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Chief Engineer/Systems Engineer

Chief Engineer/Systems Engineer


This position is for a Chief Engineer/Systems engineer for a small project in Manassas, VA. The candidate will be leading a new architecture design for a navigation system on submarines.  The Service Oriented Architecture will support many clients while minimizing impacts to a certified core set of functionality.  The Chief Engineer will act as the navigation subject matter expert.  Working with the software architect, the Chief Engineer will perform systems engineer tasks including requirements development and tracking.

Responsibilities include:

Act as a navigation subject matter expert.
Plan tasks to guide execution; address known scope, schedule, and cost constraints; anticipate risks; identify dependencies; and leverage metrics, lessons learned and innovation.
Manage plan to meet cost, schedule and deliverable commitments.   Provide technical leadership.
Coordinate with the Program Manager.
Develop and maintain a schedule for a small team of engineers.
Assist with preparation of proposals for follow-on work or new business.
Assist with preparation of briefing materials.
Brief and interface with customer and other stakeholders.
Assist in development of the system and software architecture
Development and track requirements.


BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering is required with a minimum of eight years of relevant experience.


Demonstrated ability to follow through and deliver on wide range of simultaneous activities.
Active secret level security clearance or the ability to obtain one.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
A working understanding of the DoD acquisition environment
Knowledge of Java

Desired skills:

Development experience with Java Portal Framework
Experience with NAVSEA
Experience with Microsoft Project

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