Serco Inc.

Naval Warfare System Engineer

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Position Type
Security Clearance
Yes - May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position

Position Description

Naval Warfare System Engineer

If you love high profile and challenging projects supporting the US Navy- Serco has a great opportunity for you! This Warfare System Engineer will be on a dynamic team to apply knowledge of applicable principles for the integration of new/upgraded C4I and warfare systems on new combatant construction at our Alexandria, Virginia location. Bring your expertise and collaborative skills to make an impact towards our military defense and safety of our sailors.

Knowledge and experience in the functional disciplines for the placement/application of primary communication or warfare system are required for this position, such as Command and Control, Communications, Radar, EW Sensors, Missile and Gun Weapon Systems.

In this role, you will:

  • Analyze combat system options and recommend optimal solutions to ensure warfighting effectiveness is achieved with the addition of new or upgraded systems by applying appropriate commercial/ military specifications, standards, and instructions.
  • Be knowledgeable of ship missions, sensor and weapon system performance specifications and requirements; provide guidance to installation activities for successful ship installation/integration; develop solutions to technical issues, review change proposals and waiver requests.
  • Participate in liaison with the ship design manager, ship program leads, shipbuilders, other customers, and vendors by attending technical evaluations, design reviews and integrated process team meetings.
  • Develop final engineering reports and presentations that detail the results of the engineering studies and present results at customer meetings and working groups.
  • Perform ship surveys to determine or verify installation requirements and parameters.
  • Will have direct customer daily interface and communication while working on site.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • An Active U.S. DoD Issued Secret clearance.
  • BSEE Engineering Degree or a related technical discipline and up to 4 years' work experience.
  • Technical program support experience.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.

Additional desired experience and skills:

  • Work experience that may include: Integrated Topside Design, Weapon Effects, Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3)
  • AutoCAD proficiency
  • Combat System Alignment

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).


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COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable requirements regarding COVID-19 regulations, including COVID-19 vaccinations and testing requirements.


Positions supporting US Federal contracts located within the continental United States (including corporate support positions): Pursuant to Executive Order 14042 (Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors), Serco requires covered employees and new hires, whether working at a customer site, working remotely, or working in a Serco facility, to be fully vaccinated (two weeks from last/only inoculation) by December 8, 2021 and provide valid documentation of their vaccination status (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).


Canada, state/provincial or OCONUS based contracts and positions: 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).


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