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Cyber Security Analyst, MD-FORT MEADE

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USA-MD-Fort Meade

Full time


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 Cyber Security Analyst to join our team at Fort Meade, MD.


You will execute in real time, in accordance with mission requirements, incident handling, triage of events, network analysis and threat detection, trend analysis, metric development, vulnerability information dissemination, and the DoD Computer Network Defense Service Provider (CNDSP) methodology.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Executing in real time, in accordance with mission requirements:

Incident handling

Triage of events

Network analysis and threat detection

Trend analysis

Metric development

Vulnerability information dissemination

DoD CNDSP methodology

Coordinating Computer Network Defense (CND) operations with DoD Component Commands/Services/Agencies/Field Activities (CC/S/A/FA) and monitoring and reporting effect of DCO-IDM operations on CC/S/A/FA missions.

Providing the Intelligence Community (IC) with priority intelligence requirements (PIR) and indications and warning requirements for potential attacks against DoD information systems and computer networks

Centrally coordinating and/or recommending CND operations that impact more than one DoD Component.

Providing Defense-wide situational awareness and attack sensing and warning through fusion, analysis and coordinated information flows.

De-conflicting Vulnerability Analysis and Assessments (VAA) and Red Teaming with CND operations, and recommending changes to in progress or planned VAAs that may negatively impact CND operations. 

Monitoring the DoDIN for IAVA compliance and assessing impact on defense of DoD computer networks.

Developing a coordinated curriculum for CND education training, awareness, professionalization, and ensuring the implementation of the curriculum throughout the CNDS certification and accreditation process. 

Ensuring that all Computer Network Defense Service (CNDS)  providers have continuous information exchange and working together in synchrony, i.e., simultaneously execute a single prescribed Course of Action (COA) and that at any given time, a new COA can override the existing one. Coordination among CNDS providers is primarily effected through the CNDS Certification Authorities (CNDS/CAs) on behalf and under the direction of the USCYBERCOM.

Recommending Information Operations Conditions (INFOCON) changes in response to unauthorized activity (e.g., computer network attacks, computer network exploitation, system misuse), and to mitigate potential damage to DoD information systems and computer networks.

Basic Qualifications:

Tools experience with ArcSight, JIMS; Level II, Cyber Situational Awareness Cloud (CSAAC), and other SIEM Tools (Splunk, PCAP, or equivalent toolsets.)

Have knowledge of DoD Computer Network Defense with an understanding of the lifecycle of the network threats, attack vectors, and network vulnerability exploitation.

Previous experience working with CNDS providers or working in a CNDSP

Technical understanding in some of the following areas: network communication using TCP/IP protocols, basic system administration, understanding of malware (malware communication installation, or malware types), Computer Network Defense operations (proxy, firewall, IDS/IPS, router/switch, or open source information collection), Joint Operational Planning Process (JOPP).

Experience in an Operations Center providing and briefing Senior Leaders on threats and mitigation actions, SITREPs, Operational Updates, statistical support, strategic plans to harden defenses, and experience as an Action Officer (AO) to lead priority efforts

Have working knowledge of threat and vulnerability analysis, routing protocols, routing, intrusion detection systems, intrusion protection systems, Domain Name Service, or network traffic analysis

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical discipline and 4+ years of overall related experience. 4+ years of additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II, Security+ CE

ITIL v3 Foundation certified

Experience working with the Intelligence Community and priority intelligence requirements

Advanced communications and presentations skills (verbal and written) enabling precise conveyance of information across all CC/S/A/FA with command and proper enunciation of the English language

Strong interpersonal, organizational and critical thinking/problem solving skills

Flexible, dependable and be able to multi-task with priorities

Critical/logical thinking skills

Excellent customer service skills

Security Clearance Requirements:  

Must be a U.S. Citizen with a Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI Eligibility (TS/SCI) in JPAS and must be eligible for a C/I Polygraph. 

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

Location: Ft. Meade, MD

Physical Requirements:

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

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

The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information

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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ManTech / Equal Opportunity Employer / JBMAN-R44857 


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