Electrical Engineer

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Job Code: 2020-002                                                                                                   
Location: St. Mary’s County, Lexington Park, MD

$5,000 Relocation Assistance Available                                                                                                               14 Days Paid Vacation

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus                                                                                                                                                           10 Paid Holidays

Very Competitive Salary


**Free Employee Healthcare**

Come join the SSI team in beautiful St. Mary’s County, Maryland.  Nestled just 60 miles outside our nation’s capital, St. Mary’s County sits on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay and is home to acres of scenic unspoiled woodlands, farmlands, and historic parks and landmarks.  Lighthouse tours, fishing charters and trips to Solomon’s Island for the freshest seafood will fill your weekends!  Enjoy the hospitality of southern Maryland and the tranquility of the tidewater, all while working at the cutting edge of electrical engineering aircraft technology supporting our nation’s aviation warfighters. 


SSI is seeking an Electrical Engineer with Aircraft Electrical Power System experience to join our team. This position is in the Legacy Electrical Power Systems Branch, of the Power and Energy Division, of the Propulsion and Power Engineering Department, Research and Engineering Group of the Naval Air Systems Command. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:




  • Defines electrical power system and interface requirements for weapon systems. Responsible for portions of the weapon system and electrical power system detail specifications pertaining to assigned system areas and their interface.

  • Evaluates design proposals received in response to formal competition, as well as unsolicited, for weapon systems, and weapons’ electrical power systems including the interface thereof, and submits formal evaluations and recommendations to the customer.

  • Manages and participates in the engineering effort involved in the research, design, development, test, and evaluation and production engineering of electrical power systems, as assigned, as well as the correction of service problems with Fleet systems. Manages engineering and test programs for assigned Fleet electrical power systems and equipment to ensure the highest level of readiness.

  • Evaluates ECPs (Engineering Change Proposals) for engineering, program, and financial practicality; as well as has the authority to recommend or to disapprove ECPs.

  • Prepares official correspondence and written briefings for management review.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology and 8+ years of professional experience of progressively more responsible work; or an advanced degree (MS) with 6+ years of professional experience.

  • Electrical Power Systems experience preferably related to aircraft and aircraft related systems however, electrical power experience in other fields such as utilities and transportation (e.g. locomotive, automotive, and shipboard) are acceptable.

  • Knowledge of concepts, principles and practices of engineering that enable service as an expert in design, development, test, evaluation and application of electrical power systems under the severe altitude, attitude, temperature, vibration, and shock conditions associated with airborne applications.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and eligible to obtain a DoD Secret clearance




  • Ability to execute and handle technically challenging aircraft electrical power system programs.

  • Ability to perform trade-offs between cost and capability.

  • Ability to develop, prepare, and present technical advice to higher program authority and to Integrated Program Team members.

SSI is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned and HUBZone small business that provides professional services including systems engineering, information systems integration, and technology management services.  SSI offers a generous array of benefits including: 100% Paid Premium on Employee Medical, Vision, Dental, and Prescription Drug Insurance Plans, 60% paid premium for dependents.  SSI provides Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, and Short-Term Disability benefits at no cost. SSI employees receive 24 paid days off in the first year on board.  We also provide Military Leave benefits, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, education assistance, Personal Technology Refresh and Employee Referral bonuses. Positions subject to Service Contract Act (SCA) have benefits provided as required by law. 

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