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ManTech Information Systems Security Officer in Chantilly, Virginia

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 Information Systems Security Officer to join our team in Chantilly, VA.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the ISSM in meeting their duties and responsibilities

  • Prepare, review, and update authorization packages

  • Ensure approved procedures are in place for clearing, sanitizing, and destroying various types of hardware and media

  • Notify ISSM when changes occur that might affect the authorization determination of the information system(s)

  • Conduct periodic reviews of information systems to ensure compliance with the security authorization package

  • Coordinate any changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware of a system with the ISSM and AO/DAO prior to the change

  • Monitor system recovery processes to ensure security features and procedures are properly restored and functioning correctly

  • Ensure all IS security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals

  • Ensure audit records are collected, reviewed, and documented (to include any anomalies)

  • Attend required technical and security training (e.g., operating system, networking, security management) relative to assigned duties

  • Execute the cyber security portion of the self-inspection, to include provide security coordination and review of all system assessment plans

  • Identify cyber security vulnerabilities and assist with the implementation of the countermeasures for them

  • Prepare reports on the status of security safeguards applied to computer systems

  • Perform ISSO duties in support of in-house and external customers

  • Conduct security impact analysis activities and provide to the ISSM on all configuration management changes to the authorization boundaries

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years related experience

  • Prior performance in roles such as System, Network Administrator or ISSO

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (4 years)

  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 2 within 6 months of the date of hire.

  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information

  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

  • Must be familiar with current security policy/manuals Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision

  • Willingness to travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting Special Access Programs

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Current Top-Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

  • 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

  • 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 situation

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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