Sr. IDS Analyst, Shift Lead - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract


United States

ManTech Mission, Cyber, and Intelligence Solutions is looking for a highly motivated, qualified professional to fill a Senior IDS Analyst, Shift Lead position in D.C. A wide range of knowledge including communication, technical and people management skills are needed such as:

Senior IDS Analyst, Shift Lead will perform:

  • CERT/SOC operations to include IDS event monitoring and analysis, security incident handling, incident reporting, and threat analysis.
  • Candidate should be familiar with common Intrusion Detection Systems, virus and malware behavior, and intrusion methodologies.
  • Candidate will monitor and analyze network traffic, IDS alerts, network and system logs, and available open source information to detect and report threats to customer networks.
  • Analyst will determine appropriate response action(s) required to mitigate risk and provide threat and damage assessment for security threats which may impact the customer networks.
  • Analyst may also support the Incident Response Team during incident investigations, vulnerability assessments, malware analysis, and the development of new defensive security solutions.
  • Shift Lead will also perform Daily Morning Briefs to customer stakeholders.
  • Additionally, candidate must be able to lead, manage and supervise a team of analysts.
  • This includes approval of timesheets, PTO, expense reports, conduct annual performance reviews, mentorship, coaching and counseling, as well as maintaining contract shift schedule.
  • Candidate must also be able to provide insight for development, testing, implementation and teaching new software security tools to junior and senior analysts.

Shift: Mon-Thurs 9pm-7am

Position requirements:

  • 2-5 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities described.
  • Previous operational experience in a CIRT, SOC, or CERT environment is preferred.
  • Additional knowledge areas of value include malware analysis, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, and computer forensics.
  • Prior experience with ArcSight, Splunk FireEye, NetWitness and Remedy a plus.