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.

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: 01/22/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Senior Electronic/Systems Engineer
  Noblis MSD is seeking an Electrical Engineering candidate with advanced education (MS, PhD) to support various hull, mechanical and electrical systems (HM&E), and research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) programs for the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division.  Candidate duties will include the following:Provide electrical...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
3D Animator
 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: 01/25/2023
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: 01/19/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Graphic Designer
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: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Project Control Analyst
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.  Noblis MSD...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Team Manager
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: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Chemical Biological Defense Decontamination Sys & Equip Engineer
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. Actively...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/13/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Program Manager/Scheduler
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: 01/10/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Engineering / Testing
Noblis MSD is a Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation and Program Management business. Our engineers, developers, technical staff, programmers, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, and develop strategies to support the...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Software Engineer Real-Time Operating System (RTOS)
Noblis MSD is seeking a Software Engineer with VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS) experience. You will support the development, maintenance and delivery of Machinery Control Systems (MCS) software for U.S. Navy ships. You will work with Software and Systems Engineers who are Navy civilian employees, Contractors and OEMs (Original Equipment...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Java Developer
Noblis MSD is seeking a Java Software Engineer / Java Developer to contribute to a challenging and rewarding program developing controls systems in support of the U.S. Navy.   While Developers are expected to work on site we are willing to support a hybrid work schedule.  In this position you will: Develop control software for Hull, Mechanical, &...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Controls Engineer (PLC experience)
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. Noblis MSD...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Junior Engineer (Navy Test Lab Support)
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. Noblis MSD...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Controls Engineer
 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. Noblis MSD...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/24/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Systems Engineer
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. Noblis MSD...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/25/2023
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: 01/25/2023
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) 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. Nobis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/06/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Electrical 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: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Technical Writer
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.  Currently...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/25/2023
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) 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.  Currently...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Machinery Controls 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: 01/24/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Network Engineer
 Noblis MSD has an immediate opening in Philadelphia, PA to provide Network Engineering to Government and US. Navy personnel associated with the technical aspects of information systems.  Plans, designs, develops, and implements network engineering plans and wide-scale networks for clients.  Monitors all activities of the network facilities and...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Provisioning 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: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Systems Administrator
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: 01/06/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Program Analyst/Scheduler
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: 01/12/2023
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) 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.  Noblis...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/06/2023
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) 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: 01/06/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Nuclear Submarine Engineer
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. Noblis MSD...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/19/2023
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: 01/06/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Systems Engineer (Ship Steering Systems)
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: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Program Analyst/Scheduler
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: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Systems Engineer - MBSE
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. Noblis MSD...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/06/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Non-Destructive Testing Engineer
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.  Noblis MSD...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/06/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Lead Software Engineer
 Noblis provides advanced maintenance and monitoring solutions for Navy Combat Systems.  This exciting work is headquartered in Fort Washington, PA. We also 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 engineers, electrical engineers, and...
Location: Ft. Washington - PA
Updated: 01/18/2023
Company: Noblis
Program Analyst
Responsibilities: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...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Manager Engineering/Technical Team
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelpha (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 sustainment. ...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/17/2023
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: 01/06/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Electrical Engineer - Power Systems
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.  Actively...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/25/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Systems Engineer
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: 01/06/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Systems Engineer – 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: 01/06/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Systems Administrator
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.  Actively...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/13/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Systems Administrator
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.  Actively...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/13/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
Engineer, Electrical/Electronics II
 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.  Actively...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/06/2023
Company: Noblis MSD, LLC
2023 Summer Intern (Philadelphia, PA)
Noblis is looking for technical interns for our 2023 Summer Internship Program! Our 2023 Program will be held in a remote and/or hybrid work environment. ? Learn, Network, and Contribute A summer at Noblis is a summer well spent. If you are a student who is looking for good pay, valuable real-world experience, and the opportunity to grow, we...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 01/06/2023
Company: Noblis
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.
  • Illustration of workplace and ethics awards on a shelfWashington Post Top Workplace since 2014
  • 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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