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McKean Defense is a 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 employee owned, and values the life experiences of potential candidates, including those who have served our Military. Currently, 38% of McKean’s employee owner workforce are veterans.

McKean Defense is seeking a Ship Control System Engineer to support U.S. Navy program, specifically DDG 1000 Class Steering Gear Actuation System (SGAS). The candidate may be responsible for:

- Supporting as a test engineer, providing installation and testing support, development of simulation equipment, and system setups/tests

- Test software and hardware, develop test procedures

- Perform distance support/troubleshooting as well as on-site shipboard support

- Install and debug systems both shipboard and remotely

- Interface with OEMs and vendors to prepare equipment for installation, testing, and troubleshooting

- Utilize issue tracking software/databases.

Required Skills

Windows operating systems experience/familiarity

Computer hardware experience/familiarity.

Experience using Issue Tracking tools

May travel up to 25%

Required Experience

Windows operating systems experience/familiarity

Computer hardware experience/familiarity. This may include building and repairing PCs, and diagnosing hardware problems.

Experience using Issue Tracking and Software version control tools a plus (i.e. JIRA).

May travel up to 25%

BS Degree in Computer Science

Previous Navigation or Ship Controls experience

Candidate shall have an active Secret clearance.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

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

McKean Defense is an E-Verify company.


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Cottondale, Florida, United States
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