Paragon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.


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