Submarine Systems Lead Engineer (Baltimore, MD)

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Position Description

If you seek a rewarding, high profile and challenging position supporting projects for the US Navy- Serco has a great opportunity for you! This position will be on a dynamic team, supporting Team Submarine. Bring your expertise and collaborative skills to make an impact towards our military defense and safety of our sailors.

John Cottingham, former submarine commanding officer, https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnmcottingham, leads this high-performing contractor team supporting NAVSEA.

Team Submarine's Submarine Program Offices are responsible for:

The acquisition of the OHIO Class replacement and for identifying, assembling, managing, directing, and coordinating the resources required for the R&D, design, construction, Test and Evaluation (T&E) and Live Fire Test and Evaluation (LFT&E) of the COLUMBIA Class. The program is a major defense acquisition program and is of significant political importance with Congress and the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD).

The acquisition of New Construction Submarines and for identifying, assembling, managing, directing, and coordinating the resources required for the R&D, design, construction, Test and Evaluation (T&E), Live Fire Test and Evaluation (LFT&E), and Fleet introduction of the U.S. Navy's newest class of nuclear attack submarines. The program is a major defense acquisition program with a total life cycle cost of approximately $336B. Additionally, successful improvement of the Class' capabilities is of significant political importance with Congress and the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD).

The SSN(X) Office is responsible for the acquisition and design of the future fast attack submarine and for identifying, assembling, managing, directing, and coordinating the resources required for the R&D, design, construction, Test and Evaluation (T&E) and Live Fire Test and Evaluation (LFT&E) of the future submarine. The future Attack Submarine will be designed to retain multi-mission capability and sustained combat presence in denied waters with a focus on greater speed, stealth, and horizontal payloads and salvo rates.

You must have an Active Secret clearance to be considered.

Serco supports the US Navy as a prime for their Team Submarine SHAPM contract supporting the acquisition of submarines. The Team Submarine concept unifies once diverse submarine-related activities into a single submarine-centric organization with the goal of eliminating traditional stovepipe structures and processes that created impediments and inefficiencies in the submarine research, development, acquisition, and maintenance communities. Team Submarine provides improved communication among the various offices that contribute to the overall success of the United States Submarine Force.

Serco-NA is seeking a motivated and experienced engineers to provide engineering and programmatic support to one of our US Navy customers in the Washington, DC area.

General Duties
  • Provide engineering and systems engineering support to the program office
  • Prepare and execute environmental documentation for exercises as it required by U.S law
  • Recommend course of action(s) for unexpected technical and programmatic issues related to RDT&E
  • Generate Acquisition documentation for Milestone Reviews
  • Perform technical planning, cost, schedule, risk, supportability and effectiveness analysis for total systems; analyses performed at concept, design, test, evaluation and operational phases
  • Review and develop analytical and technical input needed in order to evaluate documentation and development of briefs to ensure accurate, timely and essential information is proved to decision makers
  • Prepare Unclassified and Classified briefs for audiences up to and including the Flag level
  • Assist the Test and Evaluation Manager as required
  • Attend meetings and specified Program Integrated Product Teams (IPTs)
  • Set high personal standards for performance and conduct
  • Demonstrate ability to be a team player; work well with others; contribute positively to work/team environment while continually seek ways to enhance contribution to the team
  • Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Perform a variety of tasks with technical rigor and little or no supervision
  • Typically report to a systems integration team lead


Qualifications

Education and Required/Preferred Experience:
  • Required: A Secret clearance and U.S. Citizenship
  • Required: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or similar technical degree (Physics, Chem, etc.)
  • Desired: Master's in engineering or technical discipline
  • Required: 10 years of work experience
  • Required: MS Microsoft skills are essential, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Required: You must have the ability to work both in a team environment and independently, and often under short, multiple deadlines
  • Work experience in the Navy and specifically within Team Submarine or on-board submarines is a plus


Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).

To review Serco benefits please visit: https://www.serco.com/na/careers/benefits-of-choosing-serco.

If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: [email protected] or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.

Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email [email protected]

COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).
More Information on Serco
Serco operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Reston, VA. Serco was founded in 1988. It has 28774 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Days, Job Training & Conferences. To see all 117 open jobs at Serco, click here.
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