AECOM Senior Engineer (C4I/Warfare Systems) in Dahlgren, Virginia
United States of America - Virginia, Dahlgren
AECOM is seeking a Senior Engineer to apply knowledge of applicable principles for the integration of new and upgraded C4I, Warfare, Mission and Aviation systems on new construction and in-service navy ships to meet an Integrated Topside Design (ITD) environment.
Knowledge and experience in the functional disciplines for the placement and application of primary communication or warfare system are required for this position. This includes examples such as Command and Control, Communications, Radar, EW Sensors, Missile and Gun Weapon Systems, and Air Traffic Control.
The requirements of this position are to analyze options to optimize the topside design and ensure electromagnetic and warfighting compatibility is maintained with the addition of new or upgraded systems by applying appropriate commercial and military specifications, standards, and instructions. The candidate needs to be knowledgeable of ship missions, sensor and weapon system performance specifications and requirements; provide guidance to installation activities for successful ship installation/integration; develop solutions to technical issues, review change proposals and waiver requests.
This position requires the candidate to anticipate future fleet needs and investigate the application of new technologies and approaches to overcome current limitations; work closely with Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and other DOD program offices, sponsors, the fleet, laboratories, port engineers, contractors, and ship builders; and develop task schedules and plans and manage those tasks and plans within time and budget constraints and provide recommendations for managing and allocating appropriate technical and personnel assets. Candidate will have direct customer daily interface and communication while working on site.
Bachelor's of Science in Engineering and 10 years of experience in shipboard Design and Integration focused on Aircraft Carriers are required. 18 years of direct experience required in lieu of degree.
Technical program support experience is required.
Familiarity with Navy shipboard protocol is required.
Strong communication and analytical skills.
Must hold an Active Secret clearance.
Occasional travel is required, within the Washington, DC metropolitan area for meetings. There is also the potential for travel to naval and private shipyards and as well as other Naval Facilities.
Work experience may include Integrated Topside Design, Weapon Effects, Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) and the associated military specifications and standards, antenna design and installation, Hazard of Electromagnetic Radiation to Fuel, Ordnance, or Personnel (HERF/O/P), naval radar systems, communication systems, EW systems, EM field measurements. Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), and Electromagnetic Interference (EMI).
Course work in Systems Engineering
Shipboard experience preferred includes U.S. Navy experience and/or Civilian experience for acquiring, installing, repairing, maintaining, and testing combat system and/or C4I equipment on Navy surface combatants. Integrated design of Navy systems to include topside equipment such as Radars, Satellite Communications, Weapon Systems, Mission Systems and interface with other topside aspects such as aircraft operations, firefighting, life rafts, and other topside safety devices.
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Job Category Engineering
Business Line Management Services
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 208477BR
Clearance Required Yes
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.