Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division

Signatures Department Job Opportunities

The Signatures Department at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD) assures that surface ships, submarines, and other navy vehicles have signature characteristics which will ensure their operational superiority over other navies.  NSWCCD is a full-spectrum research and development center with expertise that spans multiple science and engineering disciplines. Signatures Department scientists and engineers serve as the primary R&D, test, and evaluation team for the Navy’s ships, submarines, and unmanned vehicles.  Much of the work in the Signatures Department includes hands-on testing, data analysis, computational development and simulation, design evaluation, and working directly with the Fleet.

The Signatures Department has job opportunities for individuals with Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and/or Doctoral degrees in the following disciplines:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Physics

The individual engineer or scientist often works in multi-discipline teams typically engaged in one or more of the following activities: basic and applied research; prototype development; exploratory design & concept studies; engineering design; production design; manufacturing process & technology; assessments of system performance; total ownership costs analysis; new technology evaluation & integration; model testing; experimentation & other engineering testing; full scale trials and testing; and support of Navy acquisition programs through all phases of technology development.

Contact:  Marylou McNamara, marylou.mcnamara(at), or 301-227-1629

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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