Employment

At Metova, our employees are our most valuable asset. Metova is for professional people who want to exceed. Metova is designed around team members who want to make a difference in shaping the company’s future and who can expect fair rewards for doing superior work. Taking care of people is our number one initiative to ensure success.

Metova is commited to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or veteran status.”

– John Adams, CEO

Current Metova Job Opportunities

Cyber Defense Network Support Technician

Full time Positions at Scott AFB and Lackland AFB.

Metova is seeking qualified and highly motivated individuals for Cyber Defense Network Support Technician positions at Scott AFB (3 positions) and Lackland AFB (3 positions).

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Role and Responsibilities

The following specifications are required to successfully deliver the required service and support company objectives. The individual is encouraged to exceed these minimum responsibilities to demonstrate its technical, operational, and administrative expertise in support of company’s organizational and departmental objectives.

Objectives are as follows to support the Cyberspace Vulnerability Assessment/Hunter (CVA/H) Weapon System (WS) Maintenance Support Services (MSS) contract :

  • The qualified Network Support Technicians will serve as Cyber Defense Network Support Technicians and will provide hardware and software maintenance support for the Cyberspace Vulnerability Assessment/Hunter (CVA/H) and the Information Operations – Fly-away Kits (IOP FAKs) for the Air Force’s Cyber Protection Teams (CPTs).
  • Additionally, the Network Support Technicians will also perform hardware and software administrator duties, and provide maintenance support to CPTs and IOP FAKs located at multiple stateside locations.
  • The Network Support Technicians will respond to first-line customer requests such as user account issues, configuration issues, regular/scheduled maintenance and other touch maintenance functions.
  • The Network Support Technicians will use software and hardware tools to identify and diagnose problems affecting network and mission systems performance.
  • The environments typically include a mixture of platforms to include Windows and LINUX based operating systems.

Preferred Skills

  • Cybersecurity:  Experience in vulnerability management and scanning, host based security systems, intrusion detection/protection systems, DNS, wireless technologies, and boundary protection solutions.
  • Network Infrastructure:  Experience in network infrastructure including routers, switches, network management solutions, network access solutions, firewalls, virtualization solutions, and virtual private network solutions.
  • Systems Sustainment:  Experience in Microsoft and/or Unix-like operating systems, host based security systems, DNS, DHCP, group policy, vulnerability management, patch management, antivirus, antivirus solutions, and virtualization solutions.

Education and Certifications

  • (Mandatory): TOP SECRET security clearance is required, applicants must already have a fully adjudicated active clearance.
  • (Mandatory): 3+ years’ experience in cybersecurity, network infrastructure or systems architecture
  • (Mandatory): DoD 8570 IAT L2 or L3
  • (Mandatory): Applicants must have three of the following certifications – MS Windows 2012, MCP for SQL Admin, CCDA, VCAP5-Data Center, Blade Server experience, Cloudshield CS-2000 and CS-4000 certification, SAN and NAS experience, RHCE, and LINUX Professional Certification (LPIC-2)

Senior Cyber Modeling & Simulation Security Analyst

Full time Position at O’Fallon, IL.

Metova is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual for a Senior Cyber Defense Modeling & Simulation Security Analyst position at O’Fallon, IL.

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Role and Responsibilities

The following specifications are required to successfully deliver the required service and support company objectives. The individual is encouraged to exceed these minimum responsibilities to demonstrate its technical, operational, and administrative expertise in support of company’s organizational and departmental objectives.

Work primarily with the Metova CyberCENTS staff and their customers ensuring CENTS® platforms and SLAM-R© appliance products are designed and developed so system accreditation is received at the customer’s location. The end goal, when each CENTS® range leaves the production facility, is the delivery of risk management framework (RMF) documentation and test reports (artifacts) the customer uses as part of their Authority to Operate submission through the RMF process. The Senior Cyber M&S Security Analyst will test/scan each system verifying the implementation of required security controls and review the CENTS engineering documentation produced for each cyber range implementation (e.g. Navy, Air Force, Air Guard etc.) and then prepare risk assessment documentation in accordance with established RMF criteria. Throughout the development of each customer’s cyber range, work with action officers and end users assisting them with the development of the PO&AMs. Consistently assess updates to Metova’s solutions identifying potential vulnerabilities in the design and implementation ensuring system engineers design and deploy secure cyber ranges, simulators, and persistent training environment. Work with Metova developers and engineers to identify corrective actions for identified vulnerabilities.

Preferred Skills

– Eight years of professional experience with the DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) and Risk Management Framework (RMF) (Mandatory)
– Four years of professional experience in analyzing and assessing security controls for information systems (Mandatory)
– Four years of professional experience creating, assessing and producing DIACAP/RMF documentation and artifacts (Mandatory)
– Two years of professional experience conducting IT risk assessments for DoD systems (Mandatory)
– Professional experience writing/maintaining DIACAP/RMF technical assessment reports (Mandatory)
– Professional experience administering networks and network domain applications (Desired)

Education and Certifications

Education: Associates Degree in an Information Technology/Computer Science related field
Certification: CISSP or another approved DoD 8570.01-M IAM III Certification (Mandatory)

Security Clearance:  SECRET Security clearance required

Solaris/Unix and Database Systems (GSA – Senior Systems Engineer)

Full time Position at Scott AFB.

Metova is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual for a Senior Systems Engineer position at Scott AFB.

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Role and Responsibilities

GSA Schedule 70 IT Description:

Under general supervision, performs duties such as site surveys, architecture design, system evaluation, system analysis, and infrastructure assessment. Performs duties on tasks that require expertise in system/processor architecture, wired for management baseline, desktop management interface, SNMP, client/server architecture, operating systems, software applications, network protocols, routers, switches, remote access servers, and firewalls.

 

GSA Schedule 70 IT Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years related experience, or 4 years applicable experience which should include 2 years specialized experience.

Education and Certifications

  • (Required): SECRET security clearance is required, applicants must already have a fully adjudicated active clearance.
  • (Required): 8570 IAT 2
  • (Required): Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) or an equivalent certification with Unix-based systems.
  • (Required): Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) or an equivalent certification with database fundamentals.
  • (Required): BS Degree + 2 Years Experience (Or 4 Years Experience)
  • (Preferred): Experience with Solaris 10/11 with virtualization. Sun Java web/app servers, Oracle Database and Oracle app servers.
  • (Preferred): Experience with DISA STIGS and IAVAs

NCOTS Cyber Range Systems Engineer

2 Full time Positions at Norfolk, Virginia (on-site at NIOC-Norfolk).

Metova is seeking qualified and highly motivated individuals for NCOTS Cyber Range Systems Engineer positions at Norfolk, Virginia (on-site at NIOC-Norfolk).

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Role and Responsibilities

The following specifications are required to successfully deliver the required service and support company objectives. The individual is encouraged to exceed these minimum responsibilities to demonstrate its technical, operational, and administrative expertise in support of company’s organizational and departmental objectives.

 

Performs as a member of an engineering team on-site at the Navy Information Operations Command – Norfolk (NIOC-N) charged with the integration, system management and configuration, operation, testing, and scheduling of the Navy Cyber Operations Training Simulators (NCOTS).  Will maintain and update simulator designs, integrate hardware and software, determine baseline configurations for training classess and cyber exercises, and for maintaining the system’s Authority to Operate. Configures and tests existing/legacy images of virtualized enclaves for integration into NCOTS. Maintains and updates NCOTS design documents, configuration guidance, and test plans.

For future evolutions of Metova proprietary simulators and associated software, perform system analysis, system and network design, system integration, product testing, capacity planning, and documentation for the integration of the new software and/or hardware in NCOTS. Install, configure, and test routing and switching devices, network security appliances and software, virtual machines, network operating systems and network services for new target platforms.  Perform development and functional testing for new software versions and document test plans and test cases for that testing.

Preferred Skills

Must have experience in four of the following areas:

— Networking: Routing, Switching, DNS, Active Directory, VPNs, VLANs, SANs, PKI

— Virtualization: VM Ware ESXi, Kernel Virtual Manager (KVM)

— Operating Systems: MS 2003, 2008, 2012; Windows XP/Vista/7/10; Debian/Red Hat Linux

— Applications:  Exchange 2007/2010/2012, IIS, SQL Server, Solarwinds Kiwi Syslog; NetIQ Sentinel Log Manager

— Security Appliances/VMs:  McAfee Network Security IPS, Cisco ASA, E-Policy Orchestrator (Gov HBSS), Nessus (Gov’t ACAS), MetaSploit, Splunk, Sourcefire FirePOWER

— Office Applications:  MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Visio

— Network vulnerabilities, network attack vectors, attack signatures, and technical mitigation

— Security Test & Evaluation/Continuous Monitoring for DIACAP/Risk Management Framework

Other:

— Navy Networks Experience – COMPOSE/CANES (HIGHLY DESIRED)

— Ability to lift 50 LBS (MANDATORY)

Education and Certifications

Education: Bachelors Degree Information Technology/Computer Science related field with 4 years of experience OR Associates Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science related field with 7 years of experience (MANDATORY)

Certifications:  Security+ or another approved DoD 8570.01-M IAT II Certification (MANDATORY)

One or more of the following technical certification(s): Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA); Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP); Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP); Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE); Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (MANDATORY)

Security Clearance:  TS/SCI (SCI Eligible at hire is MANDATORY)

Travel:  Less than 10%

Network / Data Engineer

Full time Position at the Cyber Battle Lab, Fort Gordon, GA.

Metova is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual for a Network/Data Engineer position at Fort Gordon, Georgia.

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Role and Responsibilities

The following specifications are required to successfully deliver the required service and support company objectives. The individual is encouraged to exceed these minimum responsibilities to demonstrate its technical, operational, and administrative expertise in support of company’s organizational and departmental objectives.

The Network / Data Engineer will be required to install, configure, operate and maintain routing and switching equipment associated with the BLCSE WAN service delivery point providing 90% network availability during normal duty hours and annual TRADOC approved experimentation events.  The install, configure operate and maintain (ICOM) includes the Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE)  tunnels, multicast implementations, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MLS), Quality of Service implementations and necessary IP address definition and routing to support the BLCSE.  The contractor shall support network based collaborations through the Multipoint Control Unit (MCU)/ IPVC and Call Manager software.  The Network / Data Engineer will be responsible for maintaining and updating the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone database and the Call Manager software, Intrusion Prevention/Protection Systems, Firewalls, penetration tools, and Network Monitoring and Operations Tools.  Additionally, the Network / Data Engineer will be required to schedule, monitor, and troubleshoot the secure video teleconferences (VTC) on the BLCSE distributed network providing 90% network availability during normal duty hours and annual TRADOC approved experimentation events..  The network engineer must be able to design, develop and implement extended network enclaves based upon rapidly changing experimentation requirements to support the BLCSE Community of Practice.  The Network / Data Engineer will verify that all network monitoring systems have been updated after any changes on the network have been made.  The Network / Data Engineer will be required to install, configure, operate and maintain the automated information systems required for 90% availability of the NOSC Network.  The Network / Data Engineer will ensure that all information and operating systems, collaborative services, and supporting applications are updated as needed with the latest government approved versions, and recommended information assurance patches and anti-virus releases.  All systems will be tested no less than 48 hours prior to and after any updates are applied to information and operating systems, collaborative services, and supporting applications to verify that the information system and the network it is connected to are operational.

Education and Certifications

  • On day one, must provide verification of DoD 8570.01 / DoD 8140 IAT level II baseline certification requirements (CCNA Security (preferred) or GSEC or Security+CE or SSCP). All required certifications must be maintained and updated as needed.
  • On day one, must have certification in CCNP R&S, (full CCNP preferred). Required certifications must be maintained and updated as needed.
  • Within six months of task order start date, at least one CME in the BLCSE must provide verification of Cisco Certified Network Professional Collaboration; all other Network / Data Engineers in the BLCSE shall provide verification of either (1) CCNP R&S certification; or (2) certificate of completion in CCNP TSHOOT 2015 Video Boot Camp from Udemy. All required certifications must be maintained and updated as needed.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience or equivalent in network operational environment consisting of multiple Cisco devices, including Routers, Switches, and Firewalls.
  • Must possess expert knowledge and skills with inline encryption devices (e.g., TACLANEs).
  • Must possess expert knowledge and skills on VoIP and secure VTC services.
  • Must be competent in the use of network monitoring systems and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Must possess expert knowledge on Network Management Systems and Software Cisco Call Manager, Syslog, Solarwinds, GEMx, SNMPc, and Cisco Security Manager at a minimum.
  • Must possess expert knowledge on Network Management Systems and Software Cisco Call Manager, Syslog, Solarwinds, GEMx, SNMPc, and Cisco Security Manager at a minimum.
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility.
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Cyber Analyst

Full time Position at the Cyber Battle Lab, Fort Gordon, GA.

Metova is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual for a Cyber Analyst position at Fort Gordon, Georgia.

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Role and Responsibilities

The following specifications are required to successfully deliver the required service and support company objectives. The individual is encouraged to exceed these minimum responsibilities to demonstrate its technical, operational, and administrative expertise in support of company’s organizational and departmental objectives.

The Cyber Analyst will play a key role in developing the Cyber Warfare experimentation and analysis capability within the CBL.  The contractors must be able to think strategically to develop future capability as well as provide solutions to current problems, based on operational Cyber Warfare Experience.  The contractors must anticipate working in Commercial Networks as well as Military Tactical and Enterprise networks.  Cyber Warfare Analysts will work closely with TRADOC Capability Manager Cyber (TCM-Cyber) to inform, develop, and validate requirements within the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS).  The analysis conducted will be required to inform, develop and validate requirements through experimentation independently or in coordination with TCM-Cyber.  Cyber Warfare Analysis will require exploring current Army CW posture, predicts needs, assesses risks, vulnerabilities and recommend countermeasures.  CW analysis will employ a thorough understanding of the tenets of Cyber Network Operations (CNO), and know how to optimally use all CNO resources for “effects-based” cyber warfare. CW analysis will develop CNO capabilities that will deliver tactical, operational, and strategic advantages.

Education and Certifications

  • Prior military experience and/or significant civilian occupational experience in Cyber Warfare including, but not exclusively, computer programming, software design, cyber security (defensive or offensive), and cyber forensics.
  • BS Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering from an accredited institution. Coursework shall include computer programming (e.g., Fundamentals of Programming, Computer Forensics) and coding (e.g., C, C++, Python, and Java). Equivalent job experience will be considered
  • 5 – 10 years prior military experience and/or significant civilian occupational experience in Cyber Warfare including, but not exclusively, computer programming, software design, cyber security (defensive or offensive), and cyber forensics.
  • Desired Certifications: CISSP, Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP), GIAC Enterprise Defender (GCED), GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP).
  • Cyber Range, Openstack, VMware experience is desired
  • Cyber Warfare Analysts must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility.
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Cyberspace Analyst – Level II

Full time position located at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Metova is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual to serve as a Cyberspace Analyst– Level II in support of the Army CIO-G6 Task 9

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Role and Responsibilities

The following specifications are required to successfully deliver the required service and support company objectives. The individual is encouraged to exceed these minimum responsibilities to demonstrate its technical, operational, and administrative expertise in support of company’s organizational and departmental objectives.

Task 9 – Objectives are as follows:

  • Provides technical expertise for the identification, development and prioritization of cyberspace operations requirements, processes, procedures, and governing directives
  • Provide information security engineering support for the completion of J3-12-0371.
  • Prioritizing actions in support of Increment 1, Phase 1 of the DoD NIPRNet DMZ Program.
  • Analyzing existing Army DMZs for compliance with the DoD DMZ Security Technical Implementation Guide.
  • Identifies issues and priorities affecting operations
  • Supports the creation, dissemination, and compliance of applicable orders and directives to the DOD community
  • provide input to support the development of Army policy memorandums to comply with directives from USCYBERCOM (United States Cyber Command) and DoD
  • Recommending approaches to identify the scope of internet facing applications in the Army.
  • Coordinating activities associated with the migration of internet facing applications.

Tracking and assisting with the migration of internet facing applications to a approved DoD DMZ, the Defense Information System Agency Defense Enterprise Computing Center, or commercial cloud service.

Physical Demands:

  • Normal demands associated with an office environment.
  • Ability to work on a computer for long periods of time.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face.
  • Some travel may be required

Responsibilities

• Creates, disseminates and tracks status of Army and DoD Orders and Directives

• Prepares situational awareness and operational update briefs

• Analyzes proposed capabilities, recommends courses of action (COAs), and develops solutions to address areas of concern for shortfalls

• Develops concept papers, technical white papers and related documentation detailing cyber security practices for implementation throughout the US ARMY and DoD

• Collaborates with internal and external partners to facilitate cyber situational awareness and information sharing

Education and Certifications

  • Maintain a current and final SECRET clearance.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience as a Cyberspace Analyst
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in IT, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Master’s Degree may be substituted for one (1) year of relevant experience.
  • A minimum of DOD 8570 IAM Level II Information Assurance Certification required (CompTIA Sec+ or equivalent).

Information Assurance Engineer – Level II

Full time position located at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

 

Metova is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual to serve as an Information Assurance Engineer– Level II in support of the Army CIO-G6 Task 1.

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Role and Responsibilities

The following specifications are required to successfully deliver the required service and support company objectives. The individual is encouraged to exceed these minimum responsibilities to demonstrate its technical, operational, and administrative expertise in support of company’s organizational and departmental objectives.

Task 1 – Objectives are as follows:

  • Provides technical expertise for Policy, Guidance and Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTP) development
  • Provide technical support in the area of programmatic analyses, studies, briefings, IA training and certification implementation support.
  • Provide technical reviews, as well as analysis of National, Department of Defense (DoD), Joint Staff, and other federal agencies Cybersecurity/IA policies as they relate to Army level policy.
  • Providing technical support to the Government in transitioning to and complying with the DoD and national level policies.
  • Assessing Cybersecurity/IA needs and reporting, which encompasses, managing and organizing data sufficiently to report proposed actionable changes.
  • Providing technical support to the Government in the incorporation of policy into appropriate regulations and pamphlets; in drafting, reviewing, revising and delivering Cybersecurity/IA policy documents to the Cybersecurity Directorate, and in responding to DA Staff, Army Command (AC), ASCC, DRU, PEO, and field units’ oral and written queries regarding Cybersecurity/IA policy.
  • Develop proposed policies and Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTP) in support of the Army’s Defense-in-Depth strategy and the Department of Defense Global Information Grid (GIG) Vision.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Obtaining and analyzing information, assessing its relevance to policy or standards, and identify and relate technical and procedural recommendations.
  • To be knowledgeable of the entire spectrum of Cybersecurity tools and processes to include: intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, eradication tools and procedures; cross-domain solutions and multiple level security solutions; wireless personal electronic devices.
  • Gather and collect information assurance data such as intrusions and incidents
  • Write memorandums for Army implementation of privileged user responsibilities, monitor staffing of document across all Army Commands, review comments submitted and provide government lead with recommendations on accepting or rejecting changes/comments
  • Prepare briefings for Army cybersecurity program managers to implementation studies for manpower and staffing levels within their command.
  • Review historical data on systemic information assurance violations to determine course of actions to minimize recurrence of the violations and provide information paper for leadership on findings.

Physical Demands:

  • Normal demands associated with an office environment.
  • Ability to work on a computer for long periods of time.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face.
  • Some travel may be required

Education and Certifications

  • Maintain a current and final SECRET clearance.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience as an Information Assurance Engineer
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in IT, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Master’s Degree may be substituted for one (1) year of relevant experience.
  • A minimum of DOD 8570 IAM Level II Information Assurance Certification required (CompTIA Sec+ or equivalent).

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