ManTech Deputy Project Manager/Sr. ISSO in Washington, District Of Columbia

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 & software engineering tailored to meet their specific requirements.

The FSS 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.

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 Deputy Project Manager/Sr. ISSO to join our team in the Washington, D.C. 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:

  • Reports to the ManTech PM and serves as the ManTech Deputy Project Manager supporting all areas of customer delivery, reporting and personnel management

  • Oversee a team of approx. 40+ FTEs that includes 3 Team Leads

  • Builds and maintains influential relationships with the client and the client s key personnel

  • Performs annual and ongoing performance reviews as required

  • Actively participates in the recruiting process ensuring the establishment and maintenance of meaningful goals and objectives for all team members

  • Supports corporate functions (time reporting, policies, etc.)

  • Supports and promotes growth of new task orders to include proposal support as required

  • Supports the ManTech PM with strategic planning efforts, new FBIHQ IT/IS efforts, system assessments, project schedule development, etc.

  • Provides leadership by mentoring and providing direction to teams leads and more junior-level ISSO team members to improve delivery and execution

  • Supports and/or manages special projects as needed

  • Provide Sr. ISSO support and ensure the following is effectively executed by the ManTech TO21 team:

  • Develops and implements a strategy for continuous monitoring of client supported systems, e.g., establishing system audit trails and ensuring their review, reporting all identified security findings and initiating the periodic review of security controls

  • Assesses and mitigates system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle; determine/analyze and delineate security requirements at a level of detail that can be implemented and tested; review and monitor security designs in hardware, software, data, and procedures; perform system security authorization (SA) planning and testing and liaison activities; support secure systems operations and maintenance

  • Ensures that assigned information systems are operated, maintained and disposed of in accordance with approved security policies and practices

  • Ensures that system security requirements are addressed during all phases of the IS lifecycle

  • Develops and maintains SA documentation, including SSPs, SCONOPS, ST&E reports and other system security documentation; Conduct reviews and update security documentation

  • Authors or coordinates the development of other required system security documentation: Configuration management (CM), Contingency Plan (CP), Continuity of Operations (COOP), Disaster Recovery Plan (DR) and Incident Response Plan (IRP)

  • Supports risk assessment and evaluation activities throughout the system's lifecycle

  • Request or conduct required information system vulnerability scans in accordance to establish policy; Develop system POA&Ms in response to reported vulnerabilities

  • Ensure compliance with annual FISMA deliverables and reporting

  • Investigate any information technology or system security incidents

  • Perform security engineering analysis, risk and vulnerability assessment, etc. Monitor and analyze security functional tests

  • Conducts research on new technology and identifies security vulnerabilities

  • Develops dashboard (s) and other effective reporting to capture status, activities, projects and other efforts

Position Requirements:

  • B.S. degree required (B.S. degree may be substituted for 5 years of work experience, preferably in IT) plus 10 years of IT Security related experience (with min. 5 years of FISMA experience)

  • Leadership experience required; experience managing teams of 20 or more strongly desired

  • CISSP and PMP are required

  • Demonstrated experience developing and managing project schedules

  • Ability to research and address information security issues as required, being an authority on the subject

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with information security standards, policies and practices - NIST (800-53 rev4), FISCAM, FISMA, DOD, DCID, FBI, etc.

  • Experience developing applications is a plus (MS Visual Basic; C+; Oracle; MS Access; MS SQL)

  • Knowledge of information security engineering, design concepts and principles

  • Knowledgeable with Systems Development Life-cycle (SDLC) methodologies and continuous monitoring activities

  • Extensive experience analyzing information technology and system risk in complex environments and articulating results (verbal/reports) to all levels of management

  • Demonstrated experience conducting information system security controls assessments (SCAs) and applying standard auditing techniques during system security controls assessments, including the proper interpretation of the control requirements, determining if the artifacts provided are sufficient, and recommending remedial actions to the customer to ensure compliance

  • Demonstrated experience writing information system security documentation (SSPs, POA&Ms, PTAs, PIAs, CMPs, CPs and IRPs)

  • Must be a team player with "can do" attitude. Must be able to work independently with initiative and innovation

  • Well versed with using vulnerability assessment tools (NESSUS, AppDetective, etc.) and analyzing the results generated from these assessments

  • Proven ability to multi-task and deliver on-time with the highest quality

  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, with the ability to collaborate well across teams and organizations, including interactions with senior-level executives. Candidates must be fluent in the English language

Security Requirements:

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Top Secret Clearance is required with the ability to get SCI.


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


Equivalent Experience/Education, Bachelor's Degree, See Qualifications

Years of Experience

13-15 years w/High School Diploma, 07-09 years w/Bachelors Degree, 04-06 years w/Masters Degree, See Qualifications

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.

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