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Saturday, January 22, 2022

DP - System Engineer 3 - Senior

System Engineer 3 / IAT 1
Clearance: TS/SCI w/ Polygraph
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Job Description:
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 Software Engineer 3 / IAT 1 to support Mission Applications in the PAD organization, performing linux administration and scripting, application troubleshooting, and testing. The ideal candidate will have a strong Linux background, as well as experience with virtualization, anisble, and puppet.  Experience with specific mission apps is nice to have.

Required Qualifications:

  • Twenty (20) years of experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and leading Systems Engineering efforts 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.
  • Seven (7) years of the following:
    • QA, CM
    • Manage requirements and requirements process 
    • Applying risk mgmt principles
    • System test programs
    • Troubleshooting, monitoring
    • System architecting
    • UNIX, Linux, Windows
    • MS Office
    • Strong familiarity with MySQLand MongoDB, or other relational databases
  • Must have completed and remained current on all Cyberspace Workforce Improvement Program (CWIP) certification requirements.  Level I required at the start (no waiver period)


  • System engineering experience with Linux and Windows OS
  • Working with product vendors
  • System integration/administration experience
  • Atlassian (Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, etc.) 

Job Location:

  • Laurel, MD

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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