Machinery Controls Systems Engineer

Clearance Level
Engineering (General)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

REQ#: RQ89100

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Pipeline
  • Conduct VPX system benchtop prototyping development, requiring programming, integrating testing, and analyzing candidate VPX boards and associated LINUX-based and Windows 10 operating systems for Machinery Control System replacement system.
  • Support NSWCCD Code 515 in distance and onsite troubleshooting and repair of LHD 8 Class Machinery Control System (MCS) hardware and software problems identified by ships force personnel.
  • Operationally test, troubleshoot and repair the LHD 8 and LHA 6 Class Machinery Control System (MCS).
  • Troubleshoot and repair both Versa Module Eurocard (VME) Bus and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) equipped systems and components.
  • Shipboard or industrial experience with machinery control system installation, operational testing, troubleshooting, and repair.
  • Experience troubleshooting software-based machinery control systems.
  • VPX-based system and hardware development experience (min 3 yrs).
  • Versa Module Eurocard (VME) Bus experience.
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) experience.
  • Experience with MCS machinery plant signal interfaces.
  • Experience in developing schematics, wiring diagrams, installation drawings and procedures, and troubleshooting/maintenance procedures
  • Experience in reviewing schematics to isolate shipboard issues and redlining drawings if discrepancy were found.
  • Experience with Ethernet network, Profibus, RS-485/422/232, Modbus and fiber optic standards and protocols. 

xperience installing, operating, and maintaining software-based U.S. Navy shipboard machinery control systems.

  • Programming languages – Ada, C++, and Java
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and above

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 2+ years of experience

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.