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Senior Logistics Engineer


Washington, DC, US, 20003 Columbia, MD, US, 21046 Lemont Furnace, PA, US, 15456 Hauppauge, NY, US, 11788

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC, a joint venture between Leonardo DRS and Thales USA, is a technical leader in the fields of sonar systems, sonar signal processing, acoustic training systems, and open architecture system and software integration. The venture focuses on emerging areas in the undersea warfare domain where the customer has identified mission-critical needs. For additional information about Advanced Acoustic Concepts, please visit our website at: http://www.aaccorp.com.


Job Title: Senior Logistics Engineer


Job Location: Lemont Furnace, PA, Columbia, MD or Washington, D.C.


AAC is seeking a mid-level Logistics Engineer with 5-10 years’ experience in supporting large scale programs for the Navy, including program initiation, acquisition and transitioning to lifecycle.

Position Summary
Responsible for analyzing system specifications, technical data, and drawings to determine acquisition, installation, and sustainment requirements to support development of installation, operations, and maintenance products. Coordinate with diverse group of engineers and technical SME’s across multiple disciplines within the DoD enterprise. Desired candidate will have practical experience with acquisition logistics, Alteration Installation Team (AIT) requirements and policies, and Navy modernization. Position requires critical analysis and strong writing skills and the ability to complete activities on time and budget. Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems, or subsystems. Experience with Linux a plus.

Primary and Essential Accountabilities

  • Involved with the analysis of projects/contracts to determine logistics requirements
  • Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems, and services
  • Analyze system/subsystem maintenance requirements at O/I/D levels
  • Conduct hardware reliability analysis and sparing calculations based on varied inputs and time distributions
  • Synthesize customer specifications, requirements, analysis results to develop installation and test procedures required for system installation
  • Support acquisition of hardware and software (or subcontractor services as needed)
  • Conduct component analyses for performance, operations, maintenance, installation, and demilitarization
  • Responsible for leading group of engineers on technical activity and completion on time and budget
  • Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems, or subsystems
  • Provide technical knowledge and assistance to other engineers and support personnel
  • May use computer-aided engineering or other design/analysis software in the performance of assignments
  • Evaluate program design to cost and design for manufacture requirements and develop design influence recommendations to enhance operational availability and achieve efficiencies
  • Develop product support plans for major programs to enhance sustainability of fielded systems
  • Provide budget, cost, and schedule input for design assignments
  • Develop COA’s to retire key project risks
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and the customer as required
  • Participate in preparation of proposals
  • Lead and direct the work of others as assigned
  • Support, communicate, reinforce, and defend the mission, values, and culture of the organization

Secondary Accountabilities

  • Attend appropriate engineering, customer, or business meetings
  • Lead less-experienced engineers

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant/applicable experience in DoD acquisition logistics
  • Fluency in technologies and application domain
  • Ability to lead a technical group independently
  • System Documentation generation experience
  • Technical writing

Additional Desirable Qualifications, Skills, and Knowledge

  • Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System & Level of Repair Analysis experience
  • Concept of Operations (CONOPS) Generation
  • Mechanical integration experience
  • Winch and handling systems experience
  • Navy INCO/SHIPALT – Navy Installation and Ship Alteration experience
  • Acquisition Logistics Support experience
  • Navy LMET, STS/STG/DS Level II Maintenance, SIMO experience

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting (up to 20 lbs.): up to 25% of time
  • Walking: up to 25% of time
  • Climbing, Bending, Standing, Stooping: up to 10% of time
  • Sitting: up to 75% of time
  • Travel: up to 20% of time


AAC works on a 9/80 compressed work schedule whereby employees work 80 hours in 2 weeks with every other Friday off.

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #MCSS

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC