Culmen International LLC

System Engineer - Computer NW Defense

Job Locations DE-Wiesbaden


Established in 2004, Culmen International is committed to enhancing international security, strengthening homeland defense, optimizing government operations and providing humanitarian assistance around the world.  We provide technical and management expertise, develop innovative technology solutions, and deliver youth care services, logistics, training and language services worldwide.  With experience in over 126 countries, Culmen supports our clients to accomplish critical missions in challenging environments.


Roles & Responsibilities

Provides Computer Network Defense technical support for the intelligence data networks in both a garrison and deployed environment. Utilizes security engineering principles involving communications security, network security, computer security, and key management. Performs detection, correction and damage assessment of computer security vulnerabilities. Develops policies and procedures to ensure systems reliability and accessibility, and prevents and defends against unauthorized access to networks, systems, and data. Develops computer network and systems designs to ensure implementation of appropriate security policies. Develops programs to ensure users adhere to security policies and procedures. Installs, configures, maintains, and performs monitoring and analysis of security systems (firewalls, intrusion detection system (IDS), intrusion prevention system (IPS) etc.). Performs periodic vulnerability scans; corrects known vulnerabilities, and implements and monitors the use of PKI. Creates and runs security-related scripting and perform period risk assessments and log monitoring. Provides technical and engineering support in the evaluation, installation and integration of security patches and protective measures. Monitors and reports compliance status of Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs) to the appropriate functional security managers.  Documents network defense security procedures, prepares and maintains status reports, and prepares and presents information briefings to keep leadership informed. Prepares and maintains disaster recovery and business continuity plans for network information systems. Advises on correct methods of collecting security audit trails and archiving system operations logs. Provides technical and engineering support in the evaluation, installation and integration, and testing of software to include new software, field engineering notes, patches and enhancements. Provides expertise on network systems security certification, accreditation requirements, and processes to certify systems or network accreditation. Attends technical conferences. Prepares and presents briefings as subject matter expert.

Basic Qualifications

Security Clearance. Top Secret with SCI Access


Category 1 System Engineer - Computer Network Defense Minimum Requirements  Bachelor's degree in related field and minimum of 3 years experience; OR an Associate’s degree and minimum of 7 years experience; OR 11 years technical experience; OR a Major Certification and a minimum of 7 years. Major Certifications (no substitutions) for accreditation purposes are:


CCDP - Cisco Certified Design Professional CCIE - Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert

CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional CCNP - Cisco Certified Network Professional

MCSE - Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer MCDBA - Microsoft Certified Database Administrator

MCAD - Microsoft Certified Application Developer MCSD - Microsoft Certified Solution Developer MCSA - Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator MCITP - Microsoft Certified IT Professional

MCM - Microsoft Certified Master MCA - Microsoft Certified Architect

MCPD - Microsoft Certified Professional Developer

Top Tier Benefits Package

  • Exceptional Medical/Dental/Vision coverage with 100% of the premiums paid by the company for all employees and their eligible dependents
  • 401k – Vested immediately and 4% match
  • Life insurance and disability paid by the company
  • AFLAC Available
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 12 Paid Holidays



At Culmen International we are committed to creating, promoting, and sustaining a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our commitment to these values is unwavering across all our work around the world.  We include and celebrate employees of diverse races, genders, religions, sexual orientations, ethnicities, nationalities, socioeconomic statuses, languages, (dis)abilities, ages, and religious commitments. These differences drive innovative solutions to meet the needs of our employees and clients. Culmen is an equal opportunity employer.



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