Computer Scientist - TS Cleared

Company: SVD-Solutions
Location: Washington, Washington DC, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 04.JUN.2021
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Company Description SVD Solutions is focused on providing comprehensive Information Security/Assurance advisory services to Senior Executiv...


Company Description

SVD Solutions is focused on providing comprehensive Information Security/Assurance advisory services to Senior Executives of government and commercial organizations. We are an intelligence-driven management consulting firm that leverages its expertise in security to ensure that executive, organizational, and technical goals and objectives are fully achieved. At SVD Solutions, our core competency is focused on all security matters; from IT Security Surveillance to Intelligence Handling, Incident Response to Forensics, and from Physical Security to Investigations, we handle it all.

Job Description

SVD Solutions is seeking a Computer Scientist for a senior-level position to join a dynamic and fast-paced Cyber Programs division. This position works with other top-level professionals with unique skills focused on cloud, Tor, Dark Web, and Cryptocurrency technologies. The selected candidate with report directly to this unit's chief. As part of this position, you are responsible for conducting advanced research and development (R&D) as well as implementation and architectural support of advanced techniques that integrates a blend of the team's core focus of cloud, Tor, Dark Web, and Cryptocurrency tools and techniques. This position requires a demonstrated background in programming and scripting languages, including Java, Javascript, Python, and API development. The selected individual must have a currently active US Top Secret clearance to be eligible for consideration.


  • Current and Active Top Secret Clearance
  • Cloud-based IT Security experience, with Amazon Web Services and/or Microsoft Azure a strong plus
  • Scripting and Programming languages, such as Python, Java, Javascript, API development using Springboot required
  • Extract, Transform & Load data pipeline experience
  • Computer Networking as well as Tor and Dark Web and Website Crawling required
  • Dockerized applications and Docker orchestration using Kubernetes as well as software engineering & code management best practices
  • Conducting
  • FISMA Security Controls Assessments (SCAs) on MINT FISMA reportable systems
  • Scheduling and facilitating technical sessions with the applicable stakeholders
  • Taking notes during meetings and turning action items into accepted deliverables
  • Meeting deadlines and abiding by project schedule
  • Attending and participating in team meetings and training (customer meetings/commitments take priority)
  • Taking pride in work products and authorship
  • Completing work to quality standards set forth by SVD Solutions and our Clients
Abbreviated Job Duties
  • Schedule web crawls
  • Writing Java modules to collect Dark Web marketplaces/activities
  • Writing Python modules to adapt the ETL process to new marketplaces
  • Ingest data into existing collection systems/applications
  • Update user interface (UI) as necessary
  • Update API as needed
  • Assist with migrating web app to the cloud
  • Work with Information System Security Office to ensure all security standards are met
  • Education requirement not required but preferred: Bachelor's degree in relevant technical area or equivalent work experience preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in information assurance, cyber security, or information technology, with at least 2 years working in a cloud environment (AWS preferred, 10+ years of total technical experience preferred)
  • Knowledge of OWASP security development techniques preferred
  • Cloud-based IT Security experience, with Amazon Web Services a strong plus
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with all relevant parties especially with POCs and stakeholders
  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative manner and be a self-starter
  • Team player capable of working in a results oriented environment
  • Strong interpersonal, team building, active listening, and attention to detail are a must
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with strong presentation skills
  • Preference given to those holding certifications in AWS or other cloud technologies
Additional Information

Ability to start immediately! Task is underway and interviews for qualified candidates are being conducted now. We offer great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401k with employer matching, federal holidays observed, and paid time off.

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