Provide subject matter expertise and capability to consult/troubleshoot security related matters for enterprise information system and network architectures, access problems and implementation of security policies and procedures. Ensures security access and protects against unauthorized access, modification, or destruction. Demonstrate a familiarity with a variety of security concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Perform a variety of tasks with limited guidance and supervision. Reports to Team Lead.
Apply knowledge of information security principles and practices
Assist in managing and maintaining the security integrity of all IT systems and network architectures
Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and practices outlined in the security plan
Ensures program maintains Authorization to Operate
Ensures security documentation is maintained
Ensure all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, and are aware of their security responsibilities before granting access systems
Provide daily, ongoing security oversight of assigned systems as to the security impact of proposed modifications, additions, and technology refresh evolutions.
Advise users of the security features and procedures used in their ISs
Evaluate and develop approach to solutions while proactively assess items of risk and opportunities of vulnerability in the network
Provide vulnerability remediation and mitigation recommendations
Work directly with internal IT staff and customer to establish and enforce IT security best practices, protection objectives, process improvements and effective IT security controls
Perform system vulnerability scanning using approved software tools
Assist with the software installation, monitoring, troubleshooting, account management, and overall efforts to minimize system downtime
Assist in the administration of critical server infrastructure, including e-mail, backup and recovery, file servers and web servers
Assist in providing documentation on security practices and vulnerability mitigation reports
Assist in supporting accreditation activities
Participate in system reviews to include hardware and software, in-house development and provide recommendations for securing these systems
Assist in IT security incident response and documentation
Provide security administration for all IT Security applications and associated accounts
Perform regularly scheduled security reviews (e.g., technology, operations and personnel)
Participate in designing and managing IT Security strategy including both infrastructure and applications
Perform regularly scheduled software upgrades/updates
Assist with projects involving database and security issues and requirements
Understand and address security concerns with network infrastructure
Qualifications Requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent and five to seven years of related experience. Additional Qualifications 5+ years of experience as a Security Engineer supporting software architecture development environments
Expert on security directives, policies, publications and regulations
Experience in creating System Security Plans
Experience in IT security certifications (CIPP, CompTIA Security, CPP, PSP and alarm/badge system
Possess clear understanding of security protocols and standards and have experience with software and security architectures.
Understand how to design and implement security tests in accordance with stated criteria
Knowledgeable with security practices of Intranet and Extranet
Knowledgeable with packet analyzers
5 to 7 years of experience in IT security field
Able to work independently or within a team
Ability to work with minimal direction on a variety, sometime ambiguous, requirements
Strong communication skills, both oral and written
Organized, responsive and highly thorough problem solver
Familiar with security controls of Federal Information Systems Degrees Bachelor's Degree
Years of Experience See Qualifications Position Type Full-Time Shift Day Overview For more than 40 years, ManTech employees have been solving complex problems for the national security community. We are comprised of approximately 10,000 talented employees around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Half our employees have a military background, and more than 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,000 active contracts with more than 40 different government agencies.
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