SAIC has a job opportunity for a USW SONAR Engineer to support the US Navy’s Undersea Warfare technical community. This position is based out of Middletown, RI and allows telework flexibility.
Description and Responsibilities:
- Develops static and dynamic design and analysis of mechanical systems, equipment and packages for Navy torpedo program systems and subsystems, especially Navy SONAR and signal processing systems.
- Conducts feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs for Navy torpedo program systems and subsystems, especially Navy SONAR and signal processing systems.
- Directs support personnel in the preparation of detailed design, design testing and prototype fabrication for Navy torpedo program systems and subsystems, especially Navy SONAR and signal processing systems.
- Provides design information to drafting for packaging documentation for Navy torpedo program systems and subsystems, especially Navy SONAR and signal processing systems.
- Exhibits an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness, especially Navy SONAR and signal processing systems.
- Apply and/or develop highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts.
- Participates with senior management to establish strategic plans and objectives.
- Develops information, which extends knowledge in a given field.
- Information may form the basis of newly developed concepts, theories, and products.
- Often acts independently to uncover and resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of operational programs.
- Plans R&D programs and recommends technological application programs to accomplish long-range objectives.
- Work is checked only to the effectiveness of results obtained, typically requiring a long-term perspective.
- Virtually self-supervisory.
- Makes final decisions on administrative or operational matters and ensures operations' effective achievement of objectives.
- Designs research and develops highly advanced new applications resulting in new product/business opportunities for the company.
- Erroneous decisions or recommendations would have a long-term negative effect on organization's reputation and business posture.
- Serves as consultant to top management in long-range company planning concerning new or projected areas of technological research and advancements.
- Prime spokesperson on company's technical capabilities and future directions.
- Often instrumental in attracting and obtaining major new company business.
Education and experience:
- Bachelors degree in in electrical, mechanical, software, acoustic, or systems engineering and 10 (ten) years or more experience; or Masters and 8 (eight) years or more experience - Additional years of experience accepted in lieu of degree
- Experience with Navy SONAR system design.
- Must have an active DoD Secret clearance
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