Surface Warfare Mission Engineer

Richmond, Virginia
Jun 06, 2014
Jul 11, 2014
Full Time
Name of Command:  Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division
Location:  Dahlgren, VA
Title: Surface Warfare Mission Engineer
Full time/Permanent Position

Job Summary:  As a Senior Level Surface Warfare Mission Engineer, you will lead independent and collaborative surface warfare analysis efforts of Naval, Joint and Coalition forces and the plans, programs, strategies, and policies that define and support associated capabilities and requirements. You will serve as the national technical expert in the area of maritime surface warfare mission engineering and analysis for all existing and future naval force structures.

This position is in the Senior Level (SL) criteria. SL positions may include some supervisory and related managerial duties, provided that these duties occupy less than 25 percent of the incumbent's time. SL members are independent advisors or technical experts and do not involve fundamental research and development responsibilities. SL positions are in the competitive or excepted service.

  • Steward the Navy's surface warfare systems-of-systems and engineering capabilities, and be accountable for technical performance and collaboration with other subject matter experts across Department of Defense (DoD).
  • Integrate across naval programming and operational organizations to ensure expertise is provided early to define surface warfare systems attributes to meet capability needs.
  • Make authoritative decisions on technical matters, engineering practices and processes related to surface warfare capabilities, platforms, systems, tools and operational targeting.
  • Provide surface warfare analysis and engineering guidance on strategic initiatives in DoD.
  • Create, document, oversee and maintain technical standards and analyses methodologies.
  • Ensure development and delivery of products that will reflect the qualities of accuracy, technical rigor, standardization, and responsiveness.
  • Be the accepted source of expert information and advice.
  • Collaborate with other naval warfare analysis and engineering efforts and provide insight and access to surface warfare expertise.

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