CERT Lead - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (www.mantech.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented CERT Lead to join our team in Chantilly, VA to provide support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manages a growing team of incident response experts
  • Evaluates, proposes, and transforms capabilities, procedures, tactics, and techniques to better execute the IR mission
  • Performs actions in response to identified cyber intrusions
  • Determines appropriate course of action in response to identified cyber security incidents or anomalous network activity
  • Performs advanced analysis to include forensic seizures of hardware, malware triage and dynamic analysis, and determination of the scope of compromise during a cyber incident
  • Communicates with stakeholders and leaders to ensure incidents are managed appropriately
  • Acts as incident command during small scale incidents and cyber response subject matter expert during large scale incidents
  • Recommend enterprise protection measures based on incident trends
  • Prepares detailed recommendations for network defense improvements to close or mitigate incidents
  • Recruits and mentors incident handler talent
  • Documents impactful achievements of the team for leadership


Position Requirements:

  • DOD 8570 IAT Level 3
  • BS (bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or other closely related IT discipline)
  • Demonstrated experience in cyber incident response/detection or expert network engineering, system administration, or devops
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing, communications, and briefing skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in Cyber Security, InfoSec, Security Engineering, Network Engineering with emphasis in cyber security issues and operations, computer incident response, systems architecture, data managemen
  • Familiarity with the following classes of enterprise cyber defense technologies:

o   Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems

o   Network Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS

o   Network and Host malware detection and prevention

o   Network and Host forensic applications

o   Web/Email gateway security technologies

o   Experience with Splunk, Windows PowerShell, or similar technologies

Security Clearance Requirements:

TS/SCI with polygraph

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to be in a stationary position more than 50% of the time
  • Must be able to communicate, converse, and exchange information with peers and senior personnel
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a computer


ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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