McKean Defense is now Noblis MSD.

Join our Philadelphia team.

Noblis MSD is a top workplace with a flexible environment and extensive portfolio of clients and contracts. We work alongside Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in support of their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics and life-cycle savings. We’re a mission-driven, collaborative team of engineers and technical experts who help ensure the readiness of naval platforms and project war-fighting capability. Ready to join us? Apply today.

navy engineers and personel working on ships

Our teams provide engineering services in a flexible and innovative environment.

Desired skills and experience includes:
  • Cybersecurity and RMF
  • Machinery control systems
  • Model-based systems engineering (MBSE)
  • Industrial control systems
  • Navigation and steering system experience
  • Shipyard availability oversight experience
  • Training and logistics experience
  • Shipboard systems
  • And more…
U.S. Navy experience in roles such as:
  • Departmental 3M assistant
  • Electrical/controls engineer
  • Engineering officer of the watch
  • Master training specialists
  • Program analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Quality assurance inspector
  • Ship systems engineer or technician
  • Software engineer
  • And more…

Join Us and Push the Boundaries of Innovation.

As part of Noblis MSD’s Philadelphia team, you will work with an innovative and collaborative team dedicated to solving some of the most complex naval challenges—whether you’re working on client-funded problems or developing next-generation solutions through our internally funded research program. Learn more about the Noblis Sponsored Research program and our innovative research and development culture at noblis.org/r-d.

Review our open positions and apply today.

Technical Writer/Analyst
 Noblis MSD is seeking Technical Writer / Analyst candidates to provide on-site programmatic and administrative support to Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia programs to directly support US Navy programs. Responsible for administrative support tasks including financial tasks, meeting support, technical documentation support, project control...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/29/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Management Assistant (MA)
 Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/29/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Information System Security Manager (ISSM)
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/27/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Program Analyst
Noblis MSD supports the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD) in their mission to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/30/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Team Manager
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/23/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Team Manager
Noblis MSD provides essential support to the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD) in their mission to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/22/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Certification Specialist
  Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) and their missions’ to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings. We are...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/20/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Training Project Manager
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/20/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Electrician's Mate - Training Specialist
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/20/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Team Manager Machinery Control Systems
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/26/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Team Manager
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/22/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Program Analyst
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/30/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Program Manager - Navy
Noblis MSD is seeking an Engineering Manager to lead U.S. Navy projects and personnel. Responsibilities include personnel management and project coordination. Personnel Management duties include performance management, professional development, hiring, and timesheet/expense approval. Project coordination duties include requirements/scope development,...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/01/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Java Developer
Noblis MSD is looking to hire a Java Software Engineer / Developer candidate to contribute to a rewarding program in support of the U.S. Navy. The Java Software Engineer will integrate with a Government team developing software for Hull, Mechanical, & Electrical (HM&E) systems aboard US Navy vessels.The candidate will: Read / write / debug Java software...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/27/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Senior Software Engineer
Noblis + Mikros Systems (www.noblis.org/mikros) specializes in providing advanced maintenance and monitoring solutions for Navy Combat Systems.  We are headquartered in Fort Washington, PA, have a production facility in Largo, FL, and a customer support office in Ventura, CA.  We have a multi-disciplinary team of systems engineers, mechanical...
Location: Ft. Washington - PA
Updated: 05/31/2022
Company: Mikros Systems Corporation
Computer Engineer (Control Systems)
 Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/24/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Software Engineer
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/24/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Thermal Engineer
 Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/03/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Team Manager Navigation and Ship Control
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/28/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Jr. Electrical/Computer Engineer
Noblis MSD is seeking an Electrical and/or Computer Engineer (2+ years experience) with a strong background in Object Oriented Programming primarily in Java, experience with LabVIEW, and familiarity with electronic hardware system design and troubleshooting. The main function of the candidate will be lifecycle support of new and existing test tools at...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/20/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Electrical Engineer (Ship Steering Systems)
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/10/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
(MATLAB/Simulink Programming) Software Engineer
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/10/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Senior Systems Engineer (Ship Steering Systems)
 Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/10/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE)
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.   Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/10/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Electrical Technician (Submarine HM&E)
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/10/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
JIRA / Project Coordinator - Engineering
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/10/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Sr. Systems Engineer (PLC-based Controls)
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  We are seeking...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/10/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Systems Engineer (HM&E Control Systems)
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/10/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Systems Development Engineer – Hardware/Software Integration
Noblis + Mikros Systems is seeking a well-rounded engineer.  You will support the complete product development and sustainment of advanced system monitoring solutions for U.S. Navy shipboard systems. The primary responsibilities will include:Participating in the full software and system development life cycle including requirements analysis, design,...
Location: Ft. Washington - PA
Updated: 05/10/2022
Company: Mikros Systems Corporation
Electrical/Computer Engineer
Noblis MSD is seeking an Electrical and/or Computer Engineer (5+ years experience) with a strong background in Object Oriented Programming primarily in Java, experience with LabVIEW, and familiarity with electronic hardware system design and troubleshooting. The main function of the candidate will be lifecycle support of new and existing test tools at...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/02/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Systems Engineer (MBSE Modeler)
Noblis MSD is seeking a Systems Modeler to support the development and integration of systems engineering models for U.S. Navy programs. The candidate will:Virtualize environments to develop data models that capture data flow between shipboard equipment/devices and subsystems for the purpose of performing threat/vulnerability analysis and...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/10/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Computer Engineer
Noblis MSD is seeking Computer Engineers to support U.S. Navy ship system development. Responsibilities include: - Provide software development lifecycle support for Navy ship programs- Develop and/or modify computer code using languages such as C/C++, C#, Java, and/or Python- Develop software for embedded systems- Develop and/or modify network...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/10/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Senior Certified Boiler Inspector
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) in their missions to enable research, development, test and evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.  Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 06/20/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Program Analyst
Nobis MSD is seeking a Program Analyst to support U.S. Navy programs. The selected candidate will contribute to all aspects of programmatic support including but not limited to tracking, planning, requirements, configuration, integration, documentation, recording, and unification of efforts. Duties and Responsibilities to include the following:Interface...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/10/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Project Management Consultant - Integrated Master Scheduling
Noblis MSD is seeking a Project Manager candidate to support project planning, integrated master scheduling, cost estimating, resource management, and risk analysis for complex U.S. Navy programs.Provide project management support to ensure that project technical planning and requirements includes all work required to complete projects successfullyCreate...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/10/2022
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Noblis MSD logo with tagline mission solutions for defense

Noblis MSD, a Noblis subsidiary, is a recognized market leader in U.S. Navy network design, operational readiness, system modernization, lifecycle sustainment and system integration. As a system developer through lifecycle maintenance, Noblis MSD provides engineering, enterprise transformation and program management, to help clients design solutions for operations and maintenance. We identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, implement cyber and advanced information technology systems and develop strategies to support the Warfighter. Noblis MSD leverages the depth and breadth of the entire Noblis family of companies to deliver advanced capabilities to our clients. Learn more at noblismsd.com >

“We take care of our employees and make sure they know they are valued. They are the reason we succeed in our goal to deliver the best to our clients. We hire and retain top talent and are committed to continued professional growth and development. When you join Noblis, you will do work that truly matters.”

Glenn Hickok, president of Noblis MSD and vice president of the Noblis defense mission area

An Innovative Science, Technology and Engineering Company and “Top Workplace.”

Noblis is honored to have one of the highest employee retention rates in our industry and to receive multiple workplace and ethics awards. See our comprehensive list of awards here.
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  • Best Engineering Teams
  • Best Work-Life Balance
  • Happiest Employees
  • #1 Best Place to Work in D.C.
  • Top 50 companies for Best CEO
  • World’s Most Ethical Companies

Noblis MSD is more than a job, it’s a mission. You’ll work with some of the brightest, most collaborative and driven individuals who perform work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis offers mobility, flexibility, work-life balance and competitive benefits.

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