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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Job Description

Applies electrical, electronic and mechanical principles to components and systems, including assembly, analysis, and documentation of results; construction of developmental assemblies, sub-assemblies and components; and quality testing. Supports and participates in the design, test, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electromechanical systems.

We are looking for experienced engineering personnel to provide technical and program office support for the development and fielding of current and future Navy Exterior Communications Systems including Tactical Variant Switch (TVS), Information Assurance (IA), High Frequency Distribution Amplifier Group (HFDAG), Digital Modular Radio (DMR), Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), Automated Digital Network System (ADNS), Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT), Commercial Broadband Satellite Program (CBSP), Joint Tactical Terminal – Maritime (JTT-M), Common Data Link System (CDLS), Network Tactical Common Data Link (NT-CDL), Command & Control Processor System (C2PS), Frequency Standard System, Quality Monitoring, Antennas systems, Bridge-to-Bridge Radio, Global Broadcast System (GBS), MIDS on Ship (MOS), Ship Signal Exploitation Space (SSES),  Ship Signal Exploitation Equipment (SSEE), and Infrared Beacon (SAT-2A).  The candidate shall also have an understanding of shipboard cables including multi-conductor, coaxial and semi-rigid coaxial and working knowledge of the shipboard connectors, backshells and adapters used with those cables.  Candidates will coordinate with Navy and NNS Engineering and Trades to provide direct system engineering support including:

Assist in the development of the Ford Class Aircraft Carrier's Modernization as it relates to these Exterior Communications Systems. This includes gathering and evaluating technical information for existing systems, monitoring development of new or enhanced capability and working closely with Engineering and Design, Planning and Construction personnel in support of implementing design changes.

Support the development and review of Ship Change Documents and other Contract Changes including preparing documentation to support cost estimates.  Additionally, candidates will support the development and review of detail design Engineering products including Block Cabling Diagrams, Wiring Tables, and ship arrangements along with directly interfacing and providing technical solutions in support of ship construction and test.

Basic Qualifications

9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.- Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelors Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Req ID: 3303 

Department: E56 CVN 78 CL ENGRG 

Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 

Travel Required: Yes, up to 10% of the time 

Shift: 1st 

Relocation: Relocation assistance will be available 

Education: Bachelor's Degree 

Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No-Teleworking is not available for this position 

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 

Clearance Type: Yes - Interim Clearance Required To Start  


Company Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries employs more than 42,000 people throughout the United States and around the world.  We are America’s largest military shipbuilder and one of the largest defense contractors for unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services and fleet sustainment.  Our employees build, engineer and innovate complex products and solutions for our customers on a daily basis - we do the Hard Stuff, Done Right.  Each year we hire thousands of business, engineering, IT professionals and tradespersons to accomplish our mission. Why not become part of something bigger than yourself, find your purpose, and join HII today.

EEO Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.