Principal Engineer (Contingent)

    • Job Tracking ID: KDRSS-314220
    • Job Location: Dahlgren, VA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 12/10/2020
    • Years of Experience: 15+
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Job Description

Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services is currently seeking a Principal Engineer to support the NSWCDD High Powered Radio Frequency (HPRF) program and:

  • Develop, design, integrate and test Directed Energy DE systems for the U.S. Navy and Joint Warfare Applications.
  • Plan, direct, coordinate and control all engineering activities for the technical activities associated with engineering support contracts.
  • Direct efforts to solve technical problems that arise from the development and design of various DE systems.
  • Produce technical reports on findings.
  • Report critical finds to military and DoD civilian leadership.
  • Transition replacement personnel per SOP.

Experience and Skills

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience on U.S. Navy and Joint HPRF research and development programs.
  • Ten (10) years of experience related to specific technology areas of this task order, including HPRF systems, Pulsed Power, High Voltage and Prime Power systems, HPRF sources, Radio Frequency (RF) systems, electromagnetic pulse, Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and Electromagnetic Effects, prototyping and modeling and simulation.
  • Intimate familiarity with lab processes and work flow.

Education & Experience:

  • Master’s Degree MS in Electrical Engineering.
  • Fifteen (15) years professional technical experience developing, designing, integrating and testing Directed Energy (DE) systems for U.S. Navy and Joint Warfare applications.
  • Ten (10) years of experience in planning, technically directing, coordinating, and controlling all engineering activities for the technical activities associated with engineering support contracts.
  • Ten (10) years engineering expertise in solving technical problems that arise from the development and design of various DE systems.
  • Active DoD Secret clearance.
  • U.S. Citizen.