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Most of our positions must be filled quickly, and we may not get an opportunity to post them on this web site. When a position becomes available, our resume database is our first source for our recruitment efforts. For this reason, we encourage you to submit your resume, even though you may not see a requirement on our web site. Each resume is documented and reviewed thoroughly for positions in the company for which you may be qualified. Your resume is then forwarded to department heads for consideration when openings occur.

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The nature of our work requires U.S. Citizenship, and eligibility for a security clearance is required for most of our positions.

To apply at McLaughlin Research Corp click on a job title from our current openings and apply online.

Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal Law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Any individual who needs special assistance in applying for a position with McLaughlin Research Corporation should e-mail the Human Resource Department at or call 401-849-4010 x225.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

McLaughlin Research Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, and train for all positions without regard to age, race, creed, religion, national origin, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, pregnancy, minorities, genetic information, status as a person with a disability, amnesty or status as a protected veteran, and to base all such decisions upon the individual’s qualifications and ability to perform the work assigned, consistent with contractual requirements and all federal, state and, local laws.

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Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click here to learn more.

Applicant Drug Testing Statement:

McLaughlin Research Corporation (MRC) is committed to providing a safe working environment for our employees, and providing our customers with the highest quality of products and services possible. Substance abuse can seriously endanger employee safety and impact the quality of our products and services.

Within the limits of applicable federal, state or local laws, McLaughlin Research Corporation reserves the right to examine and screen/test for the presence of drugs and/or alcohol. All offers of employment will be contingent on a negative drug test result. A positive test result, refusal to test (including an adulterated or substituted test result), or failure to appear for testing as directed or at the scheduled time will result in withdrawal of the conditional job offer.

Current Listings

Location CA – SAN DIEGO
Job Description


McLaughlin Research Corporation’s San Diego location is actively seeking COMPUTER USER SUPPORT SPECIALIST  to assist personnel with computer hardware and software issues, including tracking issues, and following up with personnel on status.


Shall work closely with the Information System Security Officer (ISSO) on prioritization and tasking. Tasking will also include Information Assurance support and working closely with the ISSO on task support needs.  Provide support in accordance with applicable Command and local policies and processes.


Tasks may include:


  • Inspecting equipment and prepare order sheets to prepare for delivery to users.
  • Preparing evaluations of software or hardware and recommending improvements or upgrades.
  • Answering user inquiries regarding computer software or hardware operation to resolve problems.
  • Overseeing the daily performance of computer systems.
  • Entering commands and observation system functioning to verify correct operations and detect errors.
  • Installing and performing minor repairs to hardware, software, or peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications.
  • Setting up equipment for employee use, installing/routing cables, installing operating systems on computer hardware, or installing appropriate software. Contactor shall ensure equipment and software are properly installed.
  • Maintain records of daily data communication transactions, problems and remedial actions taken, or installation activities.
  • Monitoring consumable requirements and preparing documentation to order replacements.
  • Processing hazardous items for disposal in accordance with local and federal regulations.
  • Utilizing Government provided information, conducting research, providing recommendations and other pertinent information to Government representative, and assisting in implementing hardware and software items for existing and/or new projects.


Required Qualifications:


  • DOD Secret Clearance
  • COMP TIA Security +



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with NMCI




We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.





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Job Description


McLaughlin Research Corporation’s Port Hueneme, CA location is looking to fill an opening for a Full-Time Protocol Support Specialist.


Position Description


MRC is seeking a candidate with experience similar to a Flag Lieutenant with knowledge of protocol for place settings, obtaining drivers, precedence of seniority and honors, and proper written and oral protocol.


This position requires the candidate to be a U.S. citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. DoD Secret security clearance.


Required Qualifications:


  • Perform routine office support functions including answering phones, managing calendars, copying, filing, print production/binding and other basic clerical support.


  • Maintain office efficiency by planning and ordering office supplies.


  • Support the setup for meetings, trainings, and other appointments.


  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Preferred Qualifications


  • 1-3 Years’ related work experience


  • High School diploma/GED


  • Highly organized, self-motivated and works well in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, PowerPoint and Outlook


  • Secret clearance


  • Understanding of Navy/Military (preferred)





We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.


Applicants should apply on-line at MRCDS.COM under the “Job Posting Section”



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Title SYSTEMS ENGINEER (ref.1874-JM)
Location CA – SAN DIEGO
Job Description


McLaughlin Research Corporation’s San Diego, CA location is actively seeking a Full-Time Systems Engineer.



Position Description:

The Systems Engineer will be responsible for conducting the engineering analysis, designing solutions to system obsolete hardware and providing all appropriate documentation and drawings associated with           delivery for production. Will assist design team to perform, prepare, review, analyze, and modify system designs, technical documents and data packages for Tactical Data Link (TDL)/ Common Data Link (CDL) systems to ensure customer requirements are satisfied. Will participate in integrated product teams and engineering/design reviews.


Required Qualifications:


  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree from recognized University and/or should have at least equivalent years of experience working with complex communications systems and equipment. This Engineer must have experience with test, analysis, and troubleshooting of complex communications hardware problems for development and/or modification to C4I system hardware components. This Engineer must also have recent relevant experience in design, installation, integration, and testing of complex communications systems. Candidate must have the ability to operate effectively in a team environment as well as independently and provide direct interface with customers.
  • Familiarity with TDL/CDL and satellite communications, power supplies, and encryption devices desired.  Experience with commercial and militarized documentation and configuration management.
  • 5 or more years in a C5I or C4I-SR military or DoD environment performing system validation and repair.  Experience with Tactical Data Links and military networks a plus.
  • COMPTIA Security+ certification desired.  Certified at DoDINST 8570.01M IAT Level I ideal.
  • Desired DoD Security Clearance at a Secret level or higher within the past 24 months




We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.


Applicants should apply on-line at MRCDS.COM under the “Job Posting Section”



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