Cyber Security Tools Sustainment Specialist - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

District of Columbia
United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

ManTech is seeking a motivated, mission oriented Cyber Security Tools Sustainment Specialist in the Reston, VA or National Capitol Region (NCR) area to provide unparalleled support to our customer.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Shall be an expert in the engineering design, development, direction, implementation, and sustainment of enterprise network cyber defense capabilities to prevent sophisticated cyber threats and vulnerabilities; or detect when prevention fails.
  • Shall understand the fundamentals of layered defense and zero trust technologies and processes.
  • Shall understand the lifecycle of the network threats, attack vectors and methods of exploitation.
  • Shall have specialized knowledge in computer network theory and understand IT standards and Cyber Security Tools architectures including but not limited to the OSI model, and the methods of exploiting those standards.
  • Shall be familiar with the utilization, configuration, and implementation of industry standard cyber defense capabilities including but not limited to web content filters, email security capabilities, Intrusion Detection System (IDS) Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), Host Base Security Solution (HBSS), Security Information and Event Management (SEIM), DNS security practices, advanced log analysis, network monitoring, network flow analysis, packet capture analysis, network proxies, firewalls, anti-virus capabilities, Linux/UNIX command line, and access control lists.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least seven (7) years’ experience in program/project management or other cyber security relevant experience.
  • Ability to travel 0-25% for engineering and implementation functions that may take to take place outside of the National Capital Region.
  • Must meet DoD 8570/8140 IAT Level II certification requirements consisting of one of the following: CCNA Security, CySA+ (previously listed as CSA+), GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND, or SSCP.
  • Must meet DoD 8570/8140 Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) - Infrastructure Support (IS) certification consisting of one of the following:  CEH, CySA+, GICSP, SSCP, CHFR, CFR, Cloud+, or CND.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Splunk training and/or certifications.

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.

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