Systems Engineer – Machinery Control Systems

Posted Date 2 months ago(10/21/2022 9:43 AM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Full Time
Portal Location : Location


Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is seeking a Systems Engineer to support U.S. Navy Submarine Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical (HM&E) programs.  You will provide engineering and technical assistance support in the Philadelphia Navy Yard.


This position is for an entry level machinery controls system engineer.  The main function of the candidate will be to provide lifecycle support of fielded Machinery Control Systems (MCS) on the USS ARLEIGH BURKE class of destroyer.  This includes shipboard support as well as Land Based Engineering Site (LBES) support.  The USS ARLEIGH BURKE MCS is comprised of four (4) different variants spanning various technologies.



Lifecycle support of the supervisory machinery control system which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Troubleshooting complex problems of all variants of fielded systems (microprocessor based control systems) both at LBES and shipboard
  • Review of technical documentation related to all variants of fielded systems and future fielded systems
  • Provide test support for all variants of fielded systems at LBES
  • Provide shipboard SW & HW installation support of all variants of fielded systems at LBES
  • Provide technical input to the design of future MCS systems
  • Develop test procedures to exercise requirements of fielded systems and future fielded systems
  • Provide design support for integration of equipment in an industrial/shipboard environment



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering is required
  • Prior professional experience in electrical or computer engineering as it pertains to control systems preferred



  • Successful applicants must either have an active government security clearance or the ability to receive approval upon position acceptance.
  • Must have a valid US passport or the ability to obtain one upon position acceptance.
  • Comfortability with working in an industrial environment, including providing hands on shipboard support.



Essential Skills:

  • Knowledge of the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures associated with electrical or computer engineering in relation to control systems
  • Proficiency in reading electrical diagrams
  • Proficiency in the use of test tools associated with electrical/computer engineering
  • Proficiency in the use of diagnostic tools associated with electrical/computer system troubleshooting
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • Proficient in basic computer/laptop use including advanced operations
  • Basic knowledge of network troubleshooting tools
  • Basic technical writing ability
  • Self-motivated, able to work in a team environment

Additional Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Versa Module Eurocard (VME) systems
  • Experience with Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) systems
  • Experience with Computer-aided Design (CAD) Software


Additional Information:

This position requires the candidate to travel up to 30% of the time.

There may be an opportunity for a hybrid work environment.



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Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, Noblis MSD and Noblis + Mikros Systems tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


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