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Job #: R-00123717
Location: Remote, US
Category: Engineering Design
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Hybrid Remote
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000
Group: Defense

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Gibbs & Cox, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leidos is seeking a highly motivated and knowledgeable Senior Naval Architect/Marine Engineer to provide technical, program and contractor management support to our Canadian Shipbuilding client. As a senior member of an on-site interdisciplinary team, you will apply Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, and Ship Design/Construction methodology to ensure Gibbs & Cox is adequately supporting the client with Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering support services including providing oversight of Subcontractors developing the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) design.

Primary Responsibilities

  • As a senior member of our on-site Engineering support team in Canada, you will tackle new and evolving ship design and integration engineering challenges by applying naval architecture principles, techniques, calculations, procedures, and criteria to support to our Canadian Shipbuilding client.
  • You will be involved in a wide range of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering activities, providing oversight of requirements/specification development and compliance assessments as well as technical measures development and monitoring, participation in (or review of) concept white papers, change requests, trade studies and analyses, evaluation of design review artifacts including technical reports and documentation and related shipboard systems engineering plans and analyses.
  • You will be involved with projects and managing projects executed across remaining ship design phases from current functional design through detail design and post-delivery support.
  • Review engineering analyses supporting design integration and resolution of emergent issues.
  • Analyze, document and support testing of products, systems or subsystems.
  • You will influence the development of solutions that impact strategic project/program goals and business results including recommending and developing new technical solutions, products, and/or standards in support of function’s strategy and operations. You will lead and manage the work of other technical staff that has significant impact on project results/outputs.
  • You will need to resolve highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation. You will also need to develop solutions that are highly innovative, and achieved through research and integration of best practices.\
  • You will be required to communicate with executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of significant importance to the organization/project and work to convince others to accept new practices, concepts, practices and approaches.
  • You will be required to have an in-depth understanding of technical principles, theories, concepts and their application across range of other programs. Serves as a subject matter expert within technical domain area.
  • You will also be required to plan and organize projects and resources, including formulating a project team and efficiently managing the team through all phases until project completion.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years in Naval Architecture/Marine Engineering or related discipline, preferably with design of US Navy combatants.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required.
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Work independently or on project teams.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • An Active Secret Clearance is Required.
  • Strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineer (PE) Certification
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Experience with US Navy combatant ship designs
  • Experience working in large team environments & interfacing with highly technical points of contact for component systems / subsystems
  • Self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple tasks and project unknowns/ambiguity

Pay Range:

Pay Range $122,200.00 - $220,900.00

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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