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Saturday, July 11, 2020

IAES - CDS Specialist-Intermediate

Cross Domain Solutions Specialist-Intermediate

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Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

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 Cross Domain Solutions Specialist to design, implement, and evaluate cross-domain systems.

Job Responsibilities:

This position is working with the dynamic Operations team within the Cross Domain organization.  This team is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the systems, ensuring the customers’ important data gets where it needs to be, and for upgrades, patching, etc.   Also responsible for security planning, assessment, risk analysis, and risk management related to the patching and upgrading of systems, as well as direct support and communication with the engineering team.  At times, travel may be offered.



  • Eight years engineering experience (a BS in Computer Science or other related technical field may be substituted for four years of engineering experience)
  • One-year experience in designing, deploying, and maintaining cross-domain solutions
  • One-year experience in the system security design process, defense-in-depth/breadth, engineering life cycle, information domains, principles of IA (confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, availability, access control), and security testing
  • One-year experience using XACML (eXtensible Access Control Markup Language)
  • One-year experience identifying software bugs and shortcomings in PL4 guards
  • One-year experience creating and modifying bash and/or perl scripts
  • Two years of hands-on Linux experience
  • Must be willing to go through psych evaluation for SYS3 access
  • Must be willing and able to go on-call for a week at a time, approximately every 3 months


Education and Experience Requirements:

B.S. in computer science or related technical field may be substituted for four years of experience


Job Location:

Fort 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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