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AC - Information Assurance Engineer II

Information Assurance Engineer 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 an Information Assurance Engineer II to come join our team, the candidate will conduct cybersecurity analysis and support the government for hardware/software installations, upgrades, network support, and technical recommendations for future operations.

Responsibilities: include but not limited to:

  • Provides technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems
  • Designs, develops, and implements security requirements within an organization’s business processes
  • Prepares documentation from information obtained from customer using accepted guidelines such as RMF (Risk Management Framework)
  • Prepares test plans
  • Provides assessment and authorization (A&A) support in the development of security and contingency plans and conducts complex risk and vulnerability assessments
  • Analyzes policies and procedures against Federal laws and regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps
  • Develops and completes system security plans and contingency plans
  • Recommends system enhancements to improve security deficiencies
  • Develops, tests, and integrates computer and network security tools
  • Secures system configurations and installs security tools, scans systems in order to determine compliancy and report results and evaluates products and various aspects of system administration
  • Conducts security program audits and develops solutions to lessen identified risks
  • Develops strategies to comply with privacy, risk management, and e-authentication requirements
  • Provides information assurance support for the development and implementation of security architectures to meet new and evolving security requirements
  • Evaluates, develops, and enhances security requirements, policy and tools
  • Provide aid in computer incident investigations
  • Performs vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies

Requirements: Required Experience:

  • Experience designing, developing, implementing, and enforcing security requirements. Expertise preparing Security Test and Evaluation plans. Has provided certification and accreditation support.  Prefer 10+ years
  • Experience developing security plans and contingency plans. Prefer 10+ years
  • Experience developing, testing, and integrating security tools as well as configuring and installing the tools
  • Experience conducting security audits and developing mitigations to identified risks. Prefer 5+ years
  • Experience conducting vulnerability assessments
  • Experience in Python scripting and Linux
  • Requires DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (such as CCNA, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+CE, or SSCP)


  • Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD. Will consider: HS +11-14 Years, BA/BA 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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