AN/SQQ-89(V)15 Sonar Technician - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

United States

Provide technical support to the Navy's In-Service Engineering Agent for the AN/SQQ-89 and/or Surface Sonar Systems including troubleshooting, repair, preventative and corrective maintenance. Recognize and interpret normal, casualty, and reduced system capability operations. Tests and repairs or replaces electrical/electronic components and parts; localizes equipment malfunctions to system, subsystem, circuits, or parts. Perform AN/SQQ-89 and/or Software installations. Provide technical support for VME/UNIX based systems. Conduct analyses of associated equipment failures for warranty issues and/or failure mode trend assessment.





GENERAL EXPERIENCE: A minimum of four (4) years of full-time hands-on experience within the last 10 years in installation, troubleshooting, repairing, and testing of Combat or ASW systems and equipment including any one major shipboard system / equipment.  Four years of professional experience performing engineering support services such as engineering change installations, technical assists, systems certifications, material inspections, INSURV, and/or system installation. 


SPECIALIZE EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three (3) years within the last 5 years in applying advanced technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems that typically cannot be solved solely by referencing manufacturers' manuals or similar documents. Examples of such problems include determining the location and density of circuitry, evaluating electromagnetic radiation, isolating malfunctions, and incorporating engineering changes. The candidate must be able to exercise independent judgement in performing such tasks as analyzing electronic circuits, calculating waveforms, and tracing relationships in signal flow.  Uses complex test instruments such as oscilloscopes, high frequency pulse generators, frequency synthesizers, and computer controlled equipment.  The candidate must possess a detailed expertise of the system/equipment being serviced and experience must be associated with the design, test installation, modification, repair, and/or logistic support in AN/SQQ-89(V) or similar combat systems equipment.


Requires NEC:  0522


Must have a current Secret Clearance.  Able to climb ladders onboard Navy ships and lift 50 lbs. Be Proficient in MS Office products, Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, etc.


For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


Associates Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.