Defensive Cyber Operations Systems Manager - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

Fort Meade
United States

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All ManTech employees will need to meet the requirements set forth in Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring all covered contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

ManTech’s Global Service Management-Operations (GSM-O) Program has an opening for a Defensive Cyber Operations DCO Systems Manager supporting Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) at Ft. Meade, MD.


The selected candidate shall provide support for defensive cyber operations activities and will be expected to actively engage with a variety of customers and mission partners.


· Provide input to capability working groups to develop solutions for cyber situational awareness issues

· Maintain on a daily basis, track, and advise on cyber situational awareness platforms concentrating on data management of systems including, but not limited to:

*Secure Information Event Manager (SIEM) *Big Data Platform (BDP) *Cyber Situational Awareness and Analytic Capability (CSAAC) *Analyst Collaboration Tool (ACT). *Provide status updates daily with a weekly roll up.

· Track system outages, system health, data health, data tagging, and data shaping and report status daily.

· Support mission-critical Continuity of Operations (COOP).

· Develop, schedule, and perform User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for various cyber situational awareness tools.

· Provide requirements and strategies for future cybersecurity operations.

· Train and mentor other team members.

· Follow up on all taskers and due outs.

Basic Qualifications:

· Bachelor's degree in a related discipline with 8+ years of applicable combined education and experience; additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.

· Hold DoD-8570 IAM Level 1 baseline certification (Sec+ CE or equivalent) to start and must obtain CSSP-A certification within 180 days of start date.

· Proficient understanding of the Cybersecurity Framework in regards to identify, protect, detect, respond and recover within the Cyber Security Service Provider construct.

· Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience with DISA and DoD Networks.

· Advanced Certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP.

· Experience in intelligence driven defense and/or cyber Kill Chain methodology.

· Foster and encourage a collaborative environment to champion a cybersecurity culture.

Security Clearance requirement:

DOD TOP SECRET with SCI Eligibility. Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Hours: 40 hrs/week; Standard Monday to Friday day shift.

Location: Ft. Meade, MD

Contract:   The GSM-O II 10 year contract is fully funded.

POC:   If interested, please apply to this position online/upload your resume and also directly contact our DISA GSM-O Recruiting Lead, Tom Stack, , 410-272-8989 (please send copy of your resume and certifications).


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