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Cyber Detection Analyst - Military Veterans

at ManTech International Corporation

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Job Description

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first.  Can you protect and defend the most coveted target in the world to ensure the safety of information systems assets and protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction?

This position will be fixed shift, 4 days per week, and will hone your cyber skills with the latest technologies to take your career to a whole new level. At ManTech, you will 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 Detection Analyst to join our team in McLean, Virginia. Responsibilities for this agency-level Cyber Security support contract include, but are not limited to:

• Identifying misuse, malware, or unauthorized activity on monitored networks.

• Analyzing all relevant cyber security event data and other data sources for attack indicators and potential security breaches.

• Assisting in coordination during incidents.

• Identifying intrusions utilizing various detection and prevention systems and other security event data sources on 24x7x365 basis. 

• Analyzing intrusion related data to determine root cause and identify follow on activity while coordinating with Incident Handlers, Hunters, and various partners.

• Correlating data from intrusion detection and prevention systems with data from other sources such as firewall, web server, and DNS logs, to include netflow, metadata, and pcap analysis.

• Contributing in tuning and filtering of events and information, creating custom views and content using all available tools.

• Reviewing assembled data with firewall administrators, engineering, system administrators and other appropriate groups to determine the risk of a given event.

• Contributing to the development of playbooks and procedures for handling each security event detected.

This team provides 24/7 support. Shifts range from Sunday - Wednesday, Wednesday - Saturday, and Monday - Friday with 3 schedules on times. Shifts and scheduling are based upon availability. Shift differential is available!

Basic Required Qualifications:

Minimum of 2 years of experience in Cyber Security, InfoSec, Security Engineering, Network Engineering with emphasis in cyber security issues and operations, computer incident response, systems architecture, data management.

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

Familiarity with one the following classes of enterprise cyber defense technologies:

  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems

  • Network Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS).

  • Host Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS).

  • Network and Host malware detection and prevention.

Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing, communications, and briefing skills

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Security Clearance Requirements: '

Active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph

Required Certifications:

DOD 8570 IAT Level I or CSSP-A (Can be obtained upon starting)

Physical Requirements:

• Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%.

• Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer.

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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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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