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Friday, May 27, 2022

DP - System Engineer - Intermediate

System Engineer

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Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Job Description:
Zavda was founded in 2006 and is an 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 System Engineer who will be part of a team that creates solutions for several technologies, including Linux, storage, virtualization, and network.  This role will analyze the requirements, gather additional requirements, design, plan, and build architectures as needed.  This role will serve in a Tier 3/4 troubleshooting capacity as needed. 
From a system engineering perspective, this role will work within a team to design and develop solutions; provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology.  Also, develop system architecture and system design documentation. Work with vendors as needed.

  • System engineering experience with Linux, storage, virtualization, network technologies
  • Working with product vendors
  • System integration/administration experience
  • Lab Support
  • Atlassian (Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, etc.)
  • Strong Linux systems administration, comfortable with the command line, troubleshooting
  • Experience with Puppet, Ruby
  • Bash/PERL scripting
  • Systems design and integration
  • VCenter / virtualization


  • Fourteen (14) years of experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science,
  • Engineering Management or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • Must have CWIP Level 1 certification to start; 6 months to obtain Level 2.

Job Location:
Fort Meade, MD
Zavda is a small business and an equal opportunity employer- Veteran/Female/Minorities/Individuals with Disabilities.  With Zavda you have the opportunity to provide dependable solutions and support that benefit the national security missions.  Zavda prides itself to providing continual professional growth and success for the Zavda Team.

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