Cyber Security Operations Specialist (CSOC)

USA VIRGINIA Springfield
Become an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in the Mission, Cyber, and Intelligence Solutions group. 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 Operations Specialist to join our team in the St. Louis, MO area to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Analysts assigned to the Tier I team perform the following: Provide 24x7x365 Information Assurance monitoring. Monitor intrusion detection and protection systems and perform network traffic analysis. Execute event/incident procedures. Interface and cooperatively work with other Cyber Support teams and Government oversight points of contact on incident resolution. Identify and manage process improvements in intrusion detection and protection.

Analysts assigned to the Tier 2 team perform the following: Conduct Incident handling and direct agency incident response to cyber incidents. Recommend appropriate mitigation activities to minimize down time, mission impact and restore service. Correlate and analyze precursors to incidents and provide recommendations to mitigate related vulnerabilities and activity. Participate in the definition of cyber tool requirements and assist in the implementation and transition to operations of delivered cyber tools.

Analysts assigned to the Tier 3 team perform the following: Conduct forensic acquisition and analysis of cyber security incidents. Conduct forensic acquisition and analysis of cyber security incidents. Perform “Hunt Operations” actively searching for indicators of compromise. Provide information for the indicator database and assist with signature creation and tuning to ensure proper agency cyber defenses. Work directly with system administrators to remediate systems to mitigate and/or prevent incidents of compromise. Actively work to reduce and mitigate findings from “Hunt Operations” or from other assessments and will report progress as requested by the Government.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree (in Engineering, Computer Science or related field) or equivalent,

3+ years of specific experience working in a Cyber Security Operations Center environment

Analysts assigned to Tier 1 Team require CND-A certification; Tier 2 requires CND-IR certification; Tier 3 requires CND-AU certification

Security Requirements:
An Active TS/SCI clearance is required.

Requires Bachelors degree and seven to nine years of related experience with a minimum of four years experience in one or more of the following: computer network penetration testing and techniques; computer evidence seizure, computer forensic analysis, and dat recovery; computer intrusion analysis and incident response, intrusion detection; computer network surveillance/monitoring; network protocols, network devices, multiple operating systems, and secure architectures. Ability to obtain a security clearance.
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ManTech International Corporation is comprised of approximately 7,300 talented employees who use advanced technology to help government and industry meet some of their greatest challenges 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. Nearly half our employees have a military background, and approximately 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation’s defense, security, health, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,100 active contracts with more than 50 different government agencies.


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