Principal Systems Engineer (Contingent)

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-287511
    • Job Location: Dahlgren, VA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/05/2019
    • Years of Experience: 7+
    • Radford Job Code: 05161-05166
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Job Description

Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services is currently seeking a Principal System Engineer to perform: or support system engineering, design, integration, analysis, prototype development, alteration change updates, computer program support, technical management tasks, and Site Activation. Focus areas include AEGIS Weapon System Core Computing plant and display systems, AEGIS simulation/discrimination systems, and facility switching systems.  The candidate shall provide engineering support related to new construction, modernization, research and development missions, and life cycle support modifications for AEGIS CG and DDG class ships, their associated capabilities, and other ship classes/programs referenced herein primarily in relation to land based test sites.

Experience and Skills

Must have the following skills/experience:

  • Combat System Engineering Experience.
  • Seven (7) years of recent Aegis Weapon System engineering experience as defined by the “Recent Aegis Weapon System Experience”, with established expertise in engineering development, activation of complex new Land Based test/training capabilities, and Cruiser/Destroyer modernization (i.e. Baseline 8, 9, 7.2A/B).
  • Twelve (12) years of general experience in Navy combat system engineering, general combat system engineering experience refers to prior traceable experience in engineering design, development, and testing of Navy combat weapon systems. A combat system includes the sensor, weapons, control, communication, and support system for prosecuting the full spectrum of activities required to detect, track, identify, engage and kill hostile targets in multi-warfare environments.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance.