UIC Alaska

Computer Engineer

Location : Location
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%


Computer Engineer (GXP 2024-20873):


Bowhead seeks a mid-level Computer Engineer to join our team at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane, IN. The Engineer will provide technical and engineering support services to the Strategic Systems Guidance, Navigation and Control Division. The Computer Engineer will be responsible for designing, developing, and testing the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, facilities instruments, components, systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use. This dynamic individual will lead the execution of complex tasks, apply and integrate engineering principles to investigate, analyze, plan, design, develop, implement, test or evaluate military weapons systems.


Essential functions will include: 

  • Providing technical and engineering support for strategic fire control and navigation systems design, design review, performance and safety testing, test reporting, requirements development and safety assessment.
  • Providing technical support for updates or additions to Standard Operating Procedures, Test Plans and Customer Reports.
  • Assisting the Government with failure investigations and root cause analysis on failed or suspect systems or components during manufacturing, test, evaluation, and qualification.
  • Providing technical input and recommendations as required via letter, e-mail and trip reports. A trip report shall be provided for any trip conducted in support of this task.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, computer information systems or technical discipline with two (2) to five (5) relevant experience. 
  • Military/industrial electronics experience.  Must have experience in servers, benchmarking, agile development, virtual machines and containers.
  • CompTIA A+ (Plus) certification and/or CompTIA Network+ (Plus) certification or training classes to achieve these certifications are prefered. 
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team


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 be able to obtain a security clearance at the Secret level. Applicants who currently hold a Secret clearance are strongly encouraged to apply.  US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.





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