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Gibbs & Cox, Inc. is the nation’s leading independent naval architecture, marine engineering and design firm.  We are seeking a well qualified individual for a position as the company’s Topside Sensors Shipboard Integration for a naval ship design project.


  • Develop and maintain configuration management of Interface Control Documents between different combat systems elements.

  • Participate in Integrate Product Teams, monitor topside sensor impacts from proposed changes to ships’ combat and platform systems.

  • Participate in design reviews, conduct CDRL reviews, and provide recommendations for the resolution of design issues.

  • Support development of system level operational concepts and mission statements.

  • Evaluates system designs and architectures and recommends design modifications to ensure compliance with top level program requirements and with configuration control documentation.

  • Supports the development of weapon and ship system shipboard testing documentation to assure that proposed testing will verify actual system performance to all sensor requirements

  • Witness field tests of ship systems and equipment and evaluate their performance as compared to detailed design parameters.

  • Provide information to be used in revising technical documentation regarding the installation, testing, operation, and maintenance of ship systems and equipment.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education in Systems Engineering or Electrical Engineering.

  • Experience with engineering drawings, drawing management, and Configuration Management.

  • Experience directly related to Surface Combatant major construction milestones and Surface Combatant Combat Support Systems testing at Building Yard/Homeport locations.

  • 5 years of practical, relevant surface ship experience.  2 years of progressive experience involving design, operation, maintenance, and testing of Surface Combatant ship systems and equipment.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required.

  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).

  • Works independently (with moderate supervision), or on project teams.

Company Statement:

Gibbs & Cox, Inc. is the employer of choice for naval architecture, marine engineering, management support, and engineering consulting.  Gibbs & Cox staff has the opportunity to participate in challenging and rewarding work, and to receive excellent compensation and benefits in return.  Our working environment includes the most advanced tools and technologies, and the opportunity for excellent personal and professional development.  Gibbs & Cox offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, including paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, generous employee healthcare insurance premiums, flex spending options, matching 401(k) retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, and much more. Gibbs & Cox is an equal opportunity employer.


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