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Senior Weapons Systems Engineer (7491)

Posted by on February 12, 2020

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LOCATION: Dahlgren, VA

STATUS: Open, Contingent                       

TRAVEL: Up to 25%

CLEARANCE: Active Secret Clearance Required

BENEFITS: 401K, Life/Health/ Dental/Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Tuition Reimbursement.

DESCRIPTION:  The Senior Weapons Systems Engineer shall support all technical and engineering stages of development, test, integration, and fielding of safe and innovative weapon control systems, detection systems support, advanced weapon systems support, autonomous system support, mechanical and electrical technician support towards assembly and integration.

 Primary duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Design, develop, and integrate safe, innovative, and effective weapon control systems, detection systems, sensory, and weapon systems onto manned, unmanned, land, air, and sea platforms for the warfighter.
  • Generate design models; drawings; specifications; interface control documents; and the appropriate technical and integration data, analyses, and technical documentation to support engineering design decisions.
  • Provide software engineering towards manipulating software control loops and tactical software assurance.
  • Refine hardware and software designs for, weapons, manned and unmanned systems robotic systems, lethal and non-lethal systems, and weapon control systems, subsystems, and components to document the appropriate product baseline for production and resolve deficiencies discovered during the manufacturing process and user operation.
  • Provide subject matter expertise with mapping software and tactical software assurance and advanced sensory of weapon systems.


  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline.
  • Fourteen (14) years professional technical experience, including at least six (6) years of specialized engineering experience towards one of the following areas; weapons systems (minor and large gun, and small munitions), weapons system architecture, or DoD Certification (interface control documents, tracking weapon system compliance to sponsor capability production documents, and performing airworthiness assessments).




  • Location: , Dahlgren , VA ,
  • Salary: Not provided
  • Clearance Required: Yes
  • Spouse Friendly: No

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