Naval Gun Systems Test and Evaluation Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Define, document, analyze, perform, and interpret developmental tests for new and modified products and product components. Investigate and resolve operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel. Provide technical support and advice to the client and guide junior personnel on the performance of their tasks.  

Candidate will observe, oversee, assist with, participate in, or perform the following: test planning, execution, test data collection and reduction methods and techniques, test data and analyze and document the results; preparations for Weapon System Explosive Safety Review Board (WSESRB) reviews; and the conduct of Failure Review Boards (FRBs).

Basic Qualifications:

-10+ years of relevant domain experience with Test and Evaluation of US Navy surface naval gun systems; Mk 110 57MM, Mk 45 5 Inch 54/62 Caliber or 155MM AGS systems; laboratory and field testing of missile systems, including test planning, execution, test data collection and reduction methods and techniques, test data analyze and documentation of the results, including qualification or design verification activities; conducting tests to characterize full- and reduced-scale models, mock-ups, prototypes, subsystems, and missile system components; developing test plans, test simulation and emulation, test documentation, safety plans, risk hazard assessments, and test standard operating procedures; or Development or Operational Test and Evaluation (DT/OT&E) efforts; such as live-fire events and post-test analysis

-Ability to comprehend complex technical problems where capabilities are affected by technical achievability, affordability, and schedule

-Active Secret clearance

-BS degree in Engineering

Additional Qualifications:

-Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas as they relate to US Navy surface naval gun and ammunition handling systems: gun system design principles, system performance modeling and analysis, gun ballistics, ammunition fuzing and sensor technologies, system engineering, modeling and simulation, parts engineering, reliability engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, hydraulic systems, structural analysis, shock test requirements, production engineering and test, weapon system to platform integration, Root-Cause Corrective Action investigations, or drafting and implementing Engineering Change Notices

-Experience with Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) test requirements and production engineering and test

Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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