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Senior Systems Engineer - Surface Ship Combat Systems


Systems Engineer


Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer - Surface Ship Combat Systems to support the development of system engineering products, SETR planning, and execution in either Dahlgren or Fredericksburg, VA.

As a team player, you will be part of our growing systems & software engineering team and contribute to our diverse skill-sets across multiple contracts in support of our Centers of Excellence. You are self-motivated and eager to make a difference by solving complex Systems Engineering challenges. You're also a natural leader who is an effective communicator, knowing when to step up and make suggestions to our customer. Apply your skills to the latest Department of Defense (DoD) weapon and sensor systems, modernizing the Navy and contributing to mission success.

*While under COVID, remote support is maximized, but you must be available to report to Dahlgren as needed.

Here at Amentum, we believe in fostering a sense of belonging. We welcome diversity, encourage growth and development, promote safety first, and believe curiosity is the spark for innovation. We take care of our employees who in turn take care of our customers, driving the success of our business.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree from an Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) recognized engineering curriculum
  • 10 years of systems engineering experience in Surface Navy Combat Systems
  • Due to the nature of the work, must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have an active Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Combat Systems Requirements development
  • System Engineering product development (i.e. SEP, IMS, TRAPs, etc.)
  • Weapon and Combat System certification experience
  • MS Office Suite, DOORS, MS Project
  • Specialized experience with emphasis in one or more of the following:
    • Combat Systems Cyber Security
    • Ships Self Defense System
    • Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) class frigate
    • AEGIS Integrated Combat Systems
    • DDG-1000 Zumwalt class destroyer
    • Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense
    • Weapon/Sensor Combat Systems Experience