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Cyber Security Analyst, OH-COLUMBUS

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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 in the Columbus, OH area.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Providing cyber security services for Department of Defense networks.

As part of incident investigation, analyzing threat intelligence, correlating actionable security events, and reviewing network traffic alerts to identify compromises in DoD customer networks or hosts.

Reviewing DoD and open source intelligence for threats.

Utilizing alerts from end points, IDS/IPS, netflow, and custom sensors to identify compromises on customer networks/endpoints. 

Reviewing massive log files, pivot between data sets, and providing evidence for incident investigations. 

Performing incident reporting in accordance with DoD requirements. 

Identifying Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) and integrating those into sensors and SIEMs.

Triaging alerts to identify malicious actors on customer networks.

Reporting incidents to customers and USCYBERCOM.

Basic Qualifications:

BS and 4+ years of prior relevant experience (4+ years of related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree)

DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (Security+ CE, CISSP, or equivalent).

Demonstrated understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.

Knowledge of malware and other threats targeting large government enterprises.

Demonstrated commitment to training, self-study and maintaining proficiency in the technical cyber security domain.

Willing to perform shift work. 

Preferred Qualifications:

CND experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.

Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).

Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model,defense-in-depth and common security elements.

Demonstrated hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data (e.g. Netflow, Full Packet Capture), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations.

In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (e.g. ArcSight, Splunk,Nitro/McAfee Enterprise Security Manager, QRadar, LogLogic).

Experience and proficiency with any of the following:Anti-Virus, HIPS/HBSS, IDS/IPS, Full Packet Capture, Network Forensics.

Experience with malware analysis concepts and methods.

Unix/Linux command line experience.

Scripting and programming experience.

Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.

Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense and/or Cyber Kill Chain methodology.

8570 CND Analyst Certifications (CEH) — required within 4 month of start date

Security Clearance Requirements:

Must be a U.S. Citizen with an Active Top Secret clearance with ability to obtain a TS/SCI in JPAS.

Hours: 40 hrs/week; Shift work with ability to work on a schedule that may include nights, weekends, and holidays.

Location: Columbus, OH

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.

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 in these situations.

The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office.

The person in this position will need to be able to operate 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 / Equal Opportunity Employer / JBMAN-R43468 


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