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(VV) Cryptologic Computer Scientist (TS/SCI w/ FS Poly)

Columbia, MD · Information Technology
The Kenjya-Trusant Group is seeking a Cryptologic Computer Scientist to support a client contract in the Annapolis Junction, MD area.


The Contractor shall use computer science skills, expertise and tradecraft to analyze information and solve intelligence analysis, discovery, and CyberSecurity problems. The solutions may involve analysis of adversaries' software, information fusion, information analysis, and rapid prototyping and devops. The Contractor shall use requisite computer science skills (operating systems, compiler theory, database theory, algorithm analysis, computer architecture, discrete math, programming language theory, and data structures) and apply them to each problem to provide state-of-the-art analysis, techniques, tools, and approaches.
  • The Contractor shall analyze software and programming:
    • Reverse engineer software.
    • Analyze user/customer requirements related to software and/or software system design.
    • Optimize existing code to improve its efficiency and efficacy.
  • Create analysis software prototypes.
    • Design, develop and debug software applications to conduct analysis in standard scripting and compiled coding languages
    • Troubleshoot and debug computer code.
  • The Contractor shall conduct technical problem solving and technical design:
    • Analyze algorithms and protocols.
    • Analyze problems to determine technical solutions.
    • Apply mathematical or computational methods and lines of reasoning.
    • Create computer algorithms, data models, and protocols.
    • Decide what procedures will be required to solve technical problems.
    • Develop solution designs.
  • The Contractor shall use algorithms and software to analyze data:
    • Use concepts and procedures for applying algorithm design techniques (e.g., data structures, dynamic programming, backtracking, heuristics, and modeling) to design correct, efficient, and implementable algorithms.
    • Validate the correctness of the algorithm for the stated purpose.
  • The Contractor shall conduct computer security:
    • Apply the concepts and principles of computer security (i.e., vulnerabilities, threats, and countermeasures), countering such threats as virus attacks, buffer overflow, hacking, network defense, and encryption.
  • The Contractor shall analyze and produce intelligence information:
    •  Use critical thinking and reasoning to make analytic determinations.
    • Critically evaluate and select the appropriate formal methods of analysis.
    • Select, build, and develop query strategies against appropriate collection databases.
    • Evaluate information for accuracy, quality, completeness, relevancy and timeliness.
    • Identify and evaluate assumptions underlying information or data.
    • Identify relationships, trends, and patterns in, or draw conclusions from, information.
    • Merge information gathered from different authorities.
    • Monitor open and classified sources for useful information.
    • Use knowledge of customer requirements to analyze and process intelligence information.
    • Identify and analyze anomalous data (including metadata).
    • Conduct, evaluate or participate in research.
    • Be aware of intelligence reporting policies and procedures, such as dissemination practices, and legal authorities and restrictions.
    • Provide feedback to tool developers.
  • The Contractor shall create and maintain documentation of their analysis, tradecraft, research and knowledge.
  • The Contractor shall follow oversight and compliance:
    •  Comply with legal and regulatory policies and procedures required for the selector targeting, collection, processing, retention, and dissemination of information.
  • The Contractor shall use NSA/CSS Mission/Policies/Directives:
    • Apply NSA/CSS policies and directives.
  • The Contractor shall use information security:
    • Apply policies, procedures, and requirements for ensuring information security.
  • The Contractor shall acquire/share job knowledge/skill:
    • Learn and apply new technologies and work processes.
  • The Contractor shall train government and other Contractor personnel:
    • Provide formal and informal analysis tradecraft training in all forms including on- the-job training, creation of video training artifacts, conducting formal and informal training in physical or virtual classroom settings.
  • The Contractor shall work with others:
    • ​​​​​​​Provide customer service.
    • Provide timely and accurate responses to requests for assistance, information, products, or services.
    • Work with others across analysis disciplines in order to produce the best possible results.
  • All experience and education must be in a technical field directly related to the labor category and all degrees will be from accredited colleges or universities
  • Level 4
    • ​​​​​​​Eleven (11) years minimum experience and a Bachelor's Degree
    • Nine (9) years minimum experience and a Master's Degree
    • Seven (7) years minimum experience and a Doctorate Degree
    • Thirteen (13) years minimum experience and an Associate Degree
    • Fifteen (15) years minimum experience and a High School degree
  • Level 3 
    • Eight (8) years minimum experience and a Bachelor's Degree 
    • Six (6) years minimum experience and a Master's Degree
    • Four (4) years minimum experience and a Doctorate Degree
    • Ten (10) years minimum experience and an Associate Degree
    • Twelve (12) years minimum experience and a High School degree
  • Level 2
    • Five (5) years minimum experience and a Bachelor's Degree
    • Three (3) years minimum experience and a Master's Degree
    • Two (2) years minimum experience and a Doctorate Degree
    • Seven (7) years minimum experience and an Associate Degree
    • Nine (9) years minimum experience and a High School degree
  • Level 1
    • Two (2) years minimum experience and a Bachelor's Degree
    • Four (4) years minimum experience and an Associate Degree
    • Six (6) years minimum experience and no Degree

THE KENJYA-TRUSANT GROUP, LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that was established in 2015 as a merger between The Kenjya Group, Inc. and Trusant Technologies, LLC. Our mission is to implement, support and protect the nation’s advanced technology systems, business processes and high-technology facilities. Working with the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community, state and local governments, and commercial clients, Kenjya-Trusant provides cyber protection, information technology, engineering, construction management and acquisition support services. We are a small company with big company benefits, including Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Bonus Potential, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, and a culture of teamwork and continuous learning. Come grow with us!
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