Over 1 Million Paying Vacancies Available. Discover Your Dream Vacancy with Us!

Are you looking for a ENGINEER OR SCIENTIST? We suggest you consider a direct vacancy at Naval Sea Systems Command in Naval Base Newport. The page displays the terms, salary level, and employer contacts Naval Sea Systems Command person


Salary: $81 963 - 151 870 per year
Published at: May 15 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Per 5 CFR 335.103(c)(3)(v), this is a non-competitive reassignment opportunity open to those qualified who hold (or have held) a position equivalent to (or higher than) an ND-4 (GS-12/13 equivalent) on a permanent basis in the competitive service. You will serve as a ENGINEER or SCIENTIST in the Systems Assessment Branch of the USW Weapons, Vehicles, and Defensive Systems Department, Naval Naval Base Newport, RI NAVUNSEAWARCENDIV NEWPORT RI.


You will serve as senior Engineer or Scientist, performing and coordinating International Programs/Foreign Military Sales (FMS) tasking in support of the Systems Assessment Branch. You will plan or execute assigned Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases including, administrative, financial business, technical tasking and the development of integrated Master Schedules (IMS). You will develop integrated Master Schedules (IMS) to identify the critical path, manage Foreign Military Sales milestones, and deliverables. You will provide subject matter engineering and scientific expertise on heavyweight and lightweight torpedo to support the testing and equipment production and/or acquisition for Intermediate Maintenance activities. You will act as a liaison to resolve technical and process issues impacting torpedo quality or IMA throughput for Foreign Military Sales partners, and provide reviews of processes to make recommendations. You will require knowledge of complex weapons systems including torpedoes and targets, test equipment, and logistics support. You will provide technical leadership and direction to a group of engineers, scientists, and support staff for tasking relating to United States and Foreign Military Sales partners.


  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final Secret security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). Certification in the Acquisition Functional Area and category assigned to the position is required within established category timeframes.
  • The 1550 is a Cyberspace Workforce position, work role code 632 Systems Developer, proficiency level Intermediate; incumbent required to obtain and maintain qualifications in DoDM 8140.03 Cyber Workforce Qualification and Dept. of Navy policies.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • This is a Non-Key Security Cooperation Workforce (SCW) position and requires a DoD SCW Certification. Selectee must obtain and maintain certification within prescribed timeframes. SCW level required: Practitioner Certification Level.


This is an interdisciplinary position and may be filled by a Mechanical Engineer (0830-series), a Computer Engineer (0854-series), an Electronics Engineer (0855-series), a Mathematician (1520-series), or a Computer Scientist (1550-series), depending upon the qualifications of the candidate. Applicants in positions with occupational series other than those listed (0830, 0854, 0855, 1520 and 1550) may apply; however, you must apply directly to the series listed in this vacancy that is most applicable to your qualifications. In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the ND-3 pay band (GS-9 through GS-11 equivalency) in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: As a professional Engineer or Scientist: applying a wide range of theories, concepts, principles, standards, and methods of engineering to test or evaluate systems performance or review software requirements for the support of production efforts related to complex combat weapons systems. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series AND Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) by Series: For the Professional Engineering 08XX Series positions: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdf For the 1520 Mathematics Series position: Mathematics Series 1520 (opm.gov) For the 1550 Series Position: Computer Science Series 1550 (opm.gov) Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


Applicants must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:

Professional Engineering Series (08XX) -
Successful completion of a professional engineering degree. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree (or higher) in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET); or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.


Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g., State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration For more information about EI and EIT registration requirements, please visit the National Society of Professional Engineers website at: http://www.nspe.org


Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination or any other written test required for professional registration by an engineering licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico The FE examination is not administered by the U. S. Office of Personnel Management. For more information, please visit: http://www.nspe.org/Licensure/HowtoGetLicensed/index.html.


Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements under paragraph A (above). The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program as described in paragraph A (above)


Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field, e.g., engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a bachelor's degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least one year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily, there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g., in interdisciplinary positions.

1520-Mathematics Series: A bachelor's or higher degree in mathematics; or a combination of education and experience - courses equivalent to a major in mathematics (including at least 24 semester hours in mathematics), plus appropriate experience or additional education. The total coursework described above must have included differential and integral calculus and, in addition, four advanced mathematics courses requiring calculus or equivalent mathematics courses as a prerequisite;

1550-Computer Science Series: A bachelor's or higher degree in computer science; or a bachelor's or higher degree with at least 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science. At least 15 of these 30 semester hours must have been in a combination of statistics and mathematics that included differential and integral calculus.


  • Address NAVUNSEAWARCENDIV NEWPORT RI 1176 Howell Street Newport, RI 02841-1708 US
  • Name: Department of Navy EIC
  • Email: [email protected]


Similar vacancies

$186 735 - 204 000

You will conceive designs, develop and implement advanced weapons and defensive systems for application aboard submarines, naval surface platforms and unmanned systems. ...

$177 109 - 195 000

You will ensure all levels of leadership are kept apprised of the status of all efforts regarding all Subsea and Seabed Warfare (SSW) projects. You will se...

$116 820 - 151 870

You will prepare and negotiate architect and engineering (A/E) service contracts. You will develop HVAC and plumbing design drawings and specifications. ...

$116 820 - 191 900

You will apply analytic concepts, principals, and methods in the conduct of in-depth studies and analyses (such as end-to-end platform mission assessments, and system requirements development for a va...

MANAGER Jan 02 2024
$116 820 - 191 900

You will serve as a Deputy Department Head and be responsible for the administrative and technical management of a large work force, consisting mainly of engineering and technical employees and subord...