Cyber Security Operations Lead - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

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, 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 Cyber Operations Lead to join our team in the Huntsville, AL area 



Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Assists with performing engineering support and system administration of specialized cybersecurity applications, systems, and networks in a cyber security operations center environment to include installation, configuration, maintenance, patching, and back-up/restore

  • Assists with creation, editing, and management of signatures, rules, filters, and custom content for specialized cybersecurity systems including but not limited to network and host-based IDS, IPS, and SIEM systems

  • Assist in the allocation of resources (staffing, facilities, and budgets) on the contract

  • Act as internal and external expert on matters relating to intrusion detection and incident response

  • Lead investigations into network intrusions and other cyber security breaches

  • Lead a coordinated response to complex cyber-attacks that threaten assets, intellectual property, and computer systems

  • Lead the development and improvement of security monitoring and incident response processes and solutions as required to support our cyber security program

  • Operate security monitoring and incident response toolsets with a focus on continuous improvement

  • Research and recommend solutions for incident response and digital forensics

  • Provides Tier 3 maintenance support for deployed cybersecurity technologies within the Enterprise

  • Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects


Basic Qualifications:  

  • A minimum of 7 years related Cyber and Systems Engineering experience 

  • Experience in a related security technology or discipline such as Identity and Access Management, Cybersecurity Operations, Cybersecurity Engineering, IT Security Audit, and Information Assurance 

  • IAT Level 2 certification 

  • B.S. or relevant experience in related field 


Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Demonstrated experience in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting

  • Direct experience in managing multi-task contracts and subcontracts of various types and complexity, as well as experience in leading a multi-vendor environment is required 

Clearance Requirements: 

  • Current TS/SCI clearance 

  • Ability to obtain a CI polygraph after customer onboarding 


Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be able to be in a stationary position more than 50% of the time 

  • Must be able to communicate, converse, and exchange information with peers and senior personnel 

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a computer 

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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