IDS Analyst IV/Network Security

2018-05-06
ManTech (www.mantech.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee   contract


Arlington
Virginia
United States

Become an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in the Mission, Cyber, and Intelligence Solutions group. At ManTech International Corporation, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.


Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented IDS Analyst IV to join our team in the Washington, DC area to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
The Network Security Specialist is responsible for examining malicious software, suspicious Network activities, and non-authorized presence in the Network to analyze the nature of the threat, and secure and monitor firewall configurations. The NSS needs to understand the specimen?s attack capabilities, its propagation characteristics, and define signatures for detecting malware presence.

By understanding the Network principles and security, this expert can build a robust Network that provides the proper functionality and correct level of security. Ability to work in both a classified and unclassified environment on the front lines of homeland security and counter terrorism. Ability to become engaged with several Network security technologies to include IDS, Firewall, A/V, vulnerability scanning, content filtering, load balancing, encryption, VPN, security information event manager, packet-capture, netflow analysis, incident response, etc. Team environment with senior IT professionals who share knowledge and experience freely. Several opportunities for technology training and advancement.




Position Requirements:

  • Must possess a Bachelors degree in relevant field (CS, IT, IA, etc) and 9-15 years experience or demonstrated experience leading an IA compliance group
  • Experience with the installation/administration/troubleshooting/engineering of Network security technologies to include enterprise anti-virus, firewalls, intrusion detection and intrusion prevention systems (IDSs/IPSs)
  • Should possesses strong experience securing and monitoring firewall configuration
  • Ability to analyze malware, i.e. (worms, viruses, trojans, rootkits and bots), and define signatures to detect malware



Security Requirements:

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Active Top Secret Clearance required.
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