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LCS Task Lead - Mission Systems Engineer 

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The Columbia Group (TCG), is a technical services support company which has a successful 50+ year history of providing the United States Military with acquisition, logistics management, engineering, design, fabrication, test and evaluation, information technology and financial management support services. As a full-time employee of The Columbia Group, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package to include a quality health insurance program (medical, drug, vision and dental) for you and your family, group life insurance, group short and long-term disability insurance, a 401K Profit Sharing Retirement Plan, Flexible Spending Account, and professional development opportunities. You will accrue 'Paid Time Off' (PTO) to be used towards vacation or sick leave, in addition to receiving ten (10) paid Federal holidays.

The ideal candidate will support the Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) program. LCS is an in-service ship program with new ships in construction. LCS delivers capabilities across multiple mission areas and the ability to operate flexibly in the littorals, employing manned and unmanned systems. 

We are seeking a Lead Mission Systems Engineer to join our team in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate will:

  • Provide the Mission Systems with expertise and experience in researching, planning, budgeting, maintaining, conducting, and executing C5I-related technical support for LCS variants. 
  • Provide Financial Management, Analysis, and Reporting.  
  • Conduct analyses, report financial risk, and advise the Mission Systems Major Program Manager of strategies to mitigate the impact of financial risks on the program. 
  • Assist the program in responding to internal and external inquiries and requests for program information. 
  • As required, assist in the preparation of funding execution documents.
  • Provide technical analyses and services for LCS Combat/C4I Systems integration. 
  •  Support LCS testing lessons-learned from Post Delivery Test and Trials results and assist in developing corrective actions for in service, in production and/or for future LCS ships.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining configuration data. 
  • Assist in the Government's preparation of statements of work and coordination of pricing and scheduling and monitoring the execution of Contractor Special Studies related to design/systems engineering. 
  • Provide support of LCS transition and turnover book development at each LCS ship OWLD.
  • Review all LCS products and decision papers for impacts to the Warfare System Interface Diagrams (WSIDs) and advising the Mission Systems MPM on proposed changes.
  • Support the Software Baseline Manager with baseline tracking and oversight for the Mission Systems (Combat Systems (CS), Ship Systems Automation (SSA), Information Assurance (IA), C4I (includes EXCOMM)) in an integration role between government activities and industry partners. 
  • Provide Mission Systems contractor C5I-support team lead at each waterfront (San Diego, Mayport, Marinette, Mobile). 
  • Provide C4I Production and Test planning, execution, metrics and reports. 
  • Support Production Department Trial Card Management. 
  • Support inspections and tests to complete required Mission Systems certifications on each ship. 
  • Provide engineering, analysis, and technical studies support. 
  • Establish a Mission Systems war room.
  • Provide assistance in the Government's monitoring and analyzing of the development of multiple LCS Flights’ ship designs with industry and assist in performing technical evaluations by providing advice to the Government on risk areas, required changes, certification impacts, lifecycle impacts, or other systems engineering challenges.
 
Position Requirements

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a related field.
  • 10 years relevant experience supporting U.S. Navy Program Office(s)/Ships in C5I related engineering and testing.
  • DoD/Navy ACAT I Program experience 
  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience
  • Experience in/with Mission Systems Engineering relevant to a Navy ship program
  • US Citizenship is a prerequisite
  • An active Secret security clearance.

 

Strongly Desired:

  • Significant experience in U.S. Navy programs or operations.
  • Direct experience with the LCS program a real plus. 
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Naval Combat Systems Engineer  
Division The Columbia Group  
Req Number ENG-20-00021  
Location Washington, DC Client Site  
About the Organization We are a premier federal services company with a successful history of providing the United States Military, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Aviation Administration, and other departments / agencies of the federal government. We employ hundreds of professionals, providing client-focused solutions, across all armed forces, in multiple locations throughout the United States.  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected Veteran status.  

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