Shipboard Information Systems Network Engineer - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

Virginia Beach
United States

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Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

ManTech is seeking a Shipboard Information Systems Network Engineer to support our operations in Virginia Beach, VA.

Job Function:

  • Provide underway end-to-end C4I system and Information Systems Network support on U.S. Navy (USN) platforms.
  • Work in concert with Ship’s Force, Regional Maintenance Centers (RMCs), NIWC Capability Based In-Service Engineering Activities, and in accordance the Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual, provide end-to-end technical subject matter expertise to sustain and when able, repair fielded C4ISR systems and networks.
  • Perform requirements analysis, design, and integration for complex software applications and collaboration infrastructures
  • Implement System Security Requirements by developing the system security context, Security Concept of Operations {CONOPs), and Security Requirements Baselines from the gathered Customer and Stakeholder requirements.
  • Install System Security from the hands-on approach to participation in a multidisciplinary examination of all systems issues that provides input to the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process activities.
  • Assess Information Protection Effectiveness by focusing on the effectiveness of the information protection whether the system can provide confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, and nonrepudiation for the information it is processing that is required for mission success.
  • Evaluate Commercial off the Shelf (COTS} and Government off the Shelf (GOTS} technologies - systems, applications, and services -against the Activity's INFOSEC and Cybersecurity requirements and needs.
  • Conduct INFOSEC and Cybersecurity assessment testing and reporting in accordance with the RMF and NIST 800 53; identifies deficiencies and documents them as Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms) and provides recommendations for solutions in line with best practices and security industry standards.
  • Provide underway support for Navy operational requirements, exercise support and other projects to meet the needs of the Navy.

Required Skills:

  • Security+ certified
  • Four (4) years of direct experience with maintenance of Navy Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) or four (4) years of Tier III/IV network maintenance experience with Navy ship to shore networks or relevant DoD network architectures.
  • Experience with U.S. Navy Carrier (CVN) or Large Deck amphibious ship (LHD) Network systems.
  • Travel required

Security Clearance:

  • Eligible for a TOP SECRET clearance (i.e. must hold a current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) that has been adjudicated to Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) -704 standards within five years). Possible requirement to upgrade clearance level to TOP SECRET/SCI.

Desired Skills/Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information System or Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or relevant degree or six (6) years of direct experience with maintenance and sustainment of Navy afloat networks.
  • Needs to be a team player and communicate well
  • Ideally, to fit within our dynamic team, is someone who is not one-dimensional and open to being multi-faceted
  • Working knowledge of Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE), CISCO Adaptive Security Appliance and CISCO Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) administration.
  • Systems level engineering experience to support the scope of C4I networks aboard US Navy ships.
  • Experience with utilizing RF systems for off-ship network connectivity.
  • Experience with applying and verifying implementation of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint office products
  • Experience with DoD RMF or Federal Certification and Accreditation Processes for IT systems.
  • Have experience with DoD or Federal compliance testing methodologies securing and administering Windows operating systems

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.

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