Senior Combat Systems Engineer

4 days left

Dahlgren, Virginia
May 04, 2024
May 23, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

Searching for a Full-time seasoned Senior Warfare/Combat Systems Engineer position in support of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Integrated Combat Systems Department (V) with a specific focus on unmanned surface vehicles, both at the platform and combat systems level in Dahlgren, VA.

Primary Responsibilities:

Unmanned Surface Platform and Senior Warfare/Combat Systems Engineer will provide technical support in platform, weapon and combat systems integration, installation, test and evaluation in support of Unmanned Surface Navy Vessels. The Engineer performs trade studies, systems engineering assessments, lead and support teams working system and system of systems integration efforts, and plan, execute and oversee necessary test and acceptance checks. The work will include coordination and integration of all Government and Contractor Furnished Equipment and Information (GFE/I/CFE/I) to support ship system design.

This position will provide unmanned platform and combat systems engineering and analysis support to the NSWCDD Integrated Combat Systems Department (V Dept) unmanned surface vessel program directorate and duties may include:

(1) Maintaining systems engineering plans, capability description documents and performance specifications (2) Providing review and recommendations on combat systems integration technical issues;

(3) Planning, Developing and Conducting Test and Evaluation events to support certification;

(4) Conducting risk management and assessments;

(5) Reviewing requirements traceability and analysis;

(6) Providing technical assessments, evaluations, and analysis on system problems.

(7) One-line and interface control document reviews for Navy Surface Vessels.

(8) Represent the USV ICS team at combat systems, navigation, CPT/IPT, and IPR meetings and events;

(9) High-visibility development and integration builds for investigating and installing current and cutting-edge platform, weapon and combat systems.

The Engineer position carries a high level of exposure, and commands focus, flexibility, and the desire to continuously learn from each of their fellow team members. If this describes you, we urge you to apply today!

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates must have a minimum of 15 years US Navy surface warfare combat systems/platform experience with carriers, DDGs, CGs, LCS, large deck, smaller amphibious ships or land based test sites.
  • U.S. Citizenship and Active Secret Security Clearance Are Required.
  • Experience with combat system/weapon system design, integration and installation, including combat system light off and testing
  • Ability to write clear, concise, and easily readable technical correspondence to document reviews of technical recommendations following technical reviews and collating of comments.
  • Articulate in oral and written presentations; possess high organizational skills and the ability to multi-task to meet deadlines.
  • Experience working dynamic programs with fluctuating scope and integrated coordination of multiple engineering disciplines
  • Possess an understanding of US Navy system architecture and combat systems across logical, functional, hardware, software components
  • Possess operational knowledge of US Navy combatants, weapon systems, and threats

Additionally, must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with the BCI team and customers. Two (2) years experience' with Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is preferred. A formal degree supporting systems engineering, software engineering or significant analysis experience is always a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • B.S. or Advanced Degree in engineering, naval architecture, or related discipline desired but not required
  • Experience interfacing with shipbuilders of Navy vessels
  • Experience managing the installation, testing, and repair of fiber optic cabling
  • Commander Operational Test and Evaluation Force Experience or experience in Developmental Testing (DT) and Operational Testing (OT)
Original Posting Date: 2024-04-24
While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range: Pay Range $101,400.00 - $183,300.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.