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Saturday, December 3, 2022

IAES - System Administrator - Senior

System Administrator - Intermediate to 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 System Administrator to fill a Cross Domain Solutions (CDS) Radiant Mercury SME role on the Development Team.  The candidate should be technically solid across multiple areas including VMWare, System Administration (Linux based), and some level of software development.


  • Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems.
  • Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems.
  • Provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring, and problem resolution for all the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.
  • Provides Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems.
  • Provides support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers.
  • Provides support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process.
  • Configures and manages UNIX and Windows operating systems and installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoots, maintains integrity and configures network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance.
  • Optimize system operations and resource utilization and perform system capacity analysis and planning.
  • Provide in-depth experience in trouble-shooting IT systems.
  • Support the design of systems, mission architecture, and associated hardware.
  • Possess a working knowledge and understanding of system administration interdependencies as part of the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
  • Analyze and resolve complex problems associated with server hardware, applications, and software integration.

Education / Experience:

  • Knowledge of Radiant Mercury (RM) Guard cross-domain systems
  • 3 years of experience developing in RM MAG language
    *Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment with a group of developers in building RM dataflow filters
  • Any CDS experience is always helpful
  • Experience in C, Assembly, or scripting languages such as PHP, Pearl, or Python will provide the foundation to learn the proprietary MAG language.  If they have this but not MAG experience, we can still consider
  • B.S. Degree in technical discipline plus 10 years of SA experience -OR-
  • H.S. plus 15 years of relevant SA experience

Job Location:

  • Fort Meade, MD

Zavda is a small business and an equal opportunity employer- Veterans/Females/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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