AECOM Senior Scientist / Engineer in Dahlgren, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149770BR

Position Title Senior Scientist / Engineer

Job Category Engineering

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Dahlgren

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Develop large scale simulation programs such as 3 and 6 degree of freedom missile trajectory simulation models in the areas of Synthetic Guidance (SG), All-Up-Round (AUR) Modernization and Anti-Surface Warfare (ASUW) Maritime efforts.

  2. Create large-scale programs on systems making extensive use of distributed processing and multitasking, digital computer circuitry design, digital network design, and design of circuitry to connect peripheral equipment to digital computers.

  3. Provide engineering support for the design and development of sophisticated in-flight communication simulations between the Tomahawk AUR and the Satellite Data Link.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  1. BS and 10 years of engineering experience

  2. Eligible for Secret Clearance (active clearance preferred).

  3. High-Level Certification in DoD Acquisition processes.

Preferred Qualifications

Ten (10) years of demonstrated experience in the following


  1. Designing/assembling circuits, printed circuit boards & other general interfaces.

  2. Programming / using FPGA’s (Quartus &/or Altera).

  3. programming in “C” computer language(s).

  4. Proficiency in MS Windows OS, Environments and Applications.

  5. Proficiency in Microsoft Office automation tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.