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Senior Computing Engineer


San Diego, CA
ID: 3785-317

Cabrillo Technologies, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of McKean Defense.  Cabrillo scientists, engineers, technical staff, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms and shipboard systems, and develop computing and networking strategies to support the Warfighter.  Cabrillo employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations.


Cabrillo Technologies has an immediate opening for a Senior Systems Engineer.  This Job is part time at a Government Facility in Point Loma. 


Roles & Responsibilities:

(Note:  It is expected and required that all HW/SW configurations conform to vendor and industry best practices for performance and security)

Analyze Requirements

Create Component Specifications

Configure servers

  • BIOS
  • Drivers
  • Expansion cards
  • Networking

Install and configure ESXi

Configure storage arrays

  • Design storage topologies
  • Create storage templates

Install and configure Windows on workstations and desktops

  • Troubleshoot issues arising from OS configuration, device drivers, etc

Configure Printers and MFDs

Identify potential networking issues affecting all CI hardware and work with NI team to isolate/resolve

Create / modify Configuration Documents (CICDs) to ensure that production facilities are able to install a system in a clear and repeatable manner

Analyze security scan findings and modify configuration of any CI hardware to comply with relevant STIG(s)

Required Skills

Strong knowledge of VMware

  • VCP certificate a definite plus
  • vSAN helpful but not required
  • Horizon View (VDI) helpful but not required

In depth experience with server hardware

  • BIOS configuration
  • Expansion cards (I/O, Graphics, Networking)
  • Disk technologies

Strong knowledge of storage I/O protocols (iSCSI / Fibre Channel) and best practices

In depth experience with storage arrays

  • EMC cert preferred but not required

In depth experience with workstations and laptops

Good conceptual knowledge of Ethernet networking

  • Best practices
  • VLANs
  • Troubleshooting

Some knowledge of non-Ethernet communication protocols helpful but not required

  • Serial
  • USB
  • Video (DisplayPort, DVI, HDMI, etc)

General OS experience (Install/Configure/Troubleshoot)

  • Windows
  • Linux

Security Experience

  • Sec+
  • STIG
  • Lockdowns

Some knowledge of scripting would be helpful

Some knowledge of Printers and Scanners (MFDs) would be helpful

Some knowledge of Tablet devices would be helpful

Bachelors’ Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and/or Electrical Engineering is desired from an accredited university, or equivalent experience

IAT Il CSWF current compliance including IA and technical certifications

DOD Secret clearance required

U.S. Citizenship is required

Required Experience

Eight (8) years minimum technical experience in architecting and designing DoD data transport network system or Wide Area Networks


Five (5) years minimum of designing DoD data communication and network architecture and design


Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Cabrillo Technologies is an E-Verify company.