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Electrical Engineer, Degaussing


Applications Engineer


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


Gibbs & Cox, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is the largest independent naval architecture and marine engineering firm in the United States. Since our founding in 1929, 24 classes of combatants and nearly 7,000 vessels have been built to Gibbs & Cox designs. We proudly support military and commercial clients in the U.S. and internationally with all phases of marine design, construction, and lifecycle management. Our passion is solving our customers’ 21st century maritime challenges with quality and integrity.

Location: Hybrid - Telework and Onsite, Philadelphia, PA.

The Degaussing Systems Electrical Engineer will be responsible for supporting the Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD) In Service Engineering Agent (ISEA) for degaussing systems on US Navy Surface and Submarines.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Systems Engineering by working in an interdisciplinary environment on multiple programs with an emphasis on degaussing systems.

  • Engineering support such as special studies, development and analysis of engineering designs and procedures to support degaussing systems. Tasks shall include research, development, and engineering of initial/prototype design, development and review, design changes, review and updates to drawings and procedures, risk analysis, root cause analysis of problems including operational hazards, deficiency reports, parts obsolescence evaluation and reliability degradation.

  • Provide support for test and evaluation of networked computerized control systems as well as software programming.

  • Develop test plans, test reports, commissioning procedures, engineering drawings, and engineering studies and analyses. Support program and system level design reviews.

  • Perform quality assurance reviews of products such as analyses, calculations, reports, and drawings.

  • Assist with the development of Technical Data Packages in relation to the planning and execution of shipboard repairs, alterations and modernization. Duties include the creation of Functional Block Diagrams, Wiring Tables, Equipment and System Specifications, One Line Diagrams, Engineering Design Analysis, Root Cause Analysis, Risk Analysis, Engineering Drawings and Interface Design Documents

  • Engineering design support, design studies and analysis in the development, and operations and maintenance of land based test site training facilities and laboratories. testing and fleet technical support validation efforts.

Basic Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizenship and Secret Security Clearance (or ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance)

  • B.S. Degree or Higher in Electrical Engineering

  • 2+ years of experience working power systems for U.S. Navy ship designs

  • Ability to work independently, in person and remotely, and as a member of an interdisciplinary team

  • Excellent MS Office skills, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with US Navy Degaussing Systems, or experience with power supply and control systems

  • Proficient using computer software to produce engineering calculations, spreadsheets and technical reports

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $117,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.