Lead Cyber Security Tools Architect - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (www.mantech.com)


  full-time   employee

District of Columbia
United States

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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 Lead Cyber Security Tools? Architect in the Washington DC area to provide unparalleled support to our customer.  The CST Architect will support the Tier III Cyber Security Tools Architecture function, which incorporates the continuous review, research, improvement, and modernization for all Customer CIO Enterprise Cyber Security Tools capabilities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Will utilize strong technical and managerial skills to effectively lead the enterprise cyber security tools architecture tier team of the program.
  • Understand aspects of program management, project management, risk management, change management, configuration management, and communication management. and closely monitor the work to ensure quality and follow through.
  • Provide technical advice, organizing, planning, directing, and managing contractor staff to ensure that goals and objectives of the cyber security tools architecture tier as well as, problem resolution and customer satisfaction, is accomplished within pre-scribed time frames and funding parameters, identifying user requirements; translating the requirements into project plans and milestones; directing and implementing plans; and presenting formal project status/plan briefings to the Government managers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least seven (7) years’ experience in program/project management or other cyber security relevant experience.

  • Must have experience performing a comprehensive current state Cyber Security Tools Assessment

  • Must have proven experience having built a comprehensive long-term future state Enterprise Security Architecture Strategy.

  • Must have previous relevant experience procuring Cyber Security Tools hardware and software

  • Must meet the appropriate operating system or computing environment certification for information assurance technical positions as required by DoD 8570.01-M for privileged/elevated access to any Cyber Security Tool. This includes separate specialized certifications or training that is required for each vendor specific Cyber Security Tool in order for the individual to architect, engineer, or sustain that specific capability. This also includes cloud environment specific certifications.

  • (IAT) Level II certification:

At least one of the following- CCNA Security, CySA+ , GICSP,

GSEC, CND, SSCP and CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent.

  • (IAT) Level III:?

CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH, or CCSP**

(equivalent to the CND-SP certification )

  • IASAE Level III:


  • CSSP-IS:

    CEH, CySA+, GICSP, SSCP, CHFI, CFR, Cloud+, or CND

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in the IC , especially with this customer.

  • Prior experience using XACTA for storing documents and implementing risk management processes.

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Current TS/SCI clearance with a Polygraph or current TS/SCI with the 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.
  • Additional Job Description


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