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Job #: R-00100073
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Gibbs & Cox is an independent engineering and design firm specializing in naval architecture, marine engineering, management support, and engineering consulting. The firm is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia with offices in New York City, New Orleans, LA, Newport News, VA, Chesapeake, VA, Philadelphia, PA, and Yarralumla, Australia. Gibbs & Cox is the largest independent and privately-owned Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Firm in the United States, and has been serving government, commercial, and recreational markets worldwide since 1929. Our quality system is certified to ISO 9001:2015 for design, engineering, program management, and administrative services.

Location : This is a Hybrid Remote position, will work 2-3 days per week onsite

Job Description
In this role, will serve as our senior principal Combat and C4I System Engineering Manager (SEM) supporting our clients with the integration of the radar systems, combat management system, weapons integration, and command and control systems.

Essential responsibilities include:

  • Engineering Manager for the government client to support ship integration changes and review Shipbuilder and GFE supplier deliverables.

  • Coordinate between Warfare Systems Manager at NSWC Dahlgren, PMS 377 GFE Manager, and Gulf Coast CS Support Team to review or develop ship integration changes with the NAVSEA Technical Warrant Holders (TWH) in support of the Ship Design Manager Team.

  • Leverage experience with and knowledge of the SSDS Combat System and the various components and data distribution capabilities to make design decisions.

  • Reviewing C3 requirements for new and modernizing ship projects; identifying, researching, and selecting appropriate systems to meet C3 requirements

  • Providing input to Topside and General Arrangements drawings and Installation Control Documents (ICD)

  • Coordinate C4I and Navigation system integration with PEO C4I PMW 760 Ship Integration Office

  • Coordinating with C4I and Navigation vendors

  • Coordinating with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Participating in in-depth technical reviews and engineering meetings

  • Providing technical feedback and recommendations to clients

  • Interacting with client and their subcontractor in the assessment and review of deliverables, and integration with C4I systems, and platform design

  • Participating in engineering and system working groups and independently identifying and resolving system issues to ensure customer needs are met

  • Supporting a culture of collaboration, enthusiasm, and a proactive nature within the Project

  • Support and develop Surface Warfare operational analysis and engineering design

  • Assess and assist in developing Concept of employment, Concept of operation

  • Define or perform review of Interface Requirement Specifications (Weapons spec, Communications spec, Data Links, etc.)

  • Support Combat Systems critical task analysis for all watch positions

  • Topside antenna, weapon, camera, and lighting integration and arrangements

  • Training and training system design and development

Candidate Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship and Active Secret Security Clearance Are Required.

  • B.S./B.A. Degree (MS/MA desired)

  • Senior-Level Candidate: 12 (+) Years of progressive experience with US Navy operational and C4I systems; specifically, CONOPs, operations, and integration/maintenance 

  • Prior experience as US Navy Engineering Duty Officer highly desired

  • Must possess a detailed understanding of US Navy system architecture and combat systems across logical, functional, hardware, software components.

  • An in-depth understanding of surface combatant weapons systems and threats across AAW, ASuW, ASW, and EW, e.g., MK 46, RAM, SLQ-32(V)6, NULKA, SM-2, SM-6, etc.

  • Must possess a detailed understanding of weapons systems engagement tactics and doctrine.

  • Operational knowledge of US Navy combatants, weapon systems and threat

Pay Range:

Pay Range $118,300.00 - $182,000.00 - $245,700.00

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.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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