ManTech Senior Principal Tempest CNO Hardware Engineer in Fort Meade, Maryland

Entering ManTech s 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a “Top 100 Global Technology Company by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this and many other accolades over the years for our dedication to serving the missions of our nation s most important customers: U.S. Intelligence, Defense and Federal Civilian agencies. All know us as a trusted partner offering best-in-class solutions in cyber, data collection & analytics, enterprise IT, and systems and software engineering tailored to meet their specific requirements.

Become an integral part of a diverse team in the Mission, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions (MCIS) Group. Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, mission oriented Senior Principal TEMPEST CNO Hardware Engineer in the Ft. Meade, MD area, with strong Customer relationships. At ManTech, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

The IMS Division provides cyber solutions to a wide range of Defense and Intelligence Community customers. This division consists of a team of technical leaders that deliver advanced technical solutions to government organizations. Our customers have high standards, are technically adept, and use our products daily to support their mission of protecting national security. Our contributions to our customer s success is driving our growth.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Performs as the technical expert

  • Performs complex repairs & can diagnose conflicting problems across multiple subsystems

  • SME on many complex engineering techniques

  • Expert w/most complex laboratory tools & procedures

  • Able to conduct examinations w/no oversight w/quality results

  • Reviews others in their work, & provides training as required

  • Leads development project for new tools techniques

  • Leads research & development efforts into new hardware technologies

  • Apply technical knowledge of & expertise in identifying developing, & integrating technical solutions critical to success of client & analyze & reverse engineer hardware, firmware, embedded systems, larger integrated systems, & internal system & external interface protocols

  • Leverage expertise in hardware engineering methodologies & development environments to develop solutions as part of an integrated team

  • Demonstrate expertise in problem-solving & analysis to develop solutions to user requirements or resolve technical challenges

  • Develop document & execute system test plans & procedures to ensure systems meet performance requirements, work w/diverse group of skill sets, and develop requirements for tools or apps

  • Considered a lead, may manage the work of others

  • Interact with Army TEMPEST Security Officers and Network Enterprise Centers around the world on behalf of Government Certified TTA (CTTA s)

  • Receive, open, recommend for assignment, and track TEMPEST missions

  • Proofread and edit up to SECRET CTTA review memorandums

  • Provide completed reviews to Army units

  • Assist with validating countermeasure implementation; Update the TEMPEST database

  • Maintain paper and digital TEMPEST records

  • Provide activity reports to higher headquarters

  • Perform up to SECRET desktop or on-site TEMPEST evaluations to determine compliance with applicable Army and DOD policies

  • Conduct outreach and analysis

  • Provide CTTA s with recommendations for countermeasure requirements

  • Complete classified facility TEMPEST notification memorandums

  • Complete facility or system TEMPEST countermeasure reviews (TCR)

  • Complete protective distribution system (PDS) technical reviews

  • Advise the Government CTTAs on applicable threat levels

  • Identify applicable spaces that can be inspected

  • Develop proposed countermeasures

  • Complete TEMPEST or PDS site-specific threat assessments

  • Draft formal TCR or PDS technical review memorandums or threat assessment documents

  • Draft, review, and edit TEMPEST standing operating procedures (SOP); Review TEMPEST control plans, test plans and test reports; Update the TEMPEST database

Position requirements:

  • Requires Bachelor s degree or equivalent and ten to twelve years of related experience.

  • Minimum of four years experience in technology/tools specific to the target platforms.

  • CTTA

  • Certified TEMPEST Professional Level II credentials

  • Completed the National TEMPEST School TEMPEST Fundamentals Course and TEMPEST Facility Installation and System Design Course; have experience conducting TEMPEST facility or system reviews; possess a working knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Access; and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Also preferred is knowledge of the national TEMPEST community, policy, and operations

Security Requirements:

An active TS/SCI Security Clearance is required


Requires Bachelor¿s degree or equivalent and ten to twelve years of related experience. Minimum of four years experience in technology/tools specific to the target platforms.


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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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