Systems Engineer Sr Advisor

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Bethesda, Maryland
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Application Development

Complex Systems Modeling

Database Development

Systems Development

REQ#: RQ144856
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 Sr Advisor

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer Sr Advisor you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Engineer Sr Advisor joining our team to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD), the U.S. Navy’s principal research center for ship signature, measurement, and silencing programs, as well as Acoustic Intelligence (ACINT) data acquisition, processing, analysis and certification for submarine and surface ship total ship signatures.  GDIT coordinates these efforts and provides technical solutions to ensure the Navy’s signature advantage for submarines, surface ships, and other Navy vehicles.  We conduct research and development (R&D) in the fields of underwater acoustic and non-acoustic signature control and reduction and provide fundamental research and applied research in hydro-acoustics, structural acoustics, mechanical vibrations, target strength reduction, electromagnetics, Radar Cross Section (RCS) reduction, infrared reduction, electro-optical (EO) detection, and advanced signal processing.

As part of our team, 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.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Physics
  • Ten years of collective engineering experience in U.S. Navy signature measurements, reduction, analysis, and experimentation
  • SECRET Clearance
  • Baseline AIT Level II Certification, such as CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+CE, CND, and SSCP

Desired qualifications:

  • Six years of collective technical experience in four of the following areas:
    • Acoustic recording systems development and certification, advanced development sonars, or ship signature RDT&E
    • Shipboard or fixed-site signature measurement systems development, sustainment, operations, and upgrades
    • Technical analysis experience in support of development and application of ship signature reduction or measurement technology
    • Ship signature data acquisition, evaluation, analysis, and report preparation
    • Ship signature data compilation and database development and implementation
    • Acoustic recording or signature measurement system functional requirements, testing, validation and certification  

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Majority of work will be performed at the customer's 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

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.