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Engineer - Magnetic Bearing Expert

Company: Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.
Location: Washington
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) delivers high-impact, technical solutions to complex national security issues. As we enter our 50th year in business, we are known for continuous innovation for government customers, both long-established and newly acquired, as our capabilities expand around the globe. Our work is state-of-the-art and made possible only through the best personnel, tools, and jobs in the national security business. We are highly collaborative in spirit and practice, and we freely share expertise across SPA in our quest for enduring solutions to critical concerns. Come work with the best! Our pledge to you is stability, opportunity, and clear-sighted commitment to the mission.SPA provides multiple organizations within the Department of Defense with timely and objective assessments and recommendations that integrate technical, operational, programmatic, policy and business analysis. We focus on key clients in the undersea community including Navy's Strategic Systems Programs (SSP), and NAVSEA program managers for submarine programs. We work to provide integrated solutions based on information and communications throughout the chain of command to ensure clear and consistent analysis and recommendations that are aligned to strategic and leadership goals while still being executable by the working level technical communities.SPA has an immediate need for a Engineer located in Washington DC (Navy Yard). For this position, SPA is a teammate on the Team Submarine support contract under the new SHAPM award. Team Submarine unifies submarine platform procurement activities and includes the Columbia-class SSBN program, a Major Defense Acquisition Program and the Navy's top acquisition priority, the Virginia-class SSN program, and the new SSN-X program, developing the next generation attack submarine, bringing improved capabilities to the undersea forces. Engineers supporting Team Submarine would continue SPA's decades of support to the SSBN force or assist in developing the design requirements for the SSN of the future. These are high-profile, major acquisition programs of significant importance to the future capabilities of the US Navy in an era of renewed strategic competition. #CJ #IN123Responsibilities:The Engineer will provide program and systems engineering support to submarine propulsion train engineering. The Engineer will integrate with Program Office activities, providing technical oversight of design, development and construction of the next generation propulsion system. Their work may include technical research, development of mitigations to production challenges, and oversight of vendor activities and progress. They should expect to brief senior leaders on program progress, being able to translate complex technical problems into executive-ready briefs. Travel to vendor sites for meetings and reviews is possible.Qualifications:Required Qualifications:Bachelor Degree in an engineering discipline.3+ years experience in engineering.Proficient in using Microsoft Excel to analyze and represent data for engineering or project management efforts.Proficient in using Microsoft Office, including Word and PowerPoint, to communicate to decision makers.Experience with Turbine Generators, Magnetic Bearings, or Mechatronics.Current DoD security clearance minimum Secret, with the ability to maintain it throughout employment.Additional Qualifications Desired, but not required:Operational nuclear submarine, prototype or shipyard experience.Experience with and knowledgeable of the Navy acquisition program office organizations and processes.

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