- Communication Skills
- Software Testing
- Microsoft Office
The GBS Group, an engineering services and consulting firm, is seeking an Engineer I to join our Philadelphia Engineering Office. The GBS Group designs and delivers high technology services and solutions to most advanced naval and maritime ships, as well as to special purpose platforms and assets. Our office is located at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, which is a dynamic urban development, offering the Philadelphia region a unique and centrally-located waterfront business campus committed to smart energy innovation and sustainability. The Navy Yard has over 20 acres of parks, one mile of waterfront trail and is located less than one-half mile from the Wells Fargo Center, Lincoln Financial Field, Citizens Bank Park, as well as the retail/entertainment center Xfinity Live!.
Entry-level engineer with ability to apply a strong work ethic to supporting the development of software and/or control systems. Duties include the design/development of drawings and database information to create software deliveries that are accurate and specifically tailored to unique US Navy ships. The successful candidate must be able to work independently to review and update new engineering drawings for an existing program, record changes to the drawings, and coordinate work with others.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to
Work well in a team, as well as independently
Makes recommendations for improvements or modifications to correct problems
Review ship/system drawings to identify differences for the purpose of generating a digital replication of the ship and/or ship’s systems
Implement changes to reflect correct system configuration using Inkscape and spreadsheet software
Participate in software testing, both in a lab environment and shipboard
Assist with installation and configuration of various operating systems, software, and hardware and provide troubleshooting of those items
Maintain current knowledge of engineering practices
Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned
Anticipate travel to be up to 25%, varying throughout the year
Candidates must possess the following professional experience and qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related STEM field
Required knowledge of Windows 10 and Microsoft Office
Preferred knowledge of Linux (Red Hat and/or CentOS)
Ability to demonstrate effective teamwork experience and communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to understand engineering drawings/schematics, follow development processes, and communicate issues
Reasonable problem solving ability
Attention to detail and meticulous logging of testing, troubleshooting steps, and findings
The GBS Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We pledge equal access to employment, facilities, and programs, regardless of race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or familial status, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.