Senior Principal Systems Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Systems Engineering
Dahlgren, Virginia

REQ#: RQ66351

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Security Clearance Requirements: Top Secret Required


is located in Dahlgren, VA to support the Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS), to

provide technical and engineering support in systems engineering, integration, development,

maintenance, documentation, and operation of training tools. CSCS requires a candidate who  has experience  a Fire control technician operating and maintaining the AN/SPY-1 radar system

provide technical and engineering support in the systems engineering, integration,

development, maintenance, documentation, and operation of training tools for the Center for Surface

Combat Systems (CSCS). These tools include but are not limited to those used for tactical team

training: the AEGIS Combat Training System (ACTS); the Battle Force Tactical Trainer (BFTT);

AEGIS Combat System Interface Simulation (ACSIS); and those used for operator training which

include but are not limited to: Computer Aided Submode Training (CAST); Lesson Generator

Program (LGP); CAST Lesson Authoring System (CLASS); Next Generation CLASS (NGC); and

other interactive courseware and authoring systems. Both Shipboard and Shore-Based facility

deliveries of programs and courseware that include ILE lesson development and integration on the

Navy Knowledge Online (NKO) E-Learning environment will be required.

The successful candidate should also have :

  • Effective communication skills; experience working with and briefing at the 06/GS-15/ND IV level
  • Experience conducting engineering studies and applying system engineering processes to identify risks, and provide sound solutions and mitigate ideas in the context of cost, schedule and performance.
  • The ability to work from high level guidance and produce timely and effective results expected. 

Experience Requirements:

  • Fire control technician with four (4) years Combat System shipboard experience including two (2) deployments as a radar system controller (RSC) onboard a CG or DDG.
  • Additionally, at least six (6) years as an Combat System Instructor.
  • Demonstrated progressive experience in supervising the planning, organizing, review and implementation of Combat System training needs and requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability in development of training materials.
  • Demonstrated experience in the following knowledge of training methods, monitored simulations or

problem-solving scenarios, and interactive, multimedia instructional technologies.

Education/Degree Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience in the disciplines described above. 

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.