Cyber Security Engineer Level 1 - Temporary

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

Provide cybersecurity engineering support in the dynamic, high-performance and growing Cyber Security ManTech team in Pasadena, CA. Work closely with the Cyber Security lead in the Mission systems Line of Business VP to deliver superior cybersecurity support services to the client, and ensure the proper security posture in a high threat environment.

(include but not limited to):

  • Assist in ensuring the adequacy of the Security Computing Environment
  • Directly assist in the assurance of information security and integrity of client environment by developing, communicating, and applying Best Practices and policy derived security requirements, standards, and tools in the areas of encryption, scanning and intrusion detection, and incident investigation.
  • Assist in risk analysis, risk assessments and comprehensive risk management

Implementing the organizational IT Security requirements / security protective measures Technical, Operational and Management (policy)

Anticipating and providing substantive input with revisions of the IT security policy

Developing and maintaining an IT Security Plans for all IT equipment

Working with client internal Cybersecurity on critical and high security incidents

Involved in functional and security testing of new, proposed IT products/solutions

Identify and fixed discovered vulnerabilities and mitigate risks

Maintain Key Escrow and perform the organizational Key Escrow processes

Supporting the organizational PIV-II and PKI implementation and processes

Performing technical support for Anti-virus cleanup

Required Experience and Skills:

  • 3+ years experience in Government ?consulting? and contracting including Cybersecurity / IA functional delivery role for Government client
  • Possess a some understanding of enterprise IT systems, software development languages, ITIL, ITSM
  • Knowledge of fundamental cyber security principles (authentication, authorization, encryption, non-repudiation, etc.)
  • Understanding of IT Security and cybersecurity including Windows client/Servers, routers, servers, storage technologies, firewalls, PKI, SSO, IdAM, HPG, etc.
  • In-depth understanding of DHS? Continuous Diagnostic & Mitigation, software patching, cryptography & key management, diagnostic forensics, application whitelisting
  • Must have understanding of NIST Cybersecurity Framework, Risk Management Framework (RMF) and SP800-53 controls
  • Familiarity with Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE), Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE), Common Platform Enumeration (CPE), and Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
  • Excellent time management, written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Must be highly motivated, goal-driven, and results-oriented
  • Must be self-disciplined, and possess positive, ?get things done? attitude with passion to ?take things up a level?
  • Self-disciplined and have a positive attitude
  • Ability to work with and build relationships with Government officials at all levels


  • Knowledge of and experience with NASA domain and computing environment
  • Knowledge of the NIST Cyber Security Framework, FIPS201-2 and NIST Special Publications (including SP800-37, SP800-61, SP800-62, SP800-73, SP800-78, SP800-137, SP800-144, SP800-157, SP800-160, SP800-161, and SP800-167; plus key Instructions / Policy on cybersecurity and Computer Network Defense issued by the Federal CIO
  • Working knowledge of DoD cybersecurity policy including understanding of cybersecurity documentation supporting the four goals of building & operating a trusted DoDIN
  • Working knowledge of Symantec PGP Full Disk Encryption (FDE), RES whitelisting and FireEye MIR security products
  • Possess strategic thinking ability, creativity/innovative ability and systems thinking
  • Ability to collaborate with peers in others part of the company for the benefit of ManTech


  • Bachelor?s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
  • Preferred (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or CompTIA Security+ Continuing Education (CE) certification in good standing

    Must be a US Citizen


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