SimIS, Inc offers a challenging and rewarding working environment providing you with the tools and structure you need to succeed and provides a teaming environment allowing you to work beside other top scientist, engineers and technologist. SimIS seeks to hire the top individuals in each of the disciplines required for our customers and also promotes a strong sense of family and team effort. We are currently looking for exceptional professionals to join our team. AA / EOE / M / F / Disability / VETS / Drug Free

SimIS Careers

Portsmouth, VA:

Accountant
 

Northern VA:

Engineer/Analyst III Architect
Subject Matter Expert Architect
 

Orlando, FL:

Systems Engineer III (Mobile and e-Learning Dev and Standards SME)
Systems Engineer III (Cloud and Web Software Developer SME)
Systems Administrator II
 

Picatinny Arsenal, NJ:

Software Engineer II
Visual Information Specialist III
Visual Information Specialist II
Visual Information Specialist I
 

Accountant Submit Resume

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

Basic Function:

Assists in maintaining financial records and ensuring that financial transactions are properly recorded. Ensures the accuracy of entries to ledger accounts and reconciles subsidiary ledger accounts to the general ledger. Compiles financial data to aid Chief Financial Officer in the preparation of Balance Sheets, Profit and Loss statements and other financial reports. Assists in analyzing current costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses.

Specific Duties:

  • Process and prepare financial and business forms for checking account balances, facilitating purchases, etc.
  • Perform routine calculations to produce analyses and reports as requested by the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Oversee and manage vendor accounts.
  • Create, send, and follow up on invoices.
  • Review and adhere to department budgets.
  • Collect and enter data for various financial spreadsheets.
  • Review and audit financial statements and reports, ensure all calculations and data entries are correct.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Collect information for and prepare payroll payments for employees
  • Adhere to the company’s or organization’s financial policies and procedures.
  • Answers questions and provide assistance to stakeholders, customers, and clients as needed.
  • Attend finance department and company-wide meetings, sometimes assisting with financial reporting to managers and senior executives.
  • Suggest changes or improvements to increase accuracy, efficiency, and cost reductions.
  • Calculate and submit company 401k deferral and match elections.
  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Assist the Chief Financial Officer in preparation of monthly management reporting and accompanying schedules, worksheets, narratives, including forecasting, and budget vs. actual variance reports.
  • Assist with external audit or examination process.
  • Assist with completion of quarterly and annual regulatory filings.
  • Document policies, procedures, and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Conform with and abide by all regulatory guidance and internal policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to department and organization special projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Formal Education required: Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or accounting

  • Must have payroll administration experience.
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Knowledge of Statutory accounting principles.
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages. QuickBooks is preferred.
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills.

U.S. citizenship required

Supervisory Responsibility

The Accountant role has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in a clerical, office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

This is a largely sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bending or standing on a stool as necessary.

Engineer/Analyst III Architect Submit Resume

Specific Duties:

  1. Production of DoDAF Compliant and Fit-for-Purpose architecture views within the DOTMLPF domains
  2. Production of Capability Architectures and Mission Threads
  3. Work with functional subject matter experts to collect and describe operational activities, system functions, capabilities, processes, operational and systems nodes, and associated data, messages, inputs, controls, outputs, and mechanisms.
  4. Prepare, staff, and publish formal architecture documents.
  5. Conduct staff actions (tasks, papers, briefings, etc.)
  6. Research, develop/document, and analyze US Marine Corps architectures (including business/war fighting/enterprise information environment/intelligence processes and information technology) to identify mission capability gaps, overlaps, and shortfalls; determine and recommend architectural, IT, or process solutions; and research and develop other architecture related documents and plans
  7. Participate in DOD Enterprise Architecture conferences; generate minutes and capture key action items.
  8. Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Formal Education required degree, field of study: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience required (in whole years): Four or more years of modeling experience or eight years general engineering experience

U.S. citizenship required

Specific knowledge and/or skills:

  • Formal DoD Architecture development education and/or equivalent enterprise architecture development experience Working knowledge/experience with the DM2
  • Experience with business process analysis and redesign
  • Extensive knowledge of the DoDAF, DoD Net-Centric and Data Strategies, DoD Information Assurance Guidance, and the DoD Federation Strategy is required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Working familiarity with architecture tools (i.e. IBM® Rational® System Architect®) with a particular emphasis on the ability to produce complex and detailed reports and presentations using the tools.
  • Microsoft Word and PowerPoint user capabilities to develop reports and presentations.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, including the ability to develop analytical documents and present oral briefs to leadership.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Enterprise Architecture Certification preferred
  • USMC or military experience preferred

Independent Judgment and Decision Making: May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Physical Demands: Typically the work may be performed sitting down. No special physical demands are required. There may be some walking, standing, bending and carrying of light items such as paper, books, small equipment and supplies.

Working Conditions: Typical office or laboratory environment. No significant exposure to risks or discomforts.

Subject Matter Expert Architect Submit Resume

Specific Duties:

  1. Production of Mission Thread and Capability Fit-for-Purpose architecture views within the DOTMLPF domains
  2. Work with functional subject matter experts to collect and describe operational activities, system functions, capabilities, processes, operational and systems nodes, and associated data, messages, inputs, controls, outputs, and mechanisms
  3. Prepare, staff, and publish formal architecture documents
  4. Research, develop/document, and analyze US Marine Corps architectures (including business/war fighting/enterprise information environment/intelligence processes and information technology) to identify mission capability gaps, overlaps, and shortfalls; determine and recommend architectural, IT, or process solutions; and research and develop other architecture related documents and plans.
  5. Participate in DOD Enterprise Architecture conferences; generate minutes and capture key action items.
  6. Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Formal Education required degree, field of study: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience required: Two or more years of modeling experience or general engineering experience

U.S. citizenship required

Specific knowledge and/or skills:

  • Familiarity of the DoDAF, DoD Net-Centric and Data Strategies, DoD Information Assurance Guidance, and the DoD Federation Strategy is required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Working familiarity with architecture tools (i.e. IBM® Rational® System Architect®) with a particular emphasis on the ability to produce complex and detailed reports and presentations using the tools.
  • Microsoft Word and PowerPoint user capabilities to develop reports and presentations.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, including the ability to develop analytical documents and present oral briefs to leadership.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision and as a member of a team.
  • Enterprise Architecture Certification preferred
  • USMC or military experience preferred

Independent Judgment and Decision Making: May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Physical Demands: Typically the work may be performed sitting down. No special physical demands are required. There may be some walking, standing, bending and carrying of light items such as paper, books, small equipment and supplies.

Working Conditions: Typical office or laboratory environment. No significant exposure to risks or discomforts.

Systems Engineer III (Mobile and e-Learning Dev and Standards SME) Submit Resume

Specific Duties:

  1. Support development of software prototypes and technical documentation (e.g., specifications) related to mobile learning and e-learning;
  2. Evaluate R&D prototypes, technical documents, and proposals;
  3. Serve as task lead for specific technical projects, as assigned;
  4. Provide expert knowledge and experience in distributed learning technologies;
  5. Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Formal Education required: Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent experience

Experience required: Five (5) years’ experience in fields/experience mentioned in Specific Duties

U.S. Citizenship required

Specific knowledge and/or skills:

  • Experience with and the ability to develop mobile/e-learning software prototypes and technical documentation, evaluate mobile/e-learning R&D prototypes, technical documents, and proposals, lead technical communities of practice (e.g., xAPI communities), develop software technical documentation, specifications, and user guides and familiarity with distributed learning specifications (e.g., SCORM, xAPI, Dublin Core), distributed learning interoperability (e.g., linked data, semantic web) and Defense/Government distributed learning policy and policy bodies (e.g., DODI 1322.26, DADLAC).
  • Ability to use scripting and programming languages (e.g., JavaScript, Python, Java, C#), use web apps and server stacks (e.g., MOAN, LAMP, Django, REST, SOAP), use client-side web apps (e.g., Meteor, React, Angular, Knockout), develop web front-ends (e.g., HTML, HTML5, JS, CSS, SASS) and develop web applications (e.g., HTTP, SQL, cloud servers, operating systems).
  • Able to use standard web security (e.g., SSL certificates, OAuth), use web-based data storage (MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, NoSQL), collaboratively develop and maintain software (e.g., via GitHub), design and develop e-learning and m-learning content, find and fix software bugs and coordinate with professional organizations, including: standard bodies (e.g., IMS, IEEE, ISO, MedBiquitous), DoD and Government bodies (e.g., Defense ADL Advisory Committee), and International Defense bodies (e.g., NATO, TTCP, PfPC).
  • Knowledge of different APIs and libraries (e.g., mocha, chai, promise, moment, joi) and familiarity with learning science (e.g., instructional design, learning theories).

Independent Judgment and Decision Making: May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Physical Demands: Typically the work may be performed sitting down. No special physical demands are required. There may be some walking, standing, bending and carrying of light items such as paper, books, small equipment and supplies.

Working Conditions: Typical office or laboratory environment. No significant exposure to risks or discomforts.

Systems Engineer III (Cloud and Web Software Developer SME) Submit Resume

Specific Duties:

  1. Manage and maintain the program’s cloud computing servers as well as supporting development of software prototypes and technical documentation (e.g., specifications) related to distributed learning;
  2. Evaluate R&D prototypes, technical documents, and proposals;
  3. Serve as task lead for specific technical projects, as assigned;
  4. Provide expert knowledge and experience in distributed learning technologies;
  5. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Formal Education required: Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent experience

Experience required: Five (5) years’ experience in fields/experience mentioned in Specific Duties

U.S. Citizenship required

Specific knowledge and/or skills:

  • Ability to manage third-party cloud computing platforms, including architectural design, security settings, access controls, cost-effective usage monitoring;
  • Manage cloud security (e.g., hardening, authentication, authorization);
  • Ability to use distributed learning specifications (e.g., SCORM, xAPI, Dublin Core) and familiarity with virtualization software and virtualized server implementations.
  • Ability to use scripting and programming languages (e.g., JavaScript, Python, Java, C#), develop and use web front-end markup/scripts (e.g., HTML, HTML5, JS, CSS, SASS), use web apps and server stacks (e.g., MOAN, LAMP, Django, REST, SOAP) and use client-side web apps (e.g., Meteor, React, Angular, Knockout).
  • Able to collaboratively develop and maintain software (e.g., via GitHub), develop software technical documentation and user guides, find and fix software bugs, have familiarity with standard web security (e.g., SSL certificates, OAuth) and web-based data storage (MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, NoSQL).

Independent Judgment and Decision Making: May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Physical Demands: Typically the work may be performed sitting down. No special physical demands are required. There may be some walking, standing, bending and carrying of light items such as paper, books, small equipment and supplies.

Working Conditions: Typical office or laboratory environment. No significant exposure to risks or discomforts.

Systems Administrator II Submit Resume

Specific Duties:

  • Provide support for RedHat Enterprise Linux and Windows system support
  • Schedule and perform software installations, upgrades and patches to operating systems and software packages
  • Schedule and perform program developed software deployments, patches and compliance scans and provide reports to team lead
  • Support regular backups and storage for configuration management
  • Troubleshoot server issues related to web and database services
  • Assist in user account requests and management
  • Maintain server configuration in compliance with STIG / SRG guidance
  • Analyze log output and produce metrics using log maintenance and reduction tools
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Formal Education: Associate’s degree required. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field desired

Experience required:

  • 1 – 3 years of hands on experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Relevant experience with security related guidance and technologies (STIG, SRG, SCC, NIST Standards) desired
  • Minimum 1 year experience with cloud virtualization technology
  • Minimum 1 year experience networking

U.S. citizenship required

Specific knowledge and/or skills:

  • Experience with scripting languages (bash, python)
  • Experience with web application technologies administration and deployment (Apache / Tomcat)
  • Ability to learn compliance scanning technologies (ACAS / Nessus, HBSS components)
  • Experience with database technology is preferred
  • Ability to configure and troubleshoot NAT and firewall rules on Linux systems and VMWare interfaces
  • Ability to learn Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditation processes, specifically with configuring Linux systems in compliance with the Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
  • Familiarity with automated build and deploy technologies (gradle, ansible, etc) preferred
  • Experience with GitHub preferred
  • Ability to troubleshoot general Linux operating system issues
  • Familiarity with VMWare tools and management
  • Works well in a small team environment
  • Ability to work independently when required

Complexity of Duties: Entry to Junior level with guidance and oversight provided by team lead

Independent Judgment and Decision Making : May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Physical Demands: Typically the work may be performed sitting down. No special physical demands are required. There may be some walking, standing, bending and carrying of light items such as paper, books, small equipment and supplies.

Working Conditions: Typical office or laboratory environment. No significant exposure to risks or discomforts.

U.S. Citizenship and completion of a successful background investigation required

 

Software Engineer II Submit Resume

Specific Duties:
1. Works closely with the Integrated Product Development Team (IPDT) Leader to assist
planning and leading the development of system requirements, software design, coding, software/system analysis, process, software verification, documentation and testing;
2. Improving in the design and development of applications that enhance the agency’s ability to accomplish mission critical program activities;
3. Exercised judgement in determining the most efficient methods for updating, testing and debugging code;
4. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Formal Education required: degree, field of study: Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent experience.

Experience required: 3 to 10 years’ experience in fields/applications mentioned above.

U.S. Citizenship required.

Specific knowledge and/or skills:

The ability to evaluate current code for the identification of technical, logical, and design deficiencies for a system.

Must have a working knowledge of the programming language specified.

Must be able to produce each of the essential results and perform each of the essential functions satisfactorily. 

Independent Judgment and Decision Making: May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Physical Demands: Typically the work may be performed sitting down. No special physical demands are required. There may be some walking, standing, bending and carrying of light items such as paper, books, small equipment and supplies.

Working Conditions: Typical office or laboratory environment. No significant exposure to risks or
discomforts.

Visual Information Specialist I Submit Resume

Specific Duties:
1. Works closely with the Integrated Product Development Team (IPDT) Leader to assist
planning and leading the development of 3-D modeling, skinning, texturing, animation
(technical and character), motion capture, testing and video game development;
2. Produce computer graphics, dynamic models, graphics based simulations, digital video,
digital photography, sound, video edits, motion graphics and narration to support specific
tasks;
3. Tracks and updates tasks through task tracking software. Provides task and
process documentation and lessons learned;
4. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Formal Education required: degree, field of study: Associate’s Degree or Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent experience.

Experience required: Up to 3 years’ experience in fields/applications mentioned above.

U.S. Citizenship required.

Specific knowledge and/or skills:

Proficiency in 3dsMax, Maya or equivalent modeling and animation software.

Must be detailed oriented and follow development pipeline instruction.

Must be able to produce each of the essential results and perform each of the essential functions satisfactorily. 

Independent Judgment and Decision Making: May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Physical Demands: Typically the work may be performed sitting down. No special physical demands are required. There may be some walking, standing, bending and carrying of light items such as paper, books, small equipment and supplies.

Working Conditions: Typical office or laboratory environment. No significant exposure to risks or
discomforts.

Visual Information Specialist III Submit Resume

Specific Duties:
1. Works closely with the Integrated Product Development Team (IPDT) Leader to lead
planning and leading the development of 3-D modeling, skinning, texturing, animation
(technical and character), motion capture, testing and video game development;
2. Produce computer graphics, dynamic models, graphics based simulations, digital video,
digital photography, sound, video edits, motion graphics and narration to support specific
tasks;
3. Inputs, manages and assigns tasks through task tracking software. Provides task and
process documentation and lessons learned;
4. Support specific media design projects;
5. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Formal Education required: degree, field of study: Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent experience.

Experience required: Five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in fields/applications mentioned above.

U.S. Citizenship required.

Specific knowledge and/or skills:
Must have ability to design and develop:
– 3D visualizations for technical projects,
– conceptual renderings (e.g., animations, structures, weapon systems)
– visual models for construction of game-based training

Must have ability to use:
– professional 3D software (e.g., Autodesk Maya, 3d Max Softimage)
– 3D game environment software (e.g., Unreal 4, Unity, Open Simulator)
– nonlinear video production software

Must have ability to create and animate digital characters, ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, organize, manage time effectively, ability to consistently produce high-quality creative work that meets aesthetic, usability, and functional requirements, knowledge of 3D media optimization (e.g., file size) best practices and tools, highly organized and detail oriented and have strong creative skills.

Independent Judgment and Decision Making: May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Physical Demands: Typically the work may be performed sitting down. No special physical demands are required. There may be some walking, standing, bending and carrying of light items such as paper, books, small equipment and supplies.

Working Conditions: Typical office or laboratory environment. No significant exposure to risks or
discomforts.

Visual Information Specialist II Submit Resume

Specific Duties:

  1. Works closely with the Integrated Product Development Team (IPDT) Leader to assist planning and leading the development of 3-D modeling, skinning, texturing, animation (technical and character), motion capture, testing and video game development.
  2. Produce computer graphics, dynamic models, graphics based simulations, digital video, digital photography, sound, video edits, motion graphics and narration to support specific tasks.
  3. Tracks and updates tasks through task tracking software. Provides task and process documentation and lessons learned.
  4. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Formal Education required: Associate’s degree or equivalent experience required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience required: Three (3) to seven (7) years’ related working experience in specified discipline

Must be U.S. Citizen

Specific knowledge and/or skills:

Proficiency in 3dsMax, Maya or equivalent modeling and animation software.

Must be detailed oriented and follow development pipeline instruction.

Must be able to produce each of the essential results and perform each of the essential functions satisfactorily. 

Independent Judgment and Decision Making: May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Physical Demands: Typically the work may be performed sitting down. No special physical demands are required. There may be some walking, standing, bending and carrying of light items such as paper, books, small equipment and supplies.

Working Conditions: Typical office or laboratory environment. No significant exposure to risks or discomforts.