Vencore Ops Manager Cyber Incident Response in Washington, District Of Columbia

Overview

Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Responsibilities

Provides feedback to design engineers and evaluates end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Working as expert, conducts research and evaluates technical performance of software products and overall segments and systems. Ensures products and systems comply with requirements and government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods. Verifies/validates systems with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to information networks. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Prepares assessments and cyber threat profiles of current and planned products based on sophisticated testing, research, and analysis. Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements. Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they verify/validate the requirements. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements. Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and operations officials.

Considered a recognized authority within the company. Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative. Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results.

Qualifications

Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.

Duties: Operations Manager - Computer Incident Response Team

Interfaces and coordinates with government leads with key focus on effective, efficient, and compliant CIRT operations, meeting customer expectations. Directs and oversees contractor staff and activities in support of CIRT operations. Ensures CIRT staff s are qualified, trained, and capable of their assigned duties. Ensures timely detection, reporting, escalation, resolution and documentation (to include proper maintenance of CIRT records and databases) of all security events and incidents. Works and liaises with DoS organizations, computer incident response organizations, such as the GFIRST, U.S. CERT, and other government agencies to resolve incidents and coordinate on situational awareness. Develops and maintains a CIRT knowledge base. Identifies and promotes process improvements.

Education: Bachelor's (or equivalent) with 10 yrs of experience or a Master's with 8 yrs of experience. A Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, Telecommunications, or other related technical discipline. Four (4) additional years of general experience (as defined below) may be substituted for the degree.

Experience:10 years of experience in network technology, management or operation with increasing responsibilities.

Five (5) years of current experience in managing network security monitoring and computer incident handling and response capability and tools, to include IDS, IPS, DLP, etc. Three (3) years in managing 24x7x365 network security monitoring operations of similar size and scope as the DoS CIRT. Five (5) years of working knowledge of network protocols, enterprise architecture, and network security systems and products. Demonstrated analytical and communications skills. Five (5) years of technical task management and supervisory experience.

Certifications Required: CISSP or PMP

Certifications Desired: N/A

Job ID 2018-50199

# of Openings Remaining 1

Category Information Technology

Residency Status U.S. Citizenship Required

Clearance Top Secret

Employee Type Regular

Time Type Full Time