CDM Advocacy Project Manager for National Science Foundation - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee   contract

United States

ManTech seeks a motivated, career and customer oriented Agency Advocate to join our team in the Reston VA area to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.

The Agency Advocate provides support to the National Science Foundation partnering with the agency to develop its strategy and roadmap to implement the next generation of cyber security capabilities in support of DHS’ CDM Program. The Agency Advocate will evangelize emerging CDM capabilities and work with the National Science Foundation to integrate these technologies with existing processes and procedures to solve the agency’s cyber security challenges, thereby reducing its risk posture. The Agency Advocate will simultaneously work with National Science Foundation and ManTech project teams to implement CDM capabilities in accordance with the agency roadmap. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 3 years supporting the National Science Foundation in a cyber security advisory, implementation or operations role.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Building trusted advisor relationships and partnerships with the agency CIO, CISO, and other key decision makers

· Providing Subject Matter Expertise (SME) across a broad range of cyber security technologies

· Providing enterprise-level architectural design and support to agency CISO/ISSO while providing internal direction around cyber security requirements

· Directing thought process around security requirements, methodologies, techniques and tools used to reduce the agency’s cyber security risk posture

· Capable of providing both high level guidance and in-depth technical discussions around the existing CDM toolsets and future capabilities of the CDM Dashboard

· Capable of giving decisive direction and providing internal teams with subject matter expertise to implement CDM capabilities

· Building and maintaining direct relationships across ManTech’s project teams supporting CDM and Agency POCs

Position Requirements:

· A Bachelor's degree preferred

· PMP Certification or similar preferred

· ITIL v3 certification or similar preferred

· Exceptional customer focus and predisposition for action

· Minimum 10 years of experience leading design and engineering efforts for large IT implementations, especially related to multi-faceted cybersecurity projects

· Strong understanding of industry best practices related to the implementation of cybersecurity tools, information security policy, NIST, and FISMA controls

· Proven ability to translate system design concepts into implementation plans

· Experience managing the deployment of enterprise-wide, COTS-based cyber security tools

· Proven ability to work across internal service organizations in the delivery of enterprise cyber security solutions

· Experience balancing the demands of multiple clients simultaneously

· Excellent oral and written communication skills

· Excellent presentation skills

· Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects

Security Clearance: Candidate will require U.S Citizenship and attain Public Trust Clearance, those with current access will get preference.