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.

Systems Engineer
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and, NavalSurface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) and their missions’ to enable research, development, testand evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleetengineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/17/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Control 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.  This position...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/15/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Control 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: 05/14/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Engineering Services Agent, LBES - Machinery Controls
The NSWCPD Machinery Control Systems (MCS) group (Code 552) is seeking a technician to support shipboard testing efforts in support of the DDG HM&E Mid-Life Upgrades Program. The candidate must have experience as an electrical technician, and the ability to troubleshoot control systems with the use of system documentation and electrical schematics. The...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/14/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Project Manager
Noblis MSD is seeking a Project Manager to lead technical projects for NSWCPD programs.  The project manager shall be responsible for:1. The facilitation and execution of technical projects to deliver quality products and services to NSWCPD and other Navy clients2. Provide task management to include requirements development, budgeting, scheduling,...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/10/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Configuration Manager
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: 05/10/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Business Systems Developer (MS Power Apps / Power BI)
Noblis MSD supports the U.S. Navy's mission to enable research, development, test and evaluation, systems integration, in-service and fleet engineering and readiness. We are actively seeking a Business Systems Developer with specialized experience using Microsoft Power Apps and Power BI to create high-level program management and financial analysis tools...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/05/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Team Lead Logistics Software Development
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: 05/17/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Program Analyst
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 seeking...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/01/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Mechanical 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 is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 05/02/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Mechanical 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: 04/25/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
SEP System Engineer (Electronic Charting and Navigation Data 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: 05/17/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Systems Engineer
Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and, NavalSurface Warfare Center (NSWCPD) and their missions’ to enable research, development, testand evaluation, acquisition, engineering, systems integration, in-service and fleetengineering with cybersecurity, comprehensive logistics, and life-cycle savings.Noblis MSD is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 04/22/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Computer Engineer/Modeler
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: 04/22/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Provisioning Specialist (Remote-All Level)
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: 05/14/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
PLC Developer (Software)
Noblis MSD is seeking an experienced PLC Software Developer to support a U.S. Navy program, working both independently and within a team of engineers on complex Naval engineering projects.The candidate's roles and responsibilities include: Designing and developing state of the art control systems for implementation onboard U.S. Navy ships.Design,...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 04/16/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Lab Manager for LPD Engineering Control Systems (Systems Admin)
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.  The Lab...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 04/15/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Program Manager - Navy
 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: 05/06/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Submarine 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: 05/06/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Submarine 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: 05/06/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Machinery Controls Tester
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 is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 02/28/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Software Developer
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 is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 02/28/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Mechanical 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 is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 03/12/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
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. The Systems...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 04/15/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Mechanical 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: 04/19/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Systems 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: 01/29/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Hardware/Software Developer
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: 01/17/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
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.  We are...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 03/18/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Project 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: 11/16/2023
Company: Noblis MSD
Senior Security Network Engineer
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 is...
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Updated: 04/04/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
Submarine HM&E 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: 04/04/2024
Company: Noblis MSD
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

Join an innovative science and technology company that has been ranked a “Top Workplace” consistently year after year.

Noblis employees love working here and our numerous wins for excellence in ethics and workplace culture are the proof. We have been consistently named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies.” We have been ranked on the Washington Post’s list of “Top Workplaces” every year since its inception in 2014. We have been named by Comparably as one of the “Best Places to Work in D.C.,” as a Top 50 company for “Best CEO,” “Best Engineering Teams,” “Happiest Employees,” “Best Work-Life Balance” and “Best CEO for Diversity.” See our comprehensive list of awards.

Our culture is driven by collaboration, science, technology and research. Innovation is a practice focus for all Noblis colleagues—whether working on client-funded problems or advancing capabilities via our internally funded research program. Learn more about the Noblis Sponsored Research program and our innovative R&D culture.

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

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