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SimVentions Inc. Software Support Engineer ** in San Diego, California


SimVentions, consistently voted one of Virginia's Best Places to Work, is looking for a Software Support Engineer to join our team!


  • This position is to support the software installation and operation of embedded VxWorks and RHEL system on Naval ship systems.

  • Assist in planning, configuration, and testing of unclassified and classified systems.

  • Support and interact with the SAIC/Government cybersecurity system engineers, system administrators, system engineers, and system developers.

  • Perform security assessments using DoD provided tools; reporting results to the cybersecurity system engineer; and developing strategies to mitigate discrepancies.

  • Perform day to day bring up and debugging new systems to include maintenance of network infrastructure, end user issue resolution LAN connectivity issues, access control management.

  • Provide Linux and system administration services to support government systems.

  • Provide system administration support and administer, configure, and troubleshoot Red Hat Linux servers and workstations.

  • Required Skills & Experience:

  • Advanced experience with Red Hat Linux.

  • Network Protocols including TCP/IP, UDP, and ICMP.

  • Major network security tools such as firewalls, knowledge of computing and networking vulnerabilities, attack methods and latest detection methods.

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • System Configuration,

  • Software management,

  • Security management,

  • Installation and configuration of hardware and software,

  • Operating systems and COTS software,

  • Operating computer systems in different operating environments, sizing, performance tuning,

  • Hardware/software/network troubleshooting and resource allocation.

Education: BS from an accredited college

Minimum Clearance: Secret

Location: San Diego, CA

**This position is contingent upon funding and is not immediately available (remove if not applicable)

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)