Control Engineer

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/15/2024 8:40 AM)
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, 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. 


This position is for LPD ECS engineer.  The main function of the candidate will be to provide lifecycle support of fielded and future Engineer Control Systems (ECS) on the Landing Platform Dock (LPD) and Landing Ship Medium (LSM) ship classes. This includes shipboard support as well as Land Based Engineering Site (LBES) support. The work to be performed includes all activities associated with various Control Systems, computer program development, testing, equipment harvesting and installation on both in-service and new-ship-construction.

Tasks include performing systems engineering analysis to interface control systems with other new or modified shipboard systems, troubleshooting control system hardware issues at the Land Based Engineering Site/Test Facilities (Philadelphia, PA), and upgrading the cyber security features of the existing and future Control System (CS/IS) variants.



  1. Lifecycle support of the supervisory machinery control system which includes, but is not limited to:
  2. Provide design support for integration of equipment in an industrial/shipboard environment
  3. Provide technical input to the design of future ECS systems
  4. Develop, derive, and refine system and software requirements for future fielded systems
  5. Troubleshooting complex problems of future fielded systems (PLC based control systems) both at LBES and shipboard
  6. Review of technical documentation related to future fielded systems
  7. Provide test support at LBES
  8. Provide shipboard SW & HW installation support at LBES
  9. Develop test procedures to exercise requirements of future fielded systems

Required Qualifications


  1. Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or Computer Engineering is required
  2. 0-3years of experience in electrical engineering or computer engineering as it pertains to control systems in an industrial environment
  3. Experience with Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) systems or the ability to take various PLC classes for familiarity.


  1. Successful applicants must either have an active government security clearance or the ability to receive approval upon position acceptance.
  2. Must have a valid US passport or the ability to obtain one upon position acceptance.

Desired Qualifications


Essential Skills:

  1. Knowledge of the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures associated with industrial control systems
  2. Proficiency in reading electrical diagrams
  3. Proficiency in the use of test tools associated with industrial control systems
  4. Proficiency in the use of diagnostic tools associated with industrial control system troubleshooting
  5. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite of applications
  6. Proficient in basic computer/laptop use including advanced operations
  7. Basic knowledge of network troubleshooting tools
  8. Basic Technical writing ability
  9. Self-motivated and ability to complete tasks efficiently
  10. Ability to communicate effectively within an integrated team environment

Additional Preferred Skills:

  1. Familiarity with IEC 61131-3 standard
  2. Familiarity with Rockwell, Siemens, or other PLC systems
  3. Experience with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems
  4. Experience upgrading hardware platforms of Legacy Embedded Systems
  5. Experience with ISO/IEC/IEEE Systems and Software Standards

Additional Information:

  1. This position requires the candidate to travel at least 20% of the time.
  2. This position requires an onsite workload at LBES for at least 50% of the time.




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 $61,600.00 - USD $107,800.00 /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.


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