SI&T Senior Topside Engineer

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Naval Marine Engineering
Locations
Washington, District of Columbia
Chesapeake, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Combat Systems

Systems Design

Topside

REQ#: RQ173905
Requisition Type: Pipeline
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

We are GDIT. As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) provides information technology (IT), cybersecurity, systems engineering, software development, training solutions and professional services to customers in the Navy and the broader Department of Defense.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a SI&T Senior Topside Engineer joining our team to support the Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS) activities in the Northern Virginia and Washington DC areas.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a SI&T Senior Topside Engineer supporting PEO IWS, you will be trusted to bring together a multi-disciplinary team that is geographically dispersed to provide engineering planning, design, integration, installation, and test of Aegis Combat Systems (ACS) onboard ships post-construction and during maintenance availabilities. In this role, you will be responsible for development and analysis of Aegis ship topside design and Electromagnetic interference / co-site interference in support of configuration changes to DDG 51, FFG-62 and other classes of ships. This position reports to the Senior Design Engineer / Integrator. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership, technical analysis, recommendations and analytical assessment for shipboard integration of weapons, sensors, antenna and HM&E equipment aboard DDG 51, FFG-62 and other classes of ships
  • Provide guidance and participate in shipyard site surveys, development and implementation of operational controls to allow for safe in-port and near-land operation of radars, such as SPY-1, SPY-6 and SPY-7
  • Conduct and interpret results from EMC and RADHAZ testing on ships to evaluate impacts of new system upgrades.
  • Perform topside and electromagnetic analysis with use of 3D and electromagnetic modeling and simulation tools

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • A degree in Engineering or related discipline/experience is required.
  • A US DoD Secret security clearance is required.
  • Over Ten (10+) years of experience as an Topside Engineer for Navy Ships
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of the larger GDIT Navy and Marine Corps Sector
  • A demonstrated ability to work across the Navy/Marine Corps major stakeholder organizations and in particular an understanding of the relationships between NAVSEA, PEO IWS and the Fleet Commands is required to perform this role.

GDIT IS YOUR PLACE:
● 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

10 + years of related experience

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

Certification

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $92,331 - $154,211. 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.