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Monday, October 25, 2021

DP - Software Engineer - Senior

Software Engineer - Senior
Clearance: US Citizen with TS/SCI with Poly
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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 sectors.  Zavda is looking for a Software Engineer who will support the legacy version of PARKRANGER as well as be instrumental in the development of the new version of this mission-critical application, which provides command and control of devices and assures site security.  The legacy version contains XML and Java, and  MongoDB. The new version will utilize java/javascript, and MERN stack. The developer will assist/mentor junior development team members.
The Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements. Works individually or as part of a team. Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results. Resolves software problem reports. Utilizes software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment. Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/ Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components. 


  • PARKRANGER Development. This is a hands-on coding/programmer position.
  • Must have completed and remained current on all Cyberspace Workforce Improvement Program (CWIP) certification requirements. Level I required at the start. 


  • Java and javascript development in a Linux environment
    MySQL and/or MongoDB database experience
  • MERN (MySQL, Express, React, and Node)
  • Jira and ConlfluenceJava and javascript development in a Linux environment
  • MySQL and/or MongoDB database experience
  • MERN (MySQL, Express, React, and Node)
  • Jira and Confluence

Education / Experience:

  • Twenty (20) years experience as an SWE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Four (4) years of additional SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree. 
    • Java Application Frameworks (Spring 3 or 4, Hibernate, or other current Java Application Frameworks) 
    • Object-Oriented Computer Languages (JavaSE or JavaEE , C++, etc.) 
    • REST Application Program Interfaces 
    • Web development 
    • Database Management Systems (MySQL, Oracle, PostgresSQL, etc.)
    • NoSQL Databases (Lucene, Solr, Mongo, etc.)
    • Lucene based applications (Splunk, Elasticsearch, Solr, etc.)
    • Linux Development and Administration
    • Eclipse

Job Location:

  • Laurel, 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 on providing continual professional growth and success for the Zavda Team.

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