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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Jan 26, 2023

Job Description

This position is for a senior project engineer in support of the Propulsion Plant Monitoring and Control (PPMC) software integration group within the Gerald R. Ford Class Aircraft Carrier Propulsion Plant Planning Yard (PPPY) Control and Information Systems department.  The candidate selected to fill this engineering role will be responsible for the technical content of the PPMC System Configuration, Administration, and Operation Technical Manual and will work closely with the PPMC Plant Simulation and System Test group.  The candidate will also be key in the configuration management of various chapters of the Propulsion Plant Manual, which include operating instructions, maintenance instructions, and casualty procedures.  The candidate will interface with internal and external customers, vendors, and partners in the planning and development of ship alterations supporting construction, modification, test and repair of the PPMC system.

Basic Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

Any engineering discipline may apply. Preferred candidates will possess a BS in one of the following engineering disciplines:  software, computer, electrical, mechanical, or systems.
The ideal candidate will:
- Embrace the leadership responsibilities associated with a senior project engineering role.  
- Need to be technical and people-oriented, with the willingness and ability to help train and mentor less-experienced employees.
- Have knowledge and familiarity with Information Technology (IT) network processes, systems, and procedures.
- Be proficient in technical letter/proposal writing.
- Have technical experience in computer and network systems and processes (preferably on Navy vessels).
- Be able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings to various audiences including senior management.
- Be able to develop technical solutions to complex problems with minimal direction.
  • Req ID: 28776 
  • Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10%-25% of the time 
  • Shift: 1st 
  • Relocation: Relocation assistance will be available 
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree 
  • Virtual/Telework Opportunity: Yes - Occasional or hybrid telework available 
  • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 
  • Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start  

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