ManTech Technical Project Manager in Herndon, Virginia

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 will 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 Technical Project Manager to join our team in Herndon, VA to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for managing system engineering and system administration personnel for a multi-platform, highly available virtualized computing environment.

  • Act as the mission integrator for infrastructure (non-operational) projects to ensure that all phases of the planning and implementation are coordinated.

  • Assist staff officers with infrastructure-related planning and renewal activities (Capacity planning, license management, product upgrades, patch management, etc.).

  • Establish and execute policies and procedures for managing system definition, development, and operations.

  • Lead Service Transition Activities for all infrastructure deployments.

  • Constantly monitor and report on project progress to stakeholders.

  • Coordinates peer reviews, review boards, and prepares quality assurance procedures.

  • Evaluate deliverables to ensure requirements are met successfully.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s degree (in Computer Science or related field) or equivalent, and 10+ years of relevant (progressively responsible network systems engineering) experience and management experience.

  • At least two of the following criteria is required; all are preferred:

  • 5+ years of project management experience.

  • PMP certification in good standing.

  • ITIL Foundation certification.

  • Experience performing security hardening of Windows and Linux operating systems.

  • Experience with US Government security accreditation models such as NIST 800-53 or ICD 503.

  • Experience with system monitoring tools for: Virtualization management (e.g., vSphere vRealize, vSphere vCOPS), Storage management (e.g., NetApp System Manager, EMC VNX), Network management (e.g., SolarWinds, Nagios, splunk), Vendor Platform Management (e.g., HP Onboard Administrator, HP Insight Manager).

  • Foundational knowledge of network engineering concepts and protocols a must; the candidate should understand at a minimum TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, FTP, SFTP.

  • Visio, PowerPoint, and MS Project skills are required.

  • Familiarity with Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master s degree in Computer Science preferred.

  • Experience with the design, implementation, and maintenance of a Linux environment is desired.

  • Prior experience with hypervisor based virtualization technologies such as VMWare ESXi, Hyper-V, or Xen is desired.

  • Prior experience with design, implementation, and maintenance of Windows 2008 R2 / 2012 R2 environments is desired.

  • Prior implementation experience with enterprise storage systems and storage area networks is desired.

  • Prior system engineering or project management experience in an enterprise environment preferred.

  • Advanced knowledge of information security engineering principles a must and prior experience applying them to systems (both Windows and Linux systems) and workstations desired.

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Active/current TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance is required.


Equivalent Experience/Education, Bachelor's Degree

Years of Experience

10-12 years w/Bachelors Degree, 07-09 years w/Masters Degree

Position Type





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.

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 Waretime 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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