Sr. Tactical Systems Engineer

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Dahlgren, Virginia

REQ#: RQ126245

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Discover a career that is challenging, impactful, and mission-critical. Join our team as a Senior Tactical Systems Engineer and make an impact on Surface Combat Systems Training Command (SCSTC) activities at NSWC Dahlgren. While you help us advance the mission, we’ll help advance your career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior Tactical Systems Engineer, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Engineers joining our team to support SCSTC’s mission to train our warfighters so that our Navy can fight and win.

HOW Sr. Tactical Systems Engineer WILL MAKE AN IMPACT

  • Provide engineering services for both Combat System Computer Program integration and consolidation and all future Combat Systems Baselines. This includes support for Battle Force Tactical Training (BFTT), AEGIS Combat Training System (ACTS), Advance Training Domain (ATD) and Total Ship Training Capability (TSTC) for shipboard installation and TSIPs.
  • Support the management of NTSP reviews across the SCSTC domain.
  • Provide support to the management and execution of the TSIP program across the SCSTC domain.
  • Support meetings, symposiums, and reviews with respect to the new tasking.
  • Submit Training and Systems Engineering data, communicate challenge areas, and coordinate improvements to student training plans.
  • Verify security clearances within Defense Information System for Security (DISS). The Contractor shall route and process SF 701 (Activity Security Checklists) and SF 702 (Security Container Check Sheets).
  • Review and process Foreign National Training Releasability and Security Letters to Integrated Warfare System (IWS) 4.
  • Work directly with Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Navy International Programs Office (IPO) to coordinate Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management (DISAM) training for Civilian and Military employees.


  • BA/BS or equivalent
  • 8+ years of experience in the design and operation of complex U.S. Combat Systems. 2 years’ experience as a Tactical Action Officer or Warfare Coordinator on an Aegis BL9 platform or requisite experience as an instructor in BL 9. 2 years of operational experience with C5I systems and Interoperability experience as a Tactical Data Coordinator, Interface Control Officer, or Joint Interface Control Officer.
  • Experience in reading design documents, program performance specifications, high level interface block diagrams, evaluating commercial equipment, part task training emulations and simulations for applicability to create flexible and cost-effective training and readiness capabilities.
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Demonstrated experience in the analysis of recommended tactical configuration changes and in determining the impact on system readiness and user functionality for tactical impacts.
  • Customer Site


  • 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

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.