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Monday, June 5, 2023

GES - Information Systems Security Engineer I

GES - Information Systems Security Engineer II

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Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Required Certification: IAT Level II Certification

Zavda was founded in 2006 and is a SDB certified, Service Disabled Veteran owned, and Woman owned small business that offers leading IT management, Intel, and Cyber opportunities in both the private and public sector. Zavda is looking for a Information Systems Security Engineer.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct technical evaluation of information system design, focusing on information security aspects and accreditation
  • Utilize various information system inspection tools to audit systems, analyze potential vulnerabilities and identify mitigation approaches to support
  • Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support accreditation and other program protection activities
  • Prepare and review program documentation to include Risk Assessment Reports, Accreditation Packages, and security policy guides
  • Coordinate with external organizations and guide accreditation packages through the customer process
  • Review requests for software installation and conduct technical risk assessment on implementation of the software
  • Work closely with system administrators to validate patching, AV definitions and other security tools are updated/not vulnerable
  • Coordinate and track security action requests and status
  • Assist contractors with system designs to incorporate appropriate security features, conduct pre- accreditation inspections, and provide assistance in preparation of accreditation documents
  • Conduct periodic assessments of contractor facilities to ensure compliance with security requirements tailoring requirements as needed
  • Assist customer staff with resolving any operational security issues involving supporting contractors
  • Maintain operational security posture for the program
  • Conduct weekly auditing requirements and analyze results


  • Two years of experience as an ISSE on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity required
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Leadership skills to guide and mentor less experienced personnel
  • Strong communications skills
  • Ability to lead and work as part of a team

Notes: Essential personnel are required to be on call for 24x7 support

Job Location:
Annapolis Junction, MD

Zavda is a small business and an equal opportunity employer that is inclusive to Veterans, Women, Minorities, and Individuals with Disabilities. We pride ourselves on our continued professional growth and are always looking for qualified candidates. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to our team with questions on positions or for more information about our company!

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