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Thursday, September 29, 2022

DP - Product Line Engineer I

DP – Product Line Engineer I
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Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

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 Product Line Engineer.

Description: Provide life cycle support for Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) applications that run on Linux and Windows operating systems. Analyzes user’s requirements, concept of operations documents, and high level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications. Analyzes system requirements and leads design and development activities. Guides users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies. Provides technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology. Incorporates new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations. Develops technical documentation. Develops system Architecture and system design documentation. Guides system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans. Interacts with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts. Ultimate responsibility for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the Systems Engineering area of responsibility. Communicates with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives.

Required Certifications: Must have completed and remain current on all Cyberspace Workforce Improvement Program (CWIP)/Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program (IAWIP) certification requirements.


  • Provide System Engineer (SE) support, and identify improvements for systems. Develop Concept of Operations (CONOP), test, support, and other technical plans. Develop scripts, tools, and other mechanisms to monitor and manage systems. Provide hardware and software engineering support.
  • Monitor system dataflow. Create scripts or programs to optimize dataflow. Identify component and system malfunctions. Optimize performance, and generate documentation detailing system dataflow.
  • Perform System and Network Administration support by creating periodic system backups, and document standard operating procedures for creating and maintaining system backups.
  • Troubleshoot failures and malfunctions of supported systems and subsystems, and document and report bugs or discrepancies. Perform regression test, and Operational Acceptance Tests and Operational Evaluations for system upgrades.
  • Perform Hardware and Software Engineering Support. Develop, or integrate scripts/tools provide health and status and mission monitoring metrics. Provide ways to improve system performance, and document Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for systems.
  • Providing training for supported systems. Develop training documentation, support manuals, and support procedures for systems.
  • Coordinate with organizations to integrate tools, scripts, and monitoring mechanisms into the product baseline.


  • Ten (10) years of experience in Linux systems operation or administration.
  • Six (6) years of experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required.
  • Five (5) years of experience using and implementing SIGINT technologies.
  • Five (5) years of experience integrating, testing, and deploying software.
  • Three (3) years of experience in scripting experience in BASH, Perl, or similar languages.
  • Two (2) years of experience using JIRA or similar project management system for task tracking & documentation.

Job Location:
Laurel, 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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