ManTech JFHQ DODIN Operations Planner in Fort Meade, Maryland

Cyber Operations Planner

ManTech International Corporation is actively recruiting for TS/SCI cleared cyber security and intelligence professionals to support the Joint Force Headquarters - Department of Defense Information Network (JFHQ-DODIN) at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) HQ.

Position Responsibilities: Provide JFHQ DODIN Cyber Defense Operations representation to internal/external multi- Command/Agency/Service/Field Activity (CC/S/A/FA) operational planning teams and working groups

Strategic Planning and Implementation shall include the following tasks:

  • Develop and maintain constant communications with USCYBERCOM, NSA, CC/S/A/FA counterparts to gather customer requirements

  • Help to identify DODIN HQ Future planning shortfalls or process gaps

  • Maintain awareness of current and developing cyber threats, tactics, procedures, and vulnerabilities that have the potential to impact the DoDIN

  • Translate customer requirements and technology trends into recommendations that provide senior leadership with a flexible, cost-effective and technical framework that will adapt to the constantly changing cyber threat

  • Maintain awareness of USTRATCOM/USCYBERCOM directives, orders, alerts, and messages and deconflict with strategic plans

  • Maintain awareness of DODIN Operations and DCO IDM missions

  • Effectively communicate (written and oral) implementation plans to senior leaders

  • Determine and implement means of measuring effectiveness of strategic plans

  • Analyze and seek opportunities that suggest current DODIN Ops or DCO-IDM actions being taken may require revision and that a different operational approach may be required to achieve the desired end state

  • Analyze indicators that are approved and revalidate to ensure they remain achievable or recommend discontinuance if no longer desired. Develop course of action (COAs) outlining suggestions or change recommendations (written or verbal)

Knowledge and experience with the Joint Operational Planning Process (JOPP)

Ability to provide input in a cross-functional team of senior military and civilian personnel.

Desired Skills:

Knowledge of security concepts, protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, etc.), well-known ports (DNS, SMTP, FTP, LDAP, etc.), processes, architectures, and tools (authentication and access control technologies, intrusion detection, network traffic analysis, SIM technology, incident handling, media/​malware analysis, etc.​) . Experience in the field of DoD computer network defense with an understanding of the lifecycle of the network threats, attack vectors, and network vulnerability exploitation. Considerable ArcSight experience is highly desirable. Experience with incident/event correlation tools such as ArcSight


Requires Bachelor s degree or equivalent, and seven to nine years of related experience.

Clearance: Top Secret with SCI eligibility (Mandatory)

Location: Ft. Meade, MD

POC: Mark Aschenbach, , (703) 488-2073


Requires Bachelor s degree or equivalent, and seven to nine years of related experience.


Equivalent Experience/Education, Bachelor's Degree

Years of Experience

05-07 years w/Bachelors Degree

Position Type





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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