Engineering Manager - 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 Engineering Manager to join our team in Ashburn, VA.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide the planning, direction, coordination, and control necessary to accomplish all work requirements
  • Manage, and oversee all technical activities performed by contractor personnel, including subcontractors, to satisfy the contract requirements
  • Responsible for all technical performance and will serve as the ManTech single point-of-contact with the program office for technical matters and issues

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience in Systems Engineering, including Requirements Analysis and System Architecture Design, and Architecting Border Security Solutions
  • Experience with managing technical teams that procure, deploy, and maintain License Plate Readers (LPR), Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Readers, Biometric Systems, Signage, and Mobile Technologies
  • Experience in middleware, software, and firmware maintenance activities, as well as upgrades, patches, and technology refresh
  • Ability to identify technology trends and provide recommendations for architecture enhancements to meet short-term and long-term mission objectives
  • Proven ability to motivate, enable, direct, and supervise a multi-disciplined technical team of up to 50 FTEs located throughout CONOUS locations to meet ongoing operations, projects and deliverable requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • An ITIL v4 certification
  • Demonstrated experience leading design and implementation of complex solutions on a large-scale program ($200M+)
  • An Agile or Project Management certification, such as: Certified ScrumMaster, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, SAFe Agilist or SAFe for Government, Project Management Professional (PMP) or Program Management Professional (PgMP) certification

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • U.S. citizenship
  • Ability to obtain an U.S. Customs and Border Protection Suitability (CBP) full background investigation

Physical Requirements:

  • Needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. 
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer. 
  • Often positions self to maintain computers in the lab, including under the desks and in the server closet. 
  • Frequently communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. 
  • May be asked to move Audio/Visual or Computer equipment weighing up to 50 pounds across and/or around a business campus or large facility.


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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