Program Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

203O - CustomerSite,Washington,DC

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech, 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 Program Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) IV to join our team in the DMV area. We have opportunities in the Washington, DC area as well as Northern Virginia and Maryland. If you are looking for an opportunity in any of those locations, we encourage you to apply.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:   

  • Senior leadership subject matter expert (SME) collaborating with Mission Partner executive leadership, IT Managers, and Cybersecurity Teams to prepare and update program planning documentation 
  • Monitor and maintain cognizance of the security of applications, databases, computers, and websites 
  • Assess process improvement options and provide guidance on Service Level Agreements (SLA) 
  • Collaborate with the team Security Leads to ensure successful implementation and execution of agency-specific Information Security Programs supporting and leveraging a multitenant, multiagency Security Operations Center (SOC) environment 
  • Advise and recommend agency-specific security controls and practices and head the technical teams responsible for security compliance, maintenance of security infrastructure, and detection of and response to security incidents 
  • Senior role managing all aspects of cybersecurity for an enterprise program. They report to the Business Operations Director IV 
  • Supervises and mentors subordinate project staff 

Basic Qualifications:  

  • Bachelors Degree in IT Management, Computer Science, or related STEM discipline from an accredited institution recognized by the US Department of Education for Higher Education Administration (CHEA) 
  • Ten or more (10+) years of related experience  
  • Hold one of the following certifications within 6 months of commencing work on the Task Order:
    • CCNA-Security
    • CySA+
    • GICSP
    • GSEC
    • Security+ CE
    • CND
    • SSCP
  • Hold a current PMP certification 
  • Hold one of the following certifications: CISSP, CISM, CEH, C-CISO, or equivalent 
  • If a candidate does not have a degree at all, four (4) additional years of experience are required 
  • If a candidate holds an Associates degree rather than a Bachelors degree, two (2) additional years of experience are required 

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • DoD 8570.01-m IASAE Level III Certification (ISC2 CISSP-ISSAP, CISSP-ISSEP or CISSP-ISSMP) 
  • Master’s degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or other closely related IT discipline 
  • Additional certifications, such as a CEH, GCIH, GCIA, GPEN 
  • Experience with ServiceNow, Microsoft TechCenter, or Jira ticketing systems 

Clearance Requirements: 

  • This position requires an active Top Secret clearance

Physical Requirements 

  • Must be able to be in a stationary position more than 50% of the time 
  • Must be able to communicate, converse, and exchange information with peers and senior personnel 
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a computer 
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management, and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations 
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

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 Wartime 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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Region: North America
Country: United States

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