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Thursday, September 29, 2022

GES - System Engineer II (Tools Automation Developer)

GES - System Engineer II (Tools Automation Developer)

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Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Certification: IAT Level II

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 System Engineer II.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in, developing process frameworks and services that encompass technology, & process
  • As a Subject Matter Expert, help internal teams accelerate ITSM automation, application development, modernization, and integration through Agile & DevSecOps transformation, cloud-native application design & development, customer & user experience, modern software deployment techniques, test automation frameworks, open source management solutions, serverless computing and application performance management.
  • Working with build and ops teams to automate tasks, integrate ML/AI to provide greater efficiency and reliability across traditional and cloud networks
  • Provides guidance and training to less experienced staff
  • Maintains current knowledge of cloud service provider offerings
  • Participates in special projects as required
  • Strong desire to code, produce clean readable code, good understanding of CI/CD, open source systems and git repositories required
  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) concepts and scripting languages such as Powershell, Yaml, JSON, Terraform, etc
  • Good understanding of change management principles
  • Good understanding of security concepts, hardening of network and cloud infrastructure is a big plus
  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory, Quest ARS, VMware Automation, and ServiceNow a plus


  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Fifteen (15) years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Relevant Experience:

  • 3 years’ experience in application development and automation functions utilizing Python/Java, Ansible, web services (REST, gRPC, YAML/JSON)
  • Knowledge and experience of Public Cloud
  • Knowledge of MaaS
  • Understanding of Linux, VM and container environments and utilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Firm knowledge of DoD/IC, Agile, DevOps, and Lean requirements, methodologies, and toolsets, and/or application development platforms
  • Understanding of the Risk Management Framework (ICD 503) and successful experience obtaining Accreditation & Authorization of Agile / DevOps solutions with the DoD and IC environment is highly desired
  • Outstanding oral and written communications skills are required
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic, unstructured environment is desired; ability to be a self-starter

Job Location:
Annapolis Junction, Maryland

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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