CWL Mid to Senior Level Systems Engineer - Manassas, VA

QSI has an opening for a Mid to Senior Level Systems Engineer in Manassas, Virginia. The selected candidate will join a highly talented team responsible for developing the state of the art Common Weapon Launcher (CWL) for both the U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy submarine forces. The team is responsible for the system engineering and functional design of the system under development, addressing topics such as payload integration, weapon launch interlocks, message exchanges, user interfaces, and cybersecurity. As a member of the system engineering team, the candidate will help ensure functional and technical specifications and standards are complete and accurate, delivered as required to support customer review and approval, to support system development and test.

While this position will mostly have regular business hours, some compensated overtime hours and travel will be required.

Manassas, VA
Level/Salary Range
Mid to Senior/Negotiable
HR Contact
Cindy Seidel
Security Clearance Required
Secret Eligible
Position Type
Full Time

Successful Candidate will:

  • Coordinate with other contractor and Navy activities for any potential requirements changes that could impact the CWL design, or are being considered as a future capability
  • Assist in the development of new system engineering documentation
  • Participate in various technical and program meetings on a weekly basis
  • Support the Development, Test, Safety and Logistics teams for any questions of issues associated with CWL requirements development
  • Communicate project/program issues to management, as necessary
  • Review various weapon/payload interface design specifications
  • Support various weapon/payload coordination and demo events
  • Provide updates to existing weapon/payload interface design specifications as part of integrating various proposed changes to the interface with CWL
  • Attend various technical working groups as required for interfaces, subsystems and component reviews associated with the CWL program or with those programs that interface to the CWL
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with computer system architectures, cybersecurity, Linux or embedded operating systems are desired
  • Experience with weapon systems is desired
  • US Navy submarine experience is a plus
Education / Experience Required
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Systems Engineering