Electrical Engineer (Ship Steering Systems)

Posted Date 2 months ago(11/28/2022 4:45 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
Minimum Salary
USD $67,770.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $152,450.00/Yr.


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 Electrical Engineer to support U.S. Navy Ship Steering Control Systems.  You will provide engineering and technical assistance support in the Philadelphia Navy Yard.



The Electrical Engineer is a full time position, and will consist of a combination of remote work, and onsite work at a government facility in Philadelphia.  The position will facilitate development of next generation steering systems for surface ship combatants with NAVSEA Philadelphia.  The position will also work within the development of new software/hardware based control systems for surface ship steering control systems.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the full software and system development life cycle including requirements analysis, design, implementation, testing, and maintenance
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams of software engineers, test engineers, systems engineers, mechanical engineers, production personnel, and project managers
  • Develop technical requirements for ship configuration and Build out of Materials
  • Assist in technical manual development
  • Assist in fleet implementation and fielding plans
  • Develop and execute test plans



Required Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in engineering or related technical filed and three (3) years minimum technical experience in architecting and designing electrical to mechanical systems. A minimum of nine (9) additional years of related experience may be considered in lieu of the degree. 


Desired skills and knowledge:

  • Experience with control systems integration and development utilizing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Knowledge of the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures associated with electrical or computer engineering in relation to control systems
  • Proficiency in reading and developing engineering diagrams and CAD Software
  • Experience troubleshooting faults/failures using common electrical and computer system diagnostic tools. 
  • Familiarity with network protocols and concepts to include ethernet networks
  • Knowledge of non-Ethernet communication protocols helpful but not required
  • Configuration Management concepts and lockdowns
  • Knowledge of C++ is a preferred skill. 
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or similar degree, is desired from an accredited university, or equivalent experience as a US Navy tech
  • DOD Secret clearance prefered or the ability to obtain a clearance



Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) and 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.





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At Noblis, we recognize your impact, offer you opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings may include healthcare, retirement and savings plans, paid time off, disability and life insurance programs, learning and development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections. Regular full and part time staff are incentive plan eligible.


With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. Noblis seeks an environment free from COVID-19 and prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Attestation of vaccination status will be required for employment with Noblis.  Unvaccinated employees may be subject to additional health and safety requirements to include any federal, state and/or client restrictions.


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, and Noblis MSD 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


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.


Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact employee-relations@noblis.org.

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