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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

EITO - System Engineer - Data Science/Automation - Senior

System Engineer – Senior

Data Science/Automation


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Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Job Description:  Zavda is looking for a Senior System Engineer to support a critical project to the Secure the Enterprise initiative.  As part of the Secure the Enterprise initiative, develop capabilities to shift from the current manual system security evaluation and authorization process to a new model that emphasizes automation, streamlined processes and approvals, continuous monitoring and assessment, and network data gathering across the entire life cycle of a project.

Job Responsibilities:

The System Engineer will:

  • Analyze functional business requirements, processes, and design specifications for IT activities
  • Identify, resolve, and enhance problems and/or inefficiencies within existing systems
  • Design implementation of new systems and participate in analysis, design, and development/construction of next generation IT systems
  • Understand and balance customer’s IT needs with commercially available IT products’ realities to derive requirements and system specifications


  • Strong background and experience with data science and Computer Network Defense (CND)
  • NiFi
  • Vulnerability and security metrics
  • Understanding of Windows and Unix security, patching, and configuration strategy
  • Analytic development with Pig, Java, or Python


  • CISSP certification (preferably with ISSEP)
  • Able to take initiative and work independently
  • Experience creating high level designs and lower level detail implementation
  • Experience in both system engineering and development components

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree + 6 years of relevant experience OR;
  • Bachelor’s Degree + 8 years of relevant experience OR;
  • Associates Degree + 10 years experience OR;
  • In lieu of a Degree, 12 years of relevant experience

Job Location: FANX III

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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