Gibbs & Cox, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is the largest independent naval architecture and marine engineering firm in the United States. Since our founding in 1929, 24 classes of combatants and nearly 7,000 vessels have been built to Gibbs & Cox designs. We proudly support military and commercial clients in the U.S. and internationally with all phases of marine design, construction, and lifecycle management. Our passion is solving our customers’ 21st century maritime challenges with quality and integrity.
The Aegis Combat Systems Test Engineer will provide technical support in weapon and combat systems integration, installation, and alteration for a Land Based Test Facility (LBTF) in support of Surface Navy Vessels. The Engineer performs all necessary test and acceptance checks for all Combat Systems, Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C5I) systems for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC). The work will include coordination and integration of all Government and Contractor Furnished Equipment and Information (GFE/I/CFE/I) to support LBTF and ship system design. This work will include one-line and interface control document reviews for Navy Surface Vessels, and high-visibility development and integration builds for installing current and cutting-edge 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!
He/she must be equipped and able to work as part of a highly skilled and multi-functional, multi-disciplined team to maintain support and assist in ship checks, SWAP-C assessments, modeling, document review, interface and installation, formal developmental and operational tests, dry runs, regression testing, and validation and verification testing.
Qualified Aegis Combat Systems Test and Acceptance Engineer applicants will have a strong background in problem-solving and analytical skills, organizational skills, and interpersonal skills. Engineers must also be self-motivated, reliable to deliver on time, quick thinking, be able to work in a fast-paced work environment and be familiar and comfortable with using computer software/programs.
This is a part time position (approximately 80hrs per month) working onsite in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years (for SE)/15 years (for SSE) 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.
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)
Pay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00
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.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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