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Naval Architect, Senior

Company: THOR Solutions, LLC
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

THOR Solutions is actively seeking a highly motivated Senior Naval Architect to provide support to the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Divison at the NSWC headquarters in West Bethesda, MD. The naval architect will provide engineering and integration services in Open System Architecture for customers such as PEO Unmanned and Small Combatants, Naval Sea Systems Command Surface Ship Design and Development Directorate, and the Office of Naval Research.

The candidate's responsibilities may include (but are not limited to) performing or supporting the following actions:

  • Support the HM&E Open System Architecture (OSA) Development including performing conceptual studies for platform modular open systems, system engineering efforts associated with the OSA development process, and conduct HM&E platform and mission system integration impact studies.
  • Perform Requirements Traceability Support identifying and tracking requirements for HM&E OSA applications and provide comments to various platform acquisitions program offices.
  • Provide technical expertise to perform quality assurance on OSA Implementations to the HM&E Architecture Design Verification and Validation. This may include reviewing HM&E OSA drawings and mission systems.
  • Provide support to on site testing and provide information to the onsite test procedures.
    Citizenship Requirements
    • Due to the requirements of the federal contract that this position supports, U.S. citizenship is required. Citizenship will be confirmed via I-9/E-Verify at the start of employment.
      Security Clearance Requirements
      • Must already possess a SECRET security clearance, and maintain it for the duration of employment.
        Required Education, Skills, Knowledge, And Abilities
        • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline, including Aerospace, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Marine, or Naval Architecture from an ABET accredited university or college. Master's degree in Engineering or Naval Architecture preferred.
        • Ten (10) years of recent, relevant experience applying the principles of naval architecture to projects relating to the Navy, Coast Guard, or Military Sealift Command. Experience should include:
          • Using relevant applications of HM&E open systems architecture to apply mechanical/marine technology to support platform development programs.
          • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills within DOD or Navy.
          • Ability to conduct independent analysis and assessment studies on government platforms/systems.
          • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
            Travel Requirements
            • Approximately 10% or less travel is anticipated for this position.
              Typical Physical Activity
              • This position's essential functions typically include (but are not limited to): balancing, typing, hearing, reaching, repetitive motion, sitting, standing, talking, vision, and walking.
                THOR Solutions, LLC is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. THOR considers all qualified applicants for employment, without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

                Please be aware that many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens.

                Founded in 2009, THOR Solutions, LLC (THOR) is a rapidly growing Center for Veteran's Excellence (CVE) verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing mission critical support across the Department of Defense, federal civilian agencies and commercial maritime industry, worldwide. THOR provides innovative and tailored expertise in multidisciplinary engineering, project and program management, business and financial management, technical support, integrated logistics support, training support, fleet support, corporate operations support, assessments and studies. THOR is privileged to deliver service solutions to the nation's most complex military, public sector and industry challenges.

                THOR is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. THOR considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. THOR complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

                THOR is proud to be a Veteran-Friendly Employer. THOR does not discriminate against a qualified applicant because of their status as a protected veteran, or their relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members.

                If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part the employment selection process, please contact us at

                If you would like to view a copy of THOR's affirmative action plan, please email

Keywords: THOR Solutions, LLC, Bethesda , Naval Architect, Senior, Professions , Bethesda, Maryland

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