Cyber Network Defense Malware Lead - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

District of Columbia
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.

ManTech is seeking a motivated, mission oriented Cyber Engineer Expert in the Reston, VA or NCR region area to provide unparalleled support to our customer.  The Cyber Engineer Expert will be responsible for the design, development, implementation, and/or integration of a DoD Information Assurance (IA) architecture, system, or system components.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as the principle technical advisor and subject matter expert for malware reverse-engineering services.
  • Expertise in enterprise malware analysis.
  • Knowledge of the utilization, configuration, and implementation of industry-standard malware analysis including but not limited to static and dynamic tools and techniques, complex analysis of forensic, event and signature data as well as binary, mobile, and executable code leading to the detection of a variety of threat types including malware and potentially advanced persistent threats.
  • Expertise in capturing and performing initial analysis on captured volatile data, log data, captured network traffic data,
  • Document analysis techniques.
  • Create code in C, Python, or JavaScript.
  • Understanding of functional exploits, the creation of custom shellcode, code to bypass typical security measures, and ring 0 programming.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least nine (9) years’ experience in knowledge management, or similar field.
  • IAT Level II Certification consisting of one of the following:  CCNA Security;  CySA+ (previously listed as CSA+); GICSP; GSEC; CND; SSCP
  • Coding in C, Python, or JavaScript
  • Expertise in enterprise malware analysis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Splunk training and/or certifications
  • Experience performing as an 8570.01-M, Computer Network Defense Incident Responder (CND-IR).  
  • IAT Level III Certification consisting of one of the following: CASP+ CE; CCNP Security; CISA; CISSP [or Associate]; GCED; GCIH, CCSP

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Current TS/SCI clearance with a Polygraph or ability to obtain a Polygraph before starting employment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer.
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management, and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

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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