Systems Engineer

Posted Date 2 months ago(4/22/2024 4:48 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Employment Type
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
Noblis MSD


Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and, NavalSurface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) and their missions’ to enable research, development, testand evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleetengineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.

Noblis MSD is seeking a Systems Engineer to support a U.S. Navy program. Within this role, youwill be part of an in-service engineering and software development team, which is an evolving Agile-based release and deployment environment. The team develops software and supports aMachinery Control System (MCS) software suite and network whose application is a U.S. Navywarship. The duties and responsibilities of the candidate will include the following:

1. Grow within the role to become a subject matter expert in marine Machinery Control Systems(MCS) that interface with various other propulsion, electrical, auxiliary systems and equipment.

2. Perform software requirements reviews and updates, design and implementation review, testing,deployment, configuration management, information assurance, delivery, release, andtroubleshooting through the Navy's Systems Engineering Process (SEP).

3. Provide engineering / software engineering, integration, and testing to include technical analysis,technical interchange meetings, collaborative engineering, and development of test and analysistools.

4. Review and provide technical advice on technical documentation submissions for systemsdevelopment optimization.

5. Provide engineering and technical advisement regarding problem definition, analysis,requirements updates, and implementation for complex systems to meet technical requirements.

6. Provide assessment and recommendations on system development, improvements,optimization, and/or technical support efforts.

7. Perform risk assessments and analysis employing modeling and simulation techniques.

8. Support the identification, tracking, and resolution of systems engineering issues related totechnical interfaces, technology insertion/design improvements, software bugs, and hardwareissues.

9. Prepare technical presentations and briefings to address program issues and updates.Participate in technical design reviews and technical review boards.

10. Troubleshoot and test software products, and generate test reports, troubleshooting steps, andfindings.

11. Identify risks and develop mitigation plans for identified cost, schedule, and technical issues.

12. Support transition of developmental efforts into production, perform verification and validationtesting for software deliveries, and execute system level testing in simulated shipboardenvironment.

13. Be a point of technical escalation and resolution during the project lifecycle as it relates totechnical decisions.

14. Travel (approximately 20%) to shipyards to support software installations, troubleshooting, andtest events.


There will be an opportunity for hybrid work but the position is based in Philadelphia, PA.

Required Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Engineering or related discipline and
  • 3 years of professional engineering and/orsoftware development experience.
  • Familiarity with Systems Engineering principles.
  • Familiarity with Agile software development processes.
  • Candidates will be cleared at a DoD Secret level or able to be cleared at that level.

Desired Qualifications

  • Prior experience with U.S. Navy engineering programs and shipboard systems a plus.
  • Familiarity and/or experience with industrial control systems a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Familarity with C, C++, Java or Python desired.


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.

Salary Range Explanation

At Noblis we recognize and reward your contributions, provide you with growth opportunities, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, and work-life programs. Our award programs acknowledge employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our service standards. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in our benefit programs. Other offerings may be provided for employees not within this category. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Benefits page on our Careers site.


Salary at Noblis is determined by various factors, including but not limited to, the combination of education, certifications, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, internal and external equity, location, and clearance level, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements and applicable employment laws. The projected compensation range for this position is provided within the posting and are based on full time status. Part time staff receive a prorated salary based on regularly scheduled hours. The estimated minimum and maximum displayed represents the broadest range for this position (inclusive of high geographic and high clearance requirements), and is just one component of Noblis’ total compensation package for employees.


Posted Salary Range

USD $74,500.00 - USD $130,400.00 /Yr.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

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