Manassas, VA

Undersea Acoustics Systems Engineer

Sonalysts, Inc. is seeking a systems engineer with critical thinking and effective communication skills to perform systems and software engineering functions for defense system development projects.  The successful candidate will be a key contributor to the development of mission-critical, military software applications across all phases of the software development lifecycle.

What you will be doing

Responsibilities include requirements analysis, development, and maintenance for new and existing system capabilities. Individual will interact with customer and subcontractor representatives on system requirements, design, documentation, and problem resolution. Additional responsibilities may include planning, scheduling, and budgeting systems engineering efforts as well as system testing.

The candidate should be a self-starter who is able to work independently and be involved in various life-cycle aspects of a program. A system engineering background as well as outstanding team building and customer interaction skills are required. Excellent organization and technical writing skills are essential. The applicant will be required to work closely with a software development team in a dynamic, fast paced environment.

Specific tasking will include travel for installation and operator training. The best candidates would be familiar with acoustic systems and hold detailed knowledge of SONAR fundamentals with the capability of providing systems training upon delivery to operators.

What’s in it for you

Becoming an integral part of an innovative, employee-owned company, which provides a full range of benefits including paid vacation time, tuition reimbursement program, health and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), and 401(k) plans.

Opportunity to challenge yourself (learn and grow) intellectually as technologies advance.

Working on challenging and innovative projects.

Required Qualifications

U.S. citizen, eligible for a Department of Defense security clearance.

Please verify U.S. citizenship in your resume or cover letter.  Submissions without a statement verifying U.S. citizenship will not be considered.

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field.

Systems Engineering experience

Desired Qualifications

DOORS requirements management tool experience

System test experience

SONAR/underwater acoustic domain experience

Qualified Instructor

Experience working within an Agile development model

Outstanding team building and communication skills

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)


Send resume to Sonalysts, Inc., 215 Parkway North, Waterford, CT 06385 or  Reply to Ad 8618.

Sonalysts, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, disability, or other basis protected by law.

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215 Parkway North, P.O. Box 280
Waterford, CT 06385

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