In this position, you will apply advanced technical concepts, techniques, and procedures to advise a project team in the development of technical products for US Navy ships and watercraft. Senior Engineer identifies and documents project functional requirements, defines and organizes a proposed project into the tasks and activities needed to solve the problems being addressed. Schedules work to meet completion dates and technical specifications.
Regularly provides technical guidance and oversight to lower level technical staff. Receives limited technical guidance and training from more experienced technical staff. Plans, results, and work products are reviewed periodically by senior technical staff. Prepares and reviews input to technical reports, status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contract reports and formal briefings. May author or co-author technical reports. Prepares and provides formal briefings to the staff and project sponsors.
Lead technical discussions at project review sessions and in negotiations with the project sponsor. Identifies opportunities for follow-on tasking for current projects; develops related briefings, specific project proposals, and works through appropriate channels to schedule presentation of these briefings and proposals to prospective customers. Provides input and support to larger intra-organizational proposal development efforts.
May have some exposure to and provide input to inter-organizational technical and business development activities. Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. Provides recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems or applicable company procedures and guidelines.
Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 5 to 7 years relevant work experience. Master's degree preferred. Degree(s) must be in engineering, computer science, mathematics or a related discipline. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years of applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted based on education, or highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.
Position requires demonstrated command of engineering principles, methods, and techniques in area of expertise and advanced knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software. Specific expertise in the areas of high voltage power distribution systems and machinery controls systems required. Additional background in marine engineering including auxiliaries, damage control or propulsion systems desired.
Effective customer and organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills are required. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Some AutoCAD experience preferred.
A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.
Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
U.S. Citizenship Required.
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