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Hours Full-time
Location McLean, Virginia

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Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Are you interested in defending the most coveted targets in the world? Is advancing today's technology for tomorrow's threats to national security constantly on your mind? Then Join ManTech and help protect our country against our adversaries while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement. We encourage our team members to share and grow their skills and expertise while creating robust and cutting-edge solutions.

ManTech is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Cyber Detection and Response Analyst to join our dynamic Cyber Incident Response Team. As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for proactively monitoring, detecting, analyzing, and responding to cybersecurity incidents within our large enterprise network. Your expertise in incident detection, analysis, and response will play a vital role in safeguarding our organization's critical assets and ensuring the integrity of our information systems.

Our team provides 24x7x365 support to our customer. The Cyber Detection and Response Analyst will work a 4-day work week; 10 hours per shift. This is a 2nd shift position and the hours are 12pm - 10pm; staff is assigned to either Sun-Wed or Wed-Sat. The schedule is fixed and does not rotate. Shift differential applies.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Incident Detection and Monitoring

  • Incident Analysis and Investigation

  • Incident Response and Mitigation

  • Threat Intelligence and Vulnerability Management

  • Reporting and Documentation

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ years' experience in working within a Cyber Incident Response Team, Security Operations Center other Cybersecurity position.

  • Experience with using SIEM systems, network security tools, and log analysis tools.

  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles, incident detection, analysis, and response methodologies.

  • Knowledge of operating systems, network protocols, and security technologies.

  • Knowledge of the Mitre ATT&CK framework.

  • Knowledge of threat intelligence, vulnerability management, and security incident response best practices.

  • Ability to solve complex problems using analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail.

  • Ability to use communication skills, both verbal and written, to present complex technical information to non-technical stakeholders.

  • Ability to obtain a DoD 8570 IAT-II certification within 6 months of starting position

  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related preferred.

  • Relevant certifications such as GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) or Certified Incident Response Handler (GCFA) are preferred.

Clearance Requirements:

  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph

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

  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.



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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