Junior Security Engineer

ManTech (www.mantech.com)


  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

United States

The corporate Information Assurance department of ManTech International Corporation is looking for a highly motivated, qualified professional to fill a Junior Information Security Engineer position in the Fairfax, VA area. A wide range of information security knowledge and skills are needed. Additionally, performing a variety of duties which includes, but are not limited to:

- Maintain IDS/IPS, SIEM, application whitelisting, network tap/forensic, enterprise mobility management, multifactor authentication and encryption technologies

- Develop technical solutions to resolve security issues and document standard operating procedures

- Evaluate new technologies and processes that enhance security capabilities

- Familiar with Unix/Windows operating systems, security system infrastructure, and security protocols (DNS, TCP/IP, FTP, SSH, SSL/TLS, and AES)

The ideal candidates will be experienced in most areas of this skill set, be a self-starter with an intuitive willingness to learn, and have the ability to adapt quickly to a fast paced and dynamic environment for high impact, mission-critical network security operations.


Previous operational experience in a SOC and with security technologies such as: ArcSight, Cisco SourceFire, Carbon Black, RSA Security Analytics, and McAfee is a plus. Additional knowledge areas of value include: scripting (PowerShell/Python) and virtualization. Educational and/or IT certifications preferences include any of the following: CompTia Security+, EC-Council (CEH), GIAC, an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems/Engineering or a related scientific or technical discipline; (experience may be substituted for education)

Candidate must be a US Citizen and must be eligible to obtain a TS security clearance.


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