Strategic Insight, Ltd is seeking a part-time Senior Computer Systems Engineer at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, King George, VA.

Strategic Insight, Ltd. is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, and has a significant historical presence supporting the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren, King George, Virginia.  Strategic Insight, Ltd. was established 1985, and for its’ 35 years has been committed to sustaining excellence and quality growth across our workforce as we strive to improve our clients’ services and products.  Strategic Insight staff members enjoy opportunities for growth, are provided with robust benefits from healthcare and 401K, to merit bonuses, and participate in annual holiday parties, picnics, and other social events. Our staff members are engaged in the community as well.  The office hours are negotiable, but generally are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Originally established in 1918 as a naval proving ground for testing gun weapon systems, NSWC Dahlgren Division has evolved to focus on advances in technology in Warfare Systems Development and Integration. The NSWC Dahlgren Division is a leading research, development, testing, and engineering (RDT&E) organization within the Department of the Navy.

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Conducting analysis and modeling utilizing CVAST system.
  • Analysis and comparison of CVAST results with ground truth results from program of record cyber analysis to help determine the fidelity and usability of CVAST analysis results.
  • SME support to develop CVAST modeling requirement led by NAVSEA03.
  • Deliverables include assessment of CVAST analysis capability and recommendations for use on combat system as well as modeling requirement recommendations to the CVAST requirements lead NAVSEA03. 

 Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s of Science (BS) degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline, and at least 10 years of professional systems engineering experience with a Department of Defense (DoD) major strategic, platform, weapon, combat, Command and Control (C2), and/or fire control systems program
    • Or in lieu of the degree requirement, at least 20 years of professional systems engineering experience with a DoD major strategic, platform, weapon, combat, Command and Control (C2), and/or fire control systems program
  • At least 10 years of full-time professional experience working as a Computer Systems Analyst planning ways to use computers to solve scientific and engineering problems, which includes 4 of those years as full-time experience at the system level in any of the following areas: requirements definition, system design parameters, concepts operation, risk assessment, productivity studies/analyses, performance analyses, test and evaluation, and post-delivery support.
  • At least 5 years concurrent experience as a team leader performing system engineering and mission engineering efforts that include developing requirements and top level designs and/or system architectures for software intensive systems. This includes experience related to the identification, analysis and resolution of complex systems engineering issues involving platform, weapon, combat, C2, and fire control systems for Navy/Joint warfighting capabilities.
  • Understanding of cybersecurity/Information Assurance (IA) fundamentals.
  • Due to the nature of the work, must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must have an active Top Secret security clearance or the ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aegis Combat System / Ship Self-Defense System experience.
  • National Vulnerability Database, Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE), and similar database familiarity.
  • Cyber Vulnerability Assessment Tool (CVAST) knowledge and expertise.

Mandatory Requirement:  Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a Government Security Investigation and must meet eligibility for a government security clearance at the TOP SECRET level (Interim TOP SECRET acceptable to start)

Team Culture

Diversity: All staff members are expected to accomplish their work in a businesslike manner, and always be courteous toward all other staff members, clients, business associates, guests, and visitors. All staff members should be treated in a manner free from bias, favoritism, and any form of illegal discrimination.

Ethics:  All members of Strategic Insight should be marked by a commitment to excellence, professional integrity, self-discipline and wise judgment. Our employees reflect this by attention to detail, comprehensive staff work, and honorable behavior.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employee assigned to this job.

Strategic Insight, Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other class protected by applicable state or federal law.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.