ENGINEER SYSTEMS TEST 4

Job Description

Newport News Shipbuilding has an opportunity for a Systems Test Engineer 4 to join their team! Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Direct, manage, satisfactory conduct, complete and certify all HM&E Submarine Fleet Support Tests, pier side, and at-sea testing
  • Communicate with both internal and external customers including Waterfront Construction management, Design Engineering, Test Engineering, SUPSHIP, NAVSEA, and Ship's Force
  • Write technical reports and perform final engineering reviews of test procedures


Synthesizes customer contractual needs and requirements into system test solutions that acknowledges technical, schedule and cost constraints. Develops and directs preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for completing systems. Coordinates integrated testing activities. Reviews and evaluates test requirements to insure completeness of test program. Performs technical analysis of complete systems and prepares comprehensive system level evaluations.

Basic Qualifications

9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.- Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelors Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be able to go on sea trials
  • In-depth technical and operational knowledge of submarines
  • HM&E Test Experience as a CTE, ACTE or design experience with HM&E submarine systems
  • Good leadership skills and project management experience
  • Excellent writing skills


Req ID:8051

Department: E25 TEST ENGINEERING

Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265)

Travel Required:Yes, 10%-25% of the time

Shift:1st

Relocation:No relocation assistance available

Education:Bachelor's Degree

Virtual/Telework Opportunity:No-Teleworking is not available for this position

US Citizenship Required for this Position:Yes

Clearance Type:Yes - Interim Clearance Required To Start

Who We Are - About HII

EEO Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

As a condition of employment with Newport News Shipbuilding, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or fit within an exemption under the law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment.