Cryptographic Vulnerability Analyst - Military veterans preferred

2021-07-21
ManTech (www.mantech.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Linthicum
Maryland
21090
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 Cryptographic Vulnerability Analyst to join our team in the Linthicum location and will be part of a team that provides Cybersecurity Analysis and Cryptographic Engineering technical expertise.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify vulnerabilities and threats to cryptographic algorithms, functions, products, applications and systems
  • Leverage HUMINT, SIGINT, GEOINT, OSINT, and other information to assess vulnerabilities and conduct security evaluation of hardware and software components, architectures, algorithms and protocols
  • Analyze and characterize identified vulnerabilities and threats
  • Relate identified vulnerabilities and threats and the effects on the operations and missions supported by those systems
  • Compare and contrast various cryptographic attack techniques and developing operationally effective countermeasures
  • Provide formal and informal reports, briefings, and perspectives of actual and potential attacks against the systems, technologies, applications, operations, or missions being studied
  • Collaborate with threat analysts to conduct comprehensive, regular threat assessments of network cryptographic devices, components, and technologies
  • Use threat analysis and technical knowledge to provide security guidance and develop mitigations to threats and vulnerabilities

Basic Qualifications/Capabilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Computer Engineering and 3 years of experience, or a Master’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or Computer Engineering and 1 year of experience or in lieu of a degree, a total of 8 years of relevant experience.
  • Conduct security evaluations of hardware and/or software components or architectures
  • Create and maintain documentation on technical information and document research processes, analyses and/or the results
  • Write logical and accurate technical reports to communicate ideas across the enterprise
  • Develop mitigation strategies and countermeasures to address vulnerabilities of networks,

products, and services

  • Ensure secure transmission by designing, evaluating, or modifying encryption schemes or algorithms
  • Evaluate methods, tools, and techniques that can be used to secure information/communication systems and the facilities that house them
  • Analyze data using mathematical/statistical methods
  • Analyze new algorithms and protocols
  • Analyze problems to determine technical solutions
  • Apply mathematical or computational methods and lines of reasoning
  • Evaluate technical proposals and solution designs
  • Identify new applications of known techniques
  • Identify vulnerabilities to attack communications networks and systems and developing

countermeasures

  • Perform security analysis, evaluation and guidance on the design and implementation of

cryptographic and communication protocols

  • Apply concepts and principles of computer security and vulnerability analysis
  • Work individually or as part of a team and may serve as a team lead

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • TS/SCI FSP

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time
  • 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
  • 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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