Information Technology Scientist - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

Entering ManTech’s 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a “Top 100 Global Technology Company” by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this and many other accolades over the years for our dedication to serving the missions of our nation’s most important customers: U.S. Intelligence, Defense and Federal Civilian agencies. All know us as a trusted partner offering best-in-class solutions in cyber, data collection & analytics, enterprise IT, and systems and software engineering tailored to meet their specific requirements.

Become an integral part of a diverse team in the Mission, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions (MCIS) Group. Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, mission oriented Information Technology Scientist in Chantilly, VA with strong Customer relationships. At ManTech, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

As an Information Technology Scientist attached to Service Operations division, you will be responsible for providing critical systems and application infrastructure support to the Department of Defense. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a team across multiple technical areas to include operations, engineering, security, and systems development. It offers great opportunities for technical growth.

Responsibilities Include but not limited to:

  • Establish Automation as a core competency across the contract’s Service Operations, Service Design, Service Transition and Cyber Operations teams
  • Review existing processes and SOPs and apply automation in efficient ways to reduce and/or to reduce human interactions
  • Work with the Service Desk to establish a Tier 0 concept, allowing users to request and to fulfill their service request within minimal input from the Service Desk teams
  • Review Service Design Packages and Change Requests during requirements phase to identify high value areas to apply automation
  • Establish automation best practices, including repository of code snippets and vetted procedures, that are shared and implemented across teams
  • Assist teams automate monitor, reports, and dashboards to facilitate the create and use of the organization’s Situational Awareness Dashboard
  • Identify and implement process improvements working across teams
  • Implement automation solutions that ease the design of solutions; facilitate testing and implementation across multiple test environments; and
  • Participate in the organization’s Problem Management process to identify root causes, applying automation to permanently resolve and/or prevent future occurrences
  • Follow the organization’s change management and service design processes to apply automation to existing processing and to address emergent requirements
  • Review, apply, and enhance automation for generating and maintaining test environments for various development teams

Position Requirements:

  • Must have at least 10 years experience supporting Windows-based networks
  • Must have a strong background with PowerShell and PowerCLI
  • Must have experience working in JAFAN PL-3 or JSIG Accessibility Controls environments
  • Requires knowledge of network monitoring tools, SNMP, WMI, and best practices for implementing and using network management systems to deliver value
  • Requires advanced expertise and knowledge of virtualization, networking, SANs, Microsoft Windows systems, and how to apply automation
  • Capability to develop decision briefs and status briefs, including developing charts, trend analysis
  • Strong Knowledge of Security Controls within NIST 800-53 and how to satisfy the controls
  • Must maintain an IAT Level 2 certification (IAT Level 3 is preferred)
  • Must have certifications in Microsoft Windows Servers and VMware VCP
  • Valid US Drivers License

Security Clearance Requirements:

US Citizenship with an active TS clearance required and ability to obtain a potential SCI