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Principal Network Systems Engineer - Military Veterans

at ManTech International Corporation

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 Principal Network Systems Engineer to join our team in Chantilly, VA.

We offer 10k sign-on bonus OR 10K Relocation assistance with outstanding benefit package 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure the architecture and design of the customer's information systems are functional and secure.  

  • Provide system or network designs that encompass multiple computers and networks to include those with differing data protections/classification requirements.

  • Develops test and integration plans for new systems and software to ensure compatibility with current IT infrastructure.  

  • Provides operational support and maintenance, when necessary, to ensure systems functionality, availability, security, and performance.

  • Ensures all systems meet or exceed the business and security requirements in accordance with DOD directives and guidelines.

  • Prepares technical documentation, to include standard operating procedures and processes as well as Visio diagrams

  • Develops resolutions to complex problems that require the frequent use of creativity.

  • Administers and maintains classified networks and telecommunication systems and services to ensure optimum performance and availability.

  • Maintains technical proficiency in new IT technologies; keeps abreast of industry trends and makes recommendations to improve or advance services and system performance.

  • Communicates all computer network, system and service problems and outages immediately to the appropriate chain of command

Basic Qualifications:

  • DoD 8570.1 / DoD 8140.01 (IAT II Level) certification

  • DoD 8570 Computing Environment certification within 6 months of hire

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in IT, Cyber Security, Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Engineering, or similar field of study) and have 7+ years’ experience with information networks and related security concerns; or a Master's degree with 5+ years’ experience. Work experience or industry certifications demonstrating technical proficiency may be substituted for education requirements

  • Experience with Agile Scrum Methodology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft operating systems and software, VMware technology suite and Linux

  • Experience with VMware datacenter solutions for enclaves, multitenancy, high availability and disaster recovery

  • Experience with RMF and DODAF 2.0 documentation standards and Change Management process

  • Professional level MS, Linux, VMware, or cloud certifications

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision 

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • US Citizenship and active TS clearance is required.  SCI eligibility highly desired. Willingness to submit for CI Polygraph.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%.
    Needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

  • 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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation please click and provide your name and contact information.

Chantilly, VA

ManTech International Corporation

In business for more than half a century, ManTech has provided advanced mission-focused technology solutions and services for every branch of the federal government: Intelligence, Federal Civilian and Defense agencies.

We solve their toughest homeland and national security challenges – cost-efficiently, at speed, where our customers are – land, sea, air, space, cyberspace and everywhere in-between.

Learn why government depends on ManTech – where mission-driven teams and continuously-evolving technology solutions set the industry standard in full-spectrum Cyber, Mission and Enterprise IT, Cloud, Analytics, Automation and AI, Intelligent Systems Engineering and Data at the Edge.

At ManTech, nearly 50% of our employees are veterans. To us, it’s personal. We know you because we are you. And with today’s veterans being among the most sophisticated warriors that the nation has ever had, we want you to join our mission, join our family. ManTech provides mission-focused technology solutions and services for the U.S. defense, intelligence community and federal civilian agencies. We know the value that military service instilled in you and what only veterans can offer to our sophisticated workforce.  

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