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Tanium Engineer

  • Location: Fort Worth, Texas, 76155
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 days ago

Our client is seeking a Tanium Engineer for a contract opportunity in Fort Worth, TX! This Tanium Engineer will work as part of the Asset Discovery team to maintain and enhance the Tanium platform and it’s modules. This individual will assist with platform and module updates, coordinate with product owners from asset and vulnerability management to ensure requirements are met, and communicate with the vendor on issues and platform roadmap.

  • Creating documentation for requirements, engineering drawings and diagrams, as well as operational installation (runbooks) to deliver infrastructure services for projects
  • Maintain responsibility for the day-to-day installing, configuring, and managing of the Tanium solution, reviewing Tanium updates and release notes, updating Tanium core and modules
  • Translating business needs into actionable deliverables
  • Work with engineers and analysts to capture requirements for enterprise projects and identify the enterprise infrastructure services required
  • Document infrastructure environments in coordination with other infrastructure and application teams to ensure the system is secure, highly available, and scalable
  • Collaborate with project managers, other engineers, architects, administrators, and customers to deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Working with other enterprise infrastructure teams to deliver enterprise services to the businesses
  • Working with service providers of data centers to deploy new solutions
  • Explores and stays abreast of new technologies that can bring value to the organization
  • Manages technology proof of concept selection criteria, evaluation, and testing
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
  • 3 years of experience as a systems or infrastructure engineer, including backup engineering
  • 3 years of experience with Tanium
Mandatory experience
  • Tanium platform administration – RBAC, Groups (User and Computer), Sensors, Packages
  • Tanium Module Updates
  • Tanium endpoint troubleshooting
Desirable experience
  • Comply, Reveal, Map, and Discover modules
  • Task automation – saved question/action deployments
  • API integration – in and out
  • Knowledge of programming and scripting, including BASH, Python, VBS, or PowerShell
  • Experience with scripting or programming, including Perl, Python, C, C++, C#, Java, Bash and Shell, or Batch a plus
  • Capability to lead both technical and non-technical discussions.
  • Experience with Data Center managed service providers
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot issues and coordinate teams to resolve root cause
  • Ability to manage stressful situations and adapt to changing environments
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to exercise independent judgment with minimal direction from supervisor
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and implement solutions and/or workarounds
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to adapt to changing priorities and work environments
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with a keen desire to learn and expand depth of knowledge
  • Ability to thrive in a sense-of-urgency environment and leverage best practices
  • Proficiency in Agile project management methodology, specifically within the infrastructure area
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio)