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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 machinery controls system engineer. The main function of the candidate will be to provide lifecycle support of fielded Machinery Control Systems (MCS) onboard US Navy ships. This includes shipboard and test site support.

Lifecycle support of the supervisory machinery control system which includes, but is not limited to:

  1. Troubleshooting complex problems of all variants of fielded systems (microprocessor based control systems) both at test sites and shipboard
  2. Review of technical documentation related to all variants of fielded systems and future fielded systems
  3. Provide test support for all variants of fielded systems at test site
  4. Provide shipboard software & hardware installation support of all variants of fielded systems at test site
  5. Provide technical input to the design of future MCS systems
  6. Develop test procedures to exercise requirements of fielded systems and future fielded systems
  7. Provide design support for integration of equipment in an industrial/shipboard environment
Required Skills

BS Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering is required

0-5 years of experience in electrical engineering or computer engineering as it pertains to control systems in an industrial environment

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Candidate must have an active Secret clearance, or be clearable

Up to 25% travel

Required Experience

Knowledge of the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures associated with industrial control systems

Proficiency in reading electrical diagrams

Proficiency in the use of test tools associated with industrial control systems

Proficiency in the use of diagnostic tools associated with industrial control system troubleshooting

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite of applications

Proficient in basic computer/laptop use including advanced operations

Basic knowledge of network troubleshooting tools

Basic Technical writing ability

Self-motivated able to work in a team environment

Experience with Versa Module Eurocard (VME) systems is a plus

Experience with Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) systems is a plus

Knowledge of Navy programs, organizations, functions, and responsibilities is a plus

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
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