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Navigation Systems Engineers


Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC

Required skills:

•      Navigation sensor systems (inertial, GPS, speed, depth)

•      AN/WSN-7, AN/WSN-9, Voyage Management System (VMS)

•      Navigation command and control (ECDIS-N, Digital Nautical Chart, NAVDORM)

•      Combat Systems familiarity:  AEGIS, SSDS

•      Platform familiarity:  LHD, LHA, LPD, CVN, CG, DDG, LCS, SSN, SSBN

•      DoD acquisition process, NAVSEA SETRs

Job Description:

Systems engineering support to Navy at acquisition command (NAVSEA PEO Integrated Warfare Systems).  Develop acquisition and systems engineering documents and specifications, review designs and new technologies; develop test plans and conduct testing, initiate new technology research, support requirements development and analysis.  Exciting new technologies for cold atom interferometry, micro position, navigation, and timing, and IMU’s on a chip.

Task areas:

•      Review TRDs and IRS for RFP and ECPs / CM technical support throughout SDLC

•      Support Navigation Wholeness

•      Support Navigation Suite Cyber Architecture

•      Support technical review of technology initiatives (e.g., SBIR’s) and develop transition plans

•      Participate in Alternative PNT, Assured PNT, and Celestial Nav Working Groups

•      Investigate current and emerging INS operational and supported system requirements for BMD, Strike, MIW and other mission areas

•      Develop and/or review Navy ECDIS and WECDIS specifications and acquisition documents.

•      Participate in ECDIS-N S&T technical review and outreach

•      Participate in Combat System and C4I integration and architecture events

•      Develop and/or review required system specifications:  Capability Development Document (CDD), Capability Production Document (CPD), and System Design Specification (SDS)

•      Support Milestone, Gate, and SETR reviews

•      Develop Systems Engineering Plan (SEP)

•      Develop Information Assurance Strategy (IA)

•      Develop Program Protection Plan (PPP)

•      Develop Information Support Plan (ISP)

•      Develop Software Support Sustainment Plan (SSSP)


5+ years


BS to PhD in Engineering, Math, Physics, Computer Science.  Equivalent Navy experience will be considered.

Email your resume to Dave McDaniel, President, at David.McDaniel@SilverBulletInc.com

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