Firewall Subject Matter Expert - Military veterans preferred

2021-05-27
ManTech (www.mantech.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Fort Meade
Maryland
20755
United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

ManTech’s Global Service Management-Operations (GSM-O) Program has an opening for a Firewall Subject Matter Expert supporting Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) at Ft. Meade, MD.

JOB SUMMARY:

The selected candidate shall provide support for defensive cyber operations activities and will be expected to actively engage with a variety of customers and mission partners.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Active participant in meetings with DISA and mission partner working groups.

· Train and mentor other team members.

· Support mission-critical Continuity of Operations (COOP).

· Evaluate current technologies and processes associated with DISA DCO to identify gaps.

· Provide expert advice and direction regarding the management and operation of all Palo Alto devices in the DISA enterprise architecture.

· Interact with the customer point of contact to set objectives/goals based on Palo Alto Networks technologies and available technology roadmap for architecture and design discussions.

· Provide requirements and strategies for future cybersecurity operations.

· Conduct and deliver weekly status updates to customer.

· Follow up on all taskers and due outs.

Basic Qualifications:

· Bachelor's degree in a related discipline with 8+ years of applicable combined education and experience; additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.

· Hold DoD-8570 IAM Level 1 baseline certification (Sec+ CE or equivalent) to start and must obtain CSSP-A certification within 180 days of start date.

· Proficient understanding of the Cybersecurity Framework in regards to identify, protect, detect, respond and recover within the Cyber Security Service Provider construct.

· Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience with DISA and DoD Networks.

· Expertise in Vendor Equipment (2-5 years).

· Expertise in Networking / Firewall based Cybersecurity technologies (5+ years)

· Skilled in building extended cyber security analytics.

· Advanced Certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP.

· Experience in intelligence driven defense and/or cyber Kill Chain methodology.

· Foster and encourage a collaborative environment to champion a cybersecurity culture.

Security Clearance Requirements: DOD TOP SECRET with SCI Eligibility. Must be a U.S. Citizen

Hours: 40 hrs/week; Standard Monday to Friday day shift.

Location: Ft. Meade, MD

Contract: The GSM-O 7-year contract is fully funded. Our GSM-O II re-compete award was announced and is valid for an additional 10 years through 29 July 2030.

POC: If interested, please apply to this position online/upload your resume and also directly contact our DISA GSM-O Recruiting Lead, Ben Sheppard, benjamin.sheppard@mantech.com, 717-491-8346 (please send copy of your resume and certifications).

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