Posts made in September 2018

Cyber Security Engineer, Norfolk VA

Description: Predicate Logic is looking for a dynamic self starting individual to join our Submarine Operating Authority Engineering team providing communications and network technical support for the U.S. Navy Submarine Force.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be the In-Service Engineering Agent (ISEA) On-Site Cyber Security Engineer for the Low Band Universal Communications System (LBUCS) equipment and network at Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet Norfolk, VA.
  • Maintain the LBUCS suite fully operational and in compliance with all cyber security requirements.
  • Supervise the performance of all System Administrative responsibilities for the LBUCS suite.
  • Supervise the configuration, testing, and troubleshooting of the LBUCS suite.
  • Provide remote assistance to LBUCS transmitter sites as required for system configuration, testing, troubleshooting.
  • Develop and provide test and evaluation support for new concepts, lead site testing, System Operational Verification Testing (SOVT) and other test events in support of the LBUCS Suite.
  • Assist government personnel in maintaining strict configuration control of the LBUCS suite of equipment.
  • Possess knowledge and comprehension of secure build techniques, tools and practices of DISA Secure Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG).
  • Participate in Submarine Operating Authority Engineering reviews.
  • Provide technical representation at meetings as required to represent the Submarine Operating Authority systems and in particular LBUCS.

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Install, Configure and Maintain a scalable and highly available virtual environment utilizing VMWare vSphere ESXi hypervisor
  • Working knowledge of direct attached, network attached and storage area network-based storage devices, protocols and management techniques.
  • Working knowledge of Cisco UCS and Netapp storage solutions with a focus on VMWare-based solutions
  • Fundamental knowledge of network architectures and associated equipment including, but not limited to zones, screening devices, and typical design.
  • Working knowledge with CISCO routers and switches and their configuration and management.
  • In-depth knowledge and ability to troubleshoot the TCP/IP protocol suite.
  • Working knowledge of network analysis tools such as Wireshark.
  • Ability to manage and audit the cyber security of systems using tools such as HBSS and ACAS.
  • Ability to perform log reviews of systems to analyze for evidence of exploitation.
  • Ability to interface with remote users via chat, telephone, naval messaging and email to assist in troubleshooting system functional issues.
  • CISSP Certification required.
  • VMWare Certified Professional Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV) certification strongly desired but otherwise must be achieved within 6 months of hire.


  • Experience with Submarine Communications, including RF paths providing IP connectivity.
  • First-hand experience required in the following areas:
  • Cisco routers and switches
  • VMWare ESXi 5.5 or later
  • Server operating systems management
  • Cyber security configuration compliance management/auditing
  • First-hand experience strongly desired in the following areas:
  • Cisco UCS
  • Netapp storage solutions
  • Windows Server 2012 or later
  • Windows 10 or later
  • Avocent series of KVM Matrix Switches or similar
  • Linux Systems Administration
  • Serial communications
  • Installation and maintenance of cabling and connectors to include:
  • Serial (RS-232/440 and EIA-530)
  • Shielded and unshielded twisted pair (RJ-45/CAT5+ Ethernet)
  • Fiber Optics, copper, transceivers and switches
  • Cryptographic Devices to include in-depth knowledge of:
  • KG-175 TACLANE series, KIV-7 Series
  • Must be able to independently build/rebuild servers and workstations, both virtual and physical both from baseline templates including system backs and/or OVF templates.

Possess a current/active Top Secret security clearance. Must be eligible for SCI Access.

Ability to travel within the U.S. and foreign countries. Travel Estimated less than 10%

To apply for this position, please download, complete and return these 3 documents:

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