ManTech Information Technology Scientist in Chantilly, Virginia

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 Information Technology Scientist in Chantilly, VA with strong Customer relationships. At ManTech, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

As an Information Technology Scientist attached to Service Operations division, you will be responsible for providing critical systems and application infrastructure support to the Department of Defense. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a team across multiple technical areas to include operations, engineering, security, and systems development. It offers great opportunities for technical growth.

Responsibilities Include but not limited to:

  • Establish Automation as a core competency across the contract s Service Operations, Service Design, Service Transition and Cyber Operations teams

  • Review existing processes and SOPs and apply automation in efficient ways to reduce and/or to reduce human interactions

  • Work with the Service Desk to establish a Tier 0 concept, allowing users to request and to fulfill their service request within minimal input from the Service Desk teams

  • Review Service Design Packages and Change Requests during requirements phase to identify high value areas to apply automation

  • Establish automation best practices, including repository of code snippets and vetted procedures, that are shared and implemented across teams

  • Assist teams automate monitor, reports, and dashboards to facilitate the create and use of the organization s Situational Awareness Dashboard

  • Identify and implement process improvements working across teams

  • Implement automation solutions that ease the design of solutions; facilitate testing and implementation across multiple test environments; and

  • Participate in the organization s Problem Management process to identify root causes, applying automation to permanently resolve and/or prevent future occurrences

  • Follow the organization s change management and service design processes to apply automation to existing processing and to address emergent requirements

  • Review, apply, and enhance automation for generating and maintaining test environments for various development teams

Position Requirements:

  • Must have at least 10 years experience supporting Windows-based networks

  • Must have a strong background with PowerShell and PowerCLI

  • Must have experience working in JAFAN PL-3 or JSIG Accessibility Controls environments

  • Requires knowledge of network monitoring tools, SNMP, WMI, and best practices for implementing and using network management systems to deliver value

  • Requires advanced expertise and knowledge of virtualization, networking, SANs, Microsoft Windows systems, and how to apply automation

  • Capability to develop decision briefs and status briefs, including developing charts, trend analysis

  • Strong Knowledge of Security Controls within NIST 800-53 and how to satisfy the controls

  • Must maintain an IAT Level 2 certification (IAT Level 3 is preferred)

  • Must have certifications in Microsoft Windows Servers and VMware VCP

  • Valid US Drivers License

Security Clearance Requirements:

US Citizenship with an active TS clearance required and ability to obtain a potential SCI


Requires Bachelors degree (in Computer Science or related field) or equivalent, and twelve to fifteen years of related (progressively responsible network systems engineering) experience and management experience or Masters degree in Computer Science with nine to eleven years of related experience.


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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.

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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