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AC - Cyber Defensive Operator II

Cyber Defensive Operator II


Clearance: TS/SCI w/ CI Polygraph

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Job Description:

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 Cyber Defensive Operator II to come join our team. The candidate will support the government for hardware/software installations, upgrades, network support, and technical recommendations for future operations.

Responsibilities: include but not limited to:

  • Assist in the design and implementation of new technology to support the Command’s information objectives (e.g., mobile applications, Network Transformation, Network Integration etc.)
  • Provide technical writing and editing support for command and public information publications
  • Conduct research and evaluates the technical performance of software products and overall segments and systems. Ensure systems comply with requirements and IA standards
  • Leverage analytics to improve the user experience and optimize the performance of web sites
  • Develop and update assessments and plans, coordinate Component staff reviews and inspections, acquire enabling items for supporting approved plans, input and maintain data sheets in either an automated system or legacy format, and conducting liaison on behalf of Component equities
  • Verifies/validates systems with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to information networks
  • Produce papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for the government
  • Provide technical support for hardware/software installations, upgrades, configuration, and optimization

Requirements: Required Experience:

  • Skills with Cyber Warfare techniques, methods, and processes
  • Experience configuring and maintaining Splunk or Suricata intrusion detection systems
  • Experience utilizing Kibana to develop tools for security analyst
  • Experience performing in-depth analysis of security logs and network traffic
  • Experience detecting, monitoring, analyzing, and mitigating cyber threats
  • Familiarity with CJCSM 6510.01B

Desired: Preferred Experience:

  • Experience using scripting languages such as Python or Perl
  • Experience developing Gitlab
  • Advanced understanding of Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Understanding of MITRE Attack Framework
  • Experience utilizing Logstash
  • DoD 8570 CSSP Analyst, CSSP Incident Response


  • Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.  Will consider:  Edu/Exp: HS +11-14 Years, BA/BS 5-10 Years, or MA/MS +3-6 Years

 Job Location:

  • Ft. Meade, MD

Zavda is a small business and an equal opportunity employer- Veteran/Female/Minorities/Individual with Disabilities.  With Zavda you have the opportunity to provide dependable solutions and support that with benefit the national security missions.  Zavda prides itself to providing continual professional growth and success for the Zavda Team.


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