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Intermediate Network Engineer

Company: SimVentions, Inc - Glassdoor ? 4.6
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

SimVentions, consistently voted one of Virginia's Best Places to Work, is looking for a Network Security Engineer to join our team to perform network engineering and support for various shipboard Navy systems.


  • Independently troubleshoot LAN issues with desktops, servers, Cisco switches, routers, and firewalls
  • Use Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools to read syslog messages from network devices and take appropriate action
  • Network analysis and management experience using SNMP, NTP, DNS, DHCP, SSH, etc.
  • Perform system backups and recovery
  • Maintain data files and monitors system configuration to ensure data integrity
  • Assist with securing and hardening infrastructure technologies to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) compliance requirements and Information Assurance Vulnerability (IAV) Management (IAVM)
  • Create and maintain system procedural and technical documentation
  • Ability to work independently, as well as, collaborate effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Work closely with the development team to support requirements and the release schedule
  • Perform cybersecurity testing as required, to include vulnerability scanning (ACAS), implementation of Security Requirements Guides (SRG) and/or Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG), and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) benchmarks

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of Network Engineering executing activities such as the design, implementation, installation, configuration, maintenance, and integration, and analysis of local or enterprise wired computer networks, to include the selection and configuration of networking devices such as routers, switches, and firewalls
  • Three (3) years of full-time professional experience in Network Security to include the design, implementation, configuration, and enforcement of security controls on network, hardware, and software components and devices
  • Ability to conform to DoD Cybersecurity standards
  • Experience with any of the following is highly desirable: Cisco switches and routers, ASA Firewalls, ACLs, IDS/IPS, ISE, WSA, ESA and other security appliances
  • Experience with network routing protocols such as OSPF, HSRP, VRRP, route redistribution. and TCP/IP Addressing and Subnetting
  • Experience with Cisco Call manager is highly desirable
  • Experience with virtual machine creation and maintenance using VMWare ESX and Virtual Cente
  •  Familiarity with configuring/troubleshooting servers, Cisco Routers/Switches and Alcatel Switches, Access Control Lists, TCP/IP, and security protocols
  • Understanding of and familiarity with the implementation of cybersecurity boundary defense techniques and various IA-enabled appliances (e.g. firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), switches/routers, Cross Domain Solutions (CDS), HBSS)
  • Experience with DoD cybersecurity tools (e.g. ACAS, SCAP, STIGs, VRAM)
  • Ability to develop technical presentations for diverse audiences (e.g. developers, system engineers, programmatic stakeholders, and Navy officials and personnel)
  • Strong ability to communicate clearly and succinctly in written and oral presentations

Preferred Skills & Experience:  

  • Experience with Alcatel Switches 9700/7700/6800
  • Working knowledge of VMware ESXi, vCenter, VM Creation. Minimum of DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II Certification, including Computing/Operating Systems certification
  • Experience in Windows 2008R2/2012/2012R2/2016 domain administration
  • Experience with Active Directory Services (ADS), Group Policy, Logon Scripts, DHCP, DNS, WSUS, Printer Management
  • Experience with administering/maintaining Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013 On-Premise environment
  • Experience with VMware vSphere, vCenter and vSAN technologies.


  • Minimum DoD 8570.01-M IAM Level II / IAT Level I certification
  • BS in Computer Science / Information Systems related field (preferred)

Minimum Clearance:  Secret

Travel (if applicable): 10%

Location: Dam Neck-On Base

Why Work for SimVentions?

SimVentions is about more than just being a fun place to work. We are a family of like-minded individuals who care for, support and encourage each other. We are here to imagine, create, explore, discover, and do great things together.

Support Our Warfighters

SimVentions is a proud supporter of the U.S. military, and we take pride in our ability to provide relevant, game-changing solutions to our armed men and women around the world.

Drive Customer Success

We deliver solutions that go beyond the expected. This means you can expect to work with a team that will do whatever it takes to ensure our customers are successful and happy with our results.

Get Involved in Giving Back

We believe that one of the best ways to be a well-rounded company is to have well-rounded employees, and one of the ways we encourage that is by providing a wide range of service opportunities for our team members throughout the year.

Build Innovative Technology

SimVentions takes pride in it's innovative and cutting edge technology, so you can be sure that whatever project you work on, you will be having a direct impact on our customer’s success.

Work with Brilliant People

At SimVentions, we don’t just hire the smartest people. We hire experienced, creative individuals who are passionate about what they do, and who embody the culture that we have created here.

Create Meaningful Solutions

We always have a wide variety of challenging, meaningful problems to solve at SimVentions, which span the whole range of our six core disciplines.

Employees who join SimVentions will enjoy benefits like:

  • The impact benefit – work on projects that directly impact the safety of our country
  • The purpose benefit – be part of something bigger where our profits help the needy
  • The co-worker benefit – work with the best and brightest people in the business
  • The dress code benefit – business casual. We like to be comfortable while we work
  • The healthcare benefits – one of the best packages in the industry
  • The bacon benefit – if the CEO eats the last piece of bacon you get to blast him with Nerf darts
  • The breakfast benefit – the “C’s” fix you breakfast once a year
  • The food benefits – we have a lot of food around here

Other Perks:

  • On-site Chaplain and prayer room
  • Lots of employee-appreciation events throughout the year
  • Excellent working facilities and tools to get your job done
  • Regular communication (“All-Hands”, “SimV Share”, “Imagineering Day”) to stay connected to SimV culture, stay abreast of what is happening in the company, and meet new faces while eating good food
  • SimVentions sports teams and workout groups
  • Employee led interest groups for personal and professional development
  • What you bring to the table…


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: SimVentions, Inc - Glassdoor ? 4.6, Portsmouth , Intermediate Network Engineer, Other , Portsmouth, Virginia

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