Chief Information Security Officer

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

ManTech is seeking an experienced IT executive to serve as the Chief Information Security Officer on a multi-billion dollar, long-term contract supporting a government customer. This is an opportunity to shape and oversee all aspects of cyber Security for a user population of up to 50,000 users distributed across multiple locations throughout the United States.

Essential Job Duties:

Provides strategic vision, thought leadership and direction to the team to ensure secure systems across the entire enterprise of up to 50,000 users

Serve as the primary interface with the client CISO. Provide best practices to client gathered from industry experience, the ManTech CISO and ManTech?s Cybersecurity Community of Practice (CoP)

Provide SME level consultative guidance on all aspects of cybersecurity

Demonstrate thought leadership in all aspects of cybersecurity including but not limited to the creation and delivery of Security training and awareness programs

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 ensuring the adequacy of the Security Computing Environment(s)

Establish solid relationships and partnerships with organizational key stakeholders to help achieve key cyber Security objectives

Assist in risk analysis, risk assessments and comprehensive risk management

Lead the cybersecurity team, comprising of engineers and cyber professionals, responsible for the following:

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

o Anticipating and providing substantive input with revisions of IT Security policy

o Address issues escalating from Service Desk personnel, systems administrators, etc., to ensure the highest degrees of Security across all systems

o Developing and maintaining IT Security Plans for all IT equipment

o Working with client internal Cybersecurity on critical and high Security incidents and associated responses

o Supporting several Governance boards related to Security strategy, advanced Security technology and tools, and continued improvement

o Oversee functional and Security testing of new, proposed IT products/solutions

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor?s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience; Master?s degree preferred

Subject Matter Expertise in Government consulting and contracting including Cybersecurity/IA functional delivery role for Government client

Ability to provide day-to-day management of Security team and Security on the contract and provide strategy guidance, staying on the leading edge of Security technology

Must have experience performing or be considered a thought leader and ability to drive a cybersecurity program experience in leading teams and working with cross-functional teams

Broad knowledge of fundamental cyber Security principles (authentication, authorization, encryption, non-repudiation, etc.)

Comprehensive 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 full understanding of NIST Cybersecurity Framework, Risk Management Framework (RMF) and SP800-53 controls

Possess a solid understanding of enterprise IT systems, ITIL, ITSM

In-depth understanding of DHS? Continuous Diagnostic & Mitigation (CDM), software patching, cryptography & key management, diagnostic forensics, application whitelisting

Possess a comprehensive understanding of and have experience with the SDLC (Systems Development Life-Cycle) and systems engineering background

Broad knowledge of modern networking fundamentals with ?hands on? experience in enterprise computing networking and endpoint technologies

Excellent client handling skills and experience as a trusted adviser

Excellent team leadership and communications skills

Proven track record problem solving involving complex systems