ManTech Professional Associate in Portsmouth, Virginia

ManTech is actively seeking talented professionals eager to “secure the future supporting mission critical programs and solving some of the toughest problems critical to our great Nation's security. We are looking for a motivated individual to join our growing team supporting a high-visibility program as a Associate Professional in Norfolk, VA.

To be considered, one must currently hold a current / active SECRET clearance

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Apply complex and advanced scientific theories, concepts, principles, and processes to support and advise a high-visibility operational planning continuum.

  • Assist and publish professional and informed reports to inform the development of advanced concepts, techniques, and standards in the analysis, design, integration, documentation, training, and implementation of a system utilizing professional planning systems (MCPP, JOPES, APEX and JOPP) and informs development of reports, doctrine and policy.

  • Develop new applications based on professional principles and theories and apply principles, methods, and knowledge of specific functional areas of expertise to specific requirements, ensuring integration of theories, concepts, principles, and processes across the project from initiation to closing.

  • Work directly with senior personnel, program managers, and external organizations in the planning, oversight, execution, and evaluation of multiple complex technical and scientific solutions that ensure the planning for, execution and analysis of, and refinement of this project is customer focused and from their perspective, improves performance, and completely meets customer s needs.

  • Maintains a liaison role with staff and customers, and acts independently on issues within his/her field of expertise and as tasked to support the sustainment of functional relationships with all service and joint mission-related organizations.

  • Designs and prepares technical reports, studies, and related documentation, makes charts and graphs to record results, prepares and delivers presentations, training, and briefings as required by the project and tasks.

  • Support and attend (as required) professional exchanges, including in-progress reviews, quarterly command-level decision forums, and doctrinal reviews and conferences hosted by other services, higher headquarters, and other government agencies.

  • Meet with the customer on a consistent basis to inform, understand and clarify the specific requirements of the project and tasks as it progresses overtime.

  • Track task performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals and ensure timely reporting to customer and the Project Manager.

  • Continually develop yourself and your team (if assigned).

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Experience supporting business planning and execution for a multi-faceted program using industry recognized, standard planning and analysis techniques.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle and properly prioritize tasks and sub-tasks in a high-tempo, high-pressure environment relying on independent and collaborative judgment, initiative, and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work in a high tempo, high stress environment independently and on a team interacting daily with midgrade officers and senior executive leaders.

  • Possess written and oral communication, organization, time management and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Familiarity with software related collaboration and project management tools, and experience with process improvement and control.

  • Professional business, operational planning education, training, certification and experience.

  • Experience supporting joint operational requirements.

  • Prior military and/or government agency experience.



  • Education:

o Required: BS in a related technical discipline.

o Desired: Master's Degree in military science, or a related technical discipline.

  • Experience: At least three (3) years of experience in an operational staff position, directly related to modern military operations.

Position Type Full-Time

Shift Day


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


Equivalent Experience/Education, Bachelor's Degree

Years of Experience

11-13 years w/High School Diploma, 05-07 years w/Bachelors Degree, 02-04 years w/Masters Degree

Position Type





ManTech International Corporation is comprised of approximately 7,300 talented employees who use advanced technology to help government and industry meet some of their greatest challenges 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. Nearly half our employees have a military background, and approximately 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, health, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,100 active contracts with more than 50 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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