SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Associate Combat Systems Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Secret (NACLC)

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:



No Suitability Required

Job Family:

Engineering & Sciences

Job Description:

The IWS 8.0 Associate Combat Systems Engineer will:

  • Provide LCS INDEPENDENCE variant existing and future C5I (Combat Systems, Command, Control, Communications, Computers & Intelligence) systems engineering and evaluation of systems performance, and recommendations on LCS integration

  • Participate in broad array of system concept & design efforts, including engineering reviews of drawings, interfaces, and functional specifications against system requirements.

  • Participate in science & technology studies, including engineering trade studies, capability / feasibility studies, impact assessments, performance evaluations, and other relevant activities.

  • Provide timely review of ship planning documents (SPD), interface control documents (ICD), Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs), Contract Data Requirements List (CRDLs), and other relevant products.

  • Develop, review, and implement LCS mission systems' test procedures.

  • Identify, coordinate and manage scheduled delivery and risk mitigation for Mission Systems Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) / Government Furnished Information (GFI) as identified by IWS 8.0 Leadership.

  • Participate in (and when directed, act as IWS 8.0 INDEPENDENCE PAPM representative) Integrated Product Teams (IPT), Configuration Management Boards (CMB), Technical Interchange Meetings (TIM), Working Groups, Task Forces, and other relevant forums. Generate meeting deliverables, including After Action Reports (AAR). Document Action Items and track to closure.

  • Interface with waterfront personnel, and support engineering, integration, and test activities.

  • Liaison with broad array of program stakeholders as needed, including PMS 501, PMS 505,Navy Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) field activities, In-Service Engineering Agents (ISEA), Technical Warrant Holders (TWH), Fleet organizations and LCS vendors, including Lockheed Martin (LM) and Planning Yards.

  • Support timely risk identification, analysis, reporting, and mitigation for LCS mission systems.

  • Generate & deliver timely status updates, weekly reports, schedule revisions, engineering reports, briefings, documents, procedures, plans, drawings, white papers, planning documents, and other relevant products as required.

  • Work cohesively with IWS 8.0 leadership, internal & external personnel to timely meet demand signals and work tasks to closure.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering with no previous experience or No bachelor’s degree with minimum 4 years military experience in Combat Systems and C4I Systems, such as Electronics Technician or Operational Specialist ratings

  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret Clearance

  • Self-motivating, highly proactive professional demeanor.

  • Ability to perform in routine high tempo environment, and satisfy quick turnaround deadlines

  • Ability to balance potentially competing priorities to ensure project success.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Dual experience track with both Combat Systems and C4I Systems Engineering

  • Experience with Navy Surface Warfare Combat Systems and C4I Systems Engineering

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:


T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA DC Washington - 1201 M St SE (DCS006)

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CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.

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