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Monday, October 25, 2021

DP - System Engineer - Senior

System Engineer 3
Clearance: US Citizen with TS/SCI wtih 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 candidate who will manage integration engineers and allocate tasking. The candidate should be able to perform duties for SE2 roles involved with rack layouts and designs, hardware, and software integration. The candidate should be able to perform Linux administration and engineering to assist SE2 staff.


  • 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 


  • Twenty (20) years 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. (Note: Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.)
  • Minimum of IAT Level 2 certification (ie: CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP)
  • Must possess at least 7 years of experience in the following:
  • Quality Assurance and Configuration Management efforts and programs
  • Managing system requirements and system requirements processes
  • Application of Risk Management technique
  • System Test Programs
  • Troubleshooting and monitoring systems
  • Scripting language (bash/tcl/python)
  • System Architecting
  • UNIX, and LINUX
  • Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project) 

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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