Sr. Electrical/Computer Engineer

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Chesapeake, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Complex Systems

Systems Design

Systems Development

REQ#: RQ170765
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Systems Engineer Advisor

\GDIT is seeking a Systems Engineer Advisor to support Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division Dam Neck Activity (NSWCDD DNA) program. NSWCDD utilizes Research & Development and Engineering to develop innovative, affordable, and effective threat-driven integrated training systems, cyber warfare, fleet readiness and sustainment solutions for the Naval Warfighter.  NSWCDD DNA has a requirement to design, develop, produce, deploy and test prototypes in support of its stated mission.

The following are representative of the possible programs, sponsors, systems and sub-systems to which the required technical support may be applied:  

·        Surface Training Advanced Virtual Environment - Combat Systems (STAVE-CS)

·        Ship Self-Defense System (SSDS) Integrated Combat Systems

·        Maritime Sensors Program Management Office (MSPMO)

·        PMS 339 – Surface Training Systems

·        PEO IWS 80 - Atlanta Integrated Combat Systems

·        Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)

·        Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)

·        Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Systems Engineer Expert at GDIT. Here, you’ll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in application development, you’ll make the end user’s experience your priority and we’ll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer Expert you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Engineer Expert joining our team to support NSWCDD-DNA.


  • Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems
  • Communicate with stakeholders to identify what they want to accomplish with a system
  • Use expert-level administration and optimization of hosts and servers to ensure high degree of availability and appropriate resource management
  • Developing hardware components such as radar transceivers, RFDUs, antennas, signal processors, and other electronic circuits required for radar and signal processing systems.
  • Standardize and automate processes using scripting technology
  • Install and configure operating systems, software, and hardware components, and leverage IT staff for routine tasks by clearly documenting design, maintenance, and support procedures
  • Conducting tests and simulations to verify the performance and functionality of equipment and signal processing systems, including analyzing and interpreting test results.
  • Test software routinely for bugs, redundancies, and security issues
  • Conduct high-level root-cause analysis of service interruptions and establish preventive measures
  • Creating and maintaining technical documentation such as system specifications, design documents, test plans, and user manuals.

● Education: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
● Required Experience: 8+ years of full time professional experience working as an Electrical/Electronics Engineer in development, design, and prototyping of requirements or Computer Engineer in development, design, and prototyping of requirements.
● Required Technical Skills:

·  Experience with or knowledge of programming languages and operating systems, current equipment and technologies, enterprise backup and recovery procedures, system performance-monitoring tools, active directories, virtualization, HTTP traffic, content delivery, and caching

·   Experience in project management, application design and integration, and cloud computing

·  Expertise in creating, analyzing, and repairing large-scale distributed systems

·   Knowledge of Git or other version-control software

● Security Clearance Level: Secret

● Required Skills and Abilities:

·        Manage and monitor all infrastructure and systems installations, including configuration, testing, and maintenance

·        Implement and maintain strategies for backup, security, and redundancy

·        Identify potential issues and implement solutions proactively

·        Craft custom scripts that reduce the need for human interaction

·        Enable faster and smarter business processes and develop meaningful analytics

·        Engage regularly with upper management, providing reports on project status, activities, and achievements


● Location: ONSITE Chesapeake, VA

●US Citizenship Required

● Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $110,500 - $149,500. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.