Job Description

Tracking Code
2904-317
Job Description

McKean Defense is an employee owned Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation and Program Management business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. McKean’s engineers, developers, technical staff, programmers, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, and develop strategies to support the Warfighter. McKean’s employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations.

McKean Defense is seeking an Engineering Manager to lead U.S. Navy Machinery Control System (MCS) projects. Responsibilities include personnel management and project coordination. Personnel management duties include performance management, professional development, hiring, and timesheet/expense approval. Project coordination duties include requirements/scope development, resource management, deliverable reviews, and acting as customer interface. Candidate will also provide direct engineering support to Navy customer projects in addition to management duties. Travel up to 25% of the time.

Required Skills

Excellent communication, both written and verbal

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

Ability to lead and mentor a small team of junior engineers, technicians, and software developers

Ability to read and understand technical documentation

Ability to communicate technical requirements

Understanding of schedule management and resource allocation; ability to manage/track project budgets

Candidate must have active Secret clearance

Required Experience

BS in Engineering

5+ years providing engineering support to U.S. Navy

Experience with Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical (HM&E) systems, particularly Machinery Controls, preferred

Prior experience managing technical projects and/or personnel preferred

Knowledge of Navy programs, organizations, functions and responsibilities

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

McKean Defense is an E-Verify company.

Job Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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