Naval R&D Specialist
Posted on Jan 26, 2019 by Preferred Systems Solutions
PSS, Inc. is actively seeking an engineer with experience in Research & Development (R&D) and Component Development to join our growing team located in the Washington Navy Yard.
Secret (Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Accordingly, US Citizenship is required.)
Must hold an active Secret clearance.
Must have earned a Bachelor's degree in engineering, or higher.
Desired Skills & Experience
2+ years of experience with Navy submarine programs, preferred.
2+ years of DOD Acquisition Category I support, preferred.
2+ years of Research & Development experience, preferred.
5+ years of experience as a Nuclear Trained Submarine Officer (VA, SWLF, LA or OHIO Class), preferred.
Roles & Responsibilities
Responsible for developing, reviewing, and evaluating Hull, Mechanical and Electrical (HME) and Strategic Weapons Support System (SWSS) Component Development plans (including programming, planning, budgeting, and execution).
Responsible for evaluating efforts and being an integral part of the Component Development teams designing and acquiring system components with a focus on affordability, performance, and maintainability.
Responsible for utilizing prior experience to review design deliverables and provide insight and experience applied to component specifications, ship arrangements and maintenance considerations; including reliability, availability, and maintainability (RAM) evaluations for component and system design.
Responsible for consolidating status of component development efforts into regular reports for reporting to the Program Manager.
Preferred Systems Solutions, Inc. (PSS) is a recognized leader in providing Information Technology, Engineering Services, Program Management, and Consulting Services. For over 20 years, PSS has enabled Government and Commercial clients to achieve their organizational initiatives through the application of high quality, innovative, and cost effective professional services and solutions. PSS provides a positive working environment, with opportunities for advancement in our growing local Federal sector workforce.
Our various customers include: US Army, US Navy, DLA, NAVAIR, DOE, DOS, VA, USDA, TRANSCOM, FBI, DHS, DIA, NGA, GSA, AMBC, DOT and the DOC.
Across these customers, we support the following technologies:
If you are a Research & Development (R&D) Component Development Engineer and seeking an established, mid-sized company to work for, consider a career at Preferred Systems Solutions! We offer numerous opportunities to expand your experience, in various areas, depending on your individual aptitude and interests. Our employees are not only passionate and driven, but also strive to ensure customer quality is delivered consistently and effectively. In addition to a working environment with opportunities for advancement, we also offer the potential for the following benefits (please inquire further for a full list of benefits):
Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
Paid leave (holiday, sick, vacation, etc.)
401k plan (employer matching contribution)
Computer purchase programs
Potential for clearance upgrade, when possible
Flexible work hours
By joining PSS, you will have the unique opportunity to support various customers across multiple programs. Our excellent recruiting team will not only ensure that we find the best match for your skill set, background, and experience, but will also ensure that we provide you continuous employment through our Workforce Management Program.
PSS is committed to the diversity we bring to the marketplace by being an EEOC/AA employer who is committed to hiring a diverse team of professionals to provide world class services and products aimed at exceeding our customer's expectations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. PSS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.