SYSTEMS ENGR IV in Washington, DC at Volt

Date Posted: 8/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt has an opening for an AEGIS Combat System Tactical Engineer to provide systems engineering and acquisition support to PEO IWS 1.0 (US Navy’s AEGIS Weapon System Program Office) with one of our major Client’s in Washington DC. 


  • Conduct cost estimates, activity (e.g., Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division) task planning, test plans and requirements analysis. 
  • Work with prime vendors (e.g. Lockheed Martin) and labs (e.g. APL/JHU) to support development efforts. 
  • Provide direct support to respective Principal Assistant Program Manager (PAPM) and APM within DOD’s Integrated Product Team structure
  • Work with various activities to plan and execute combat systems integration, testing (DT and OT), ship integration, certification, fielding and sustainment.
  • Support of the ESS and government staffs, develop and assist the MPM in developing and presenting briefs and papers.  
  • Support the Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Warfare Area Manager (WAM) and/or the Anti Surface WAM in all aspects of AEGIS Weapon System (AWS) Systems Engineering (SE) disciplines from concept development, T&E, to sustainment, with an emphasis on the interfaces between AWS and other elements of the AEGIS Combat System (ACS).  
  • Ensure the AEGIS Weapon System (Baseline 9G) on the USCG’s Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) is properly integrated and is ready to support all USCG missions.  


  • BS in science or engineering discipline. 
  • AEGIS Combat Systems Engineering or maintenance experience is essential. 
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with high-level Military, Government, and Contractor personnel. 
  • Solid MS Word and PowerPoint skills. 
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a face paced environment and know where to go to get answers to technical questions (e.g., contacts with and/or experience working with activities such as NSWC DD, LMCO, NSWC PHD, SSCS WI, CDSA Dam Neck, APL/JHU). 
  • Understanding of how the AWS fire control loop works, some knowledge of the AN/SPY-1 radar, Command & Decision (C&D), Weapons Control System (WCS) and an understanding of AAW/IAMD combat system elements. (i.e., Vertical Launching System (VLS), Standard Missile, Electronic Warfare Systems, Close in Weapon System (CIWS), ESSM).


  • The ideal dream candidate will have served as an AEGIS BL 9 CSSM at sea and will have supported engineering, acquisition or support activities at a Program Office, OEM, LBTS or a field activity
  • 15 years’ experience. 
  • Knowledge of broad principles of Systems Engineering and knowledge in support of System operations and Ship/System capabilities.
  • Fleet operational Combat Systems experience, preferably along the lines of a Tactical Action Officer, Combat Systems Officer, Systems Test Officer, or Combat Systems Maintenance Manager.  
  • DAWIA certification. 
  • Knowledge of the USN Combat Systems certification processes. 
  • Computer networks, cybersecurity, data architectures.
  • USCG experience of any kind is a bonus. 

Please note the following:

  • This is a W2 position.
  • Direct inquiries only.
  • No 3rd party submittals please.
  • This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp.
  • This position is not available for Associate Vendors

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

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