Information Security Manager II (TS/SCI Required) - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first.  At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Information Security Manager II to join our team at the DHS Facility.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide certification and accreditation (C&A) capabilities to the HIRT, NCATS, and other NCCIC lab environments, deployable field kits, and associated elements. This will enhance support through continuous monitoring and updating the systems security packages, to include:
    • a) Manage and track security project tasks, including but not limited to security controls development and implementation, security testing and remediation, compliance tracking, and documentation for management and auditing activities; tracking of lab and field kit assets.
    • b) Assist in the completion of the accreditation process, as applicable, and help maintain the lab’s accredited status as required by DHS Office of Cybersecurity & Communications (CS&C) Information System Security Manager (ISSM) Office for Authorization to Operate (ATO) This includes, but is not limited to the following:
      • a. Inputting security artifacts into the CS&C Xacta risk management and compliance system.
      • b. Assist in completion of Privacy Threshold Analysis (PTA) and Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA).
      • c. Assist in selecting, implementing, and auditing security controls, contingency plan, configuration management, etc. based on guidance documents such as NIST SP800-53rev4, NIST Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) Publication 199, DHS 4300A Sensitive Systems Handbook, etc.
      • d. Perform security assessment and risk analysis including log auditing and vulnerability scanning.
      • e. Maintain and assist in remediating tasks in Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M).
    • c) Participate in meetings with stakeholders including but not limited to DHS OCIO personnel. NPPD Compliance officers, NPPD and CS&C Privacy officers, Public Affairs stakeholders, and CSC partner organizations who submit requirements and change requests.
    • d) Provide regular (weekly or more frequent) project management reports
    • e) Support the operations and maintenance (O&M) of lab environments and field kit assets.
    • f) Support regular updates to the lab and field kit technology by applying experience and demonstrated expertise in applying Agile-engineering methodologies in a Federal environment.
    • g) Support the growth, expansion, and continuous modernization of the lab environment(s) and associated technologies.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Computer Network Defense (CND) policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Knowledge of defense-in-depth principles and network security architecture
  • Knowledge of boundary protection and enclaving
  • Knowledge of authentication and access management technologies
  • Knowledge of several of the following areas is required: Understanding of business security practices and procedures; current security tools available; hardware/software security implementation; different communication protocols; encryption techniques/tools; familiarity with commercial products, and current lab infrastructure technology
  • Ability to serve as an Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

Preferred Qualifications:

Level II

  • (Minimum 4-6 years information security management experience with a High school diploma; or a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Information Management, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or related discipline, and with 2-4 years of information security management experience)
  • Proficiency at Level II includes all basic qualifications mentioned above in addition to:
    • Provide support to plan, coordinate, and implement the lab’s information security
    • Provide support for facilitating and helping the lab identify its current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of security related to lab systems
    • Assist the efforts of security staff to design, develop, engineer and implement solutions to security requirements
    • Responsible for the implementation and development of the DHS IT security
    • Gather and organize technical information about the lab’s mission goals and needs, existing security products, and ongoing programs
    • Perform risk analyses which also includes risk assessment
    • Provide support to plan, coordinate, and implement the lab’s information security
    • Provide support for facilitating and helping the lab identify its current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of security related to lab systems
    • Possess and apply expertise on multiple complex work assignments which are broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks
    • Have the ability to apply a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments
    • Plan and lead major technology assignments
    • Evaluate performance results and recommend major changes affecting short-term project growth and success
    • Function as a technical expert across multiple project assignments

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • TS/SCI

Physical Requirements:

  • Office work, typically sedentary with some movement around the office.

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.

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