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Systems Engineer

Program/Project Management
Location : Location
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement


Systems Engineer (VOPS-2024-19909)


Bowhead is seeking a Systems Engineer in Dahlgren, VA. This position supports the Naval Systems Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD)


Bowhead offers a professional working environment, a competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package. Come and join our team!


This position requires a flexible individual with experience in:

  • Systems engineering processes regarding combat weapon systems requirements/concept development, weapons systems design/engineering, systems computer program development, integration, test, and certification processes (safety and system), information assurance, safety and engineering requirements.
  • Requirement’s definition, traceability, verification, generation of system performance, system specifications, system architecture development (functional, physical, behavioral), and definition of system interfaces, conducting system trade studies, and generation of functional requirements.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience with Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) and/or Aegis Combat Systems, to include operational and laboratory / test bed experience.


  • BS STEM Degree OR
  • Two to Four (2-4) years of General Surface Navy Combat Systems, systems engineering experience with one plus (1+) year of specialized experience with emphasis in one or more of the following:
    • Ship Self Defense System (SSDS)
    • Aegis Integrated Combat Systems
    • Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense
    • Element Level (Weapon, Sensor, or Combat Management System) Experience
    • Fire Control Operations
    • Familiarity with Aegis BL 9, BL10 and/or BMD 4
  • Current DoD Secret clearance, U.S. Citizenship required for clearance



Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret level.  US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.




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