Network Systems Engineer

Posted: 10/11/2021

Rite-Solutions, a growing and innovative CMMI Level 3 software and systems engineering company, is seeking skilled and motivated candidates for a Network Systems Engineer. The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport (NUWCDIVNPT), Code 25, is the Submarine CANES Central Design Authority (CDA) and the Submarine Local Area Network (SubLAN) program Technical Development Authority (TDA), providing technical, engineering, and administrative services in the development, engineering, subsystem integration, platform integration, installation, modernization, maintenance, configuration management, and documentation for the CANES and SubLAN system activities and associated programs. The program spans the full range of Systems Engineering functions, including requirements, design, development, test, platform integration engineering, configuration management, installation and in-service engineering support. This position is in Middletown, RI.

Program Duties and Responsibilities:

The program is a production/modernization/sustainment program that involves the following activities (and more):

  • Tailoring /configuring software into a product viable for submarines and developing the associated load plans and procedures
  • Developing GFI packages appropriate to support the development of ShipALTs, HW and software alterations to SubLAN/CANES.
  • Conducting testing of SubLAN/CANES baseline systems and software, as well as interfacing subsystems and applications such as Non-Propulsion Electronic Systems (NPES) resident on submarines, including Combat Systems, Tomahawk Weapons Systems, Radio Room, Global Command and Control Systems-Maritime (GCCS-M), and Naval Reactors.
  • Clear documentation of all test activities, procedures, observations and interactions involved in the testing is critical.
  • Building SubLAN/CANES installation packages (boat specific software configurations) and supporting onboard installations. During an onboard installation the team works closely with Ship's Force personnel to train them on the successful administration of the network.
  • Responsibilities during installations include running hardware and software checks, migrating data from legacy systems onto the new CANES system, managing and coordinating the schedules of connecting subsystems, providing on the job training to LAN administrators and running verification tests on the new system.


  • BS in Engineering or equivalent years of applicable on-the-job experience depending on level.
  • Candidate must be willing to travel approximately 10% of the time to US Navy submarine bases to perform installations and be able to maintain an active DoD Security clearance.
  • Generation of test plans and process documentation.
  • Working knowledge and experience in Microsoft Operating Systems and networks including local and wide area networking.
  • Ability to demonstrate good troubleshooting, oral and written communication skills along with the ability to follow detailed procedures.
  • Willing to work in a fast-paced production environment and travel to submarine ports/shipyards for up to 2-3 weeks in length.
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following is desired: Microsoft Exchange 2016, Virtualization, Crystal Servers, CISCIO switches, Active Directory, ISE (Identity Services Engine), VEEAM Backup Solutions, Firewalls, SCOM, and SCCM.
  • Position requires U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance
  • COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with Rite-Solutions' vaccination policy. All Rite-Solutions employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirements by contacting and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. If customer site vaccination requirements are more strict they will take precedence over Rite-Solutions' vaccination policy.

Desired Skills:

  • Test event implementation and subsystem coordination.
  • Understanding of or prior experience working with submarine networks supporting onboard software installations.
  • Familiarity with NUWC Division Newport and working in a lab environment.
  • Good troubleshooting and communication skills.
  • Sonar and BYG functional knowledge.
  • Fire Control
  • Working in Shipyards
  • PMS Cards
  • Information Technology
  • Intrusion Prevention Software

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