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Engineer - Computers, System Admin and Scripting

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

Job Description:

SimVentions, consistently voted one of Virginia's Best Places to Work, is looking for an experienced and versatile Engineer  to join our team!

Ideal candidate will be self-driven to find answers to solve sometimes complex questions (with guidance from the RF Sensors group). They will have the vision and skill to implement the solution to remedy the issue or take them to the next step in the troubleshooting chain. This person will also posses confidence with Linux OS and Python Coding/Scripting, competency with MS Office for reports,  an all-around technical ability and comfort level with with learning about Wireless (and Mesh) Networking while building some RF Skills and a general understanding of wireless and satellite data links.

Additionally, this position requires an individual interested in working on unique projects that diverge from a typical Network Management/Cybersecurity career path, to focus a portion of skills to advance the deployment of C4ISR systems on military platforms. Focus on the military mission should be a key motivating factor for a candidate to succeed in this role. 

Responsibilities: Provide support to government program through direct engagement on site in the administration of computer programs and systems.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • five (5) years of experience in the design, development and integration of computer hardware
    and software
  • Demonstrated understanding of network architecture, design, integrated testing and documentation development 
  • Self-driven to help make the mission succeed
  • Experience with Linux OS, MS Office, and preferably Nessus & Python skills
  • Capable in methodically thinking through and documenting a problem. 

Preferred Skills & Experience:  Strong background and interest in mechanical work and hands on hardware integration.

Education:  BS - technical or mathematics is desired, but not required if four+ years of demonstrated experience in the key areas.

Minimum Clearance:  Interim Top Secret

Travel: 25% - Travel is dependent on interest and project progression.

Location: Dahlgren- On base

Why Work for SimVentions?

SimVentions is about more than just being a place to work with other growth-orientated technically exceptional experts. It’s also a fun place to work. Our family-friendly atmosphere encourages our employee-owners 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 innovative products and solutions that go beyond the expected. This means you can expect to work with a team that will allow you to grow, have a voice, and make an impact.

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 to engage in throughout the year.

Build Innovative Technology

SimVentions takes pride in its 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 benefit from the culture that we have created here.

Create Meaningful Solutions

We are trusted partners with our customers and are provided challenging and meaningful requirements to help them solve.

Employees who join SimVentions will enjoy benefits like:

  • Impact: work on projects that directly support the defense of our nation.
  • Serve: work for a company that supports its surrounding communities.
  • Employee Owned: work with the best and help build YOUR company.
  • Dress code: business casual. We like to be comfortable while we work.
  • Healthcare: one of the best packages in the industry.
  • Culture: add to our culture of technical excellence and collaboration.
  • Food: we have a lot of food around here.
  • Family focus: work for a team that recognizes the importance of family time.
  • Employee appreciation:  lots of events throughout the year.
  • Resources:  excellent facilities, tools, and training opportunities to grow in your field.
  • Open communication: work in an environment where your voice matters.
  • Fitness/Well-being:  opportunities to participate in company sports teams and workout groups.
  • Professional development: employee-led interest groups for personal and professional development plus great training options
  • What you bring to the table: contribute, grow, and thrive.

Other Perks:

  • 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, Alexandria , Engineer - Computers, System Admin and Scripting, Other , Stafford, Virginia

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