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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.

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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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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

Title HIGHLIGHTS PROCESSOR (Ref. #1722)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

Opening for an individual who understands the operations of the Torpedo department and can understand and consolidate highlights into weekly/monthly reports for distribution to customers. Must be able to work independently and have excellent communication skills to be able to interface with people as required to get the necessary information for the reports. Must have a good writing skills and an excellent use of English language. The ERP DB operator will require some knowledge of databases and the ability to set/modify permissions as necessary for new employees or employees whose tasking has been modified. This individual will need to ask questions to verify what permissions will be required for their particular tasking and then set/modify as required.

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Title SOFTWARE ENGINEER (Ref. #1715)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

Seeking seasoned software professionals with 7+ years of experience working in a LINUX development environment. Duties for this position include software development, requirements collecting, design reviews, documentation support, developing/updating software engineering process (CMMI or similar). Participates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software.

 

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Title WORD PROCESSOR (Ref. #1710) (RC)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

Word Processor produces a variety of standard documents, such as correspondence, reports, tables, Naval messages and other printed materials.  Documentation requires editing and reformatting written or electronic drafts. Additional requirements include access to classified systems, excellent working knowledge of DoD instructions and related requirements, proofreading skills and ability to review documentation/products to ensure compliance with established regulations.  Capability to train other word processors and provide oversight of output. Knowledge of specialized, technical or scientific terminology in support of the Undersea Defense & Intelligence Support Systems is a plus. Work requires both a comprehensive knowledge of word processing software applications (Microsoft Word), spreadsheet software (Microsoft Excel), office practices and a high degree of skill in applying software functions to prepare detailed documents and spreadsheets.

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Title PART-TIME SENIOR LOGISTICIAN (REF. #1650) (MIDDLETOWN, RI)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

Successful applicant must possess skills & abilities necessary to support a full range of tasks, be self-motivated, mature, focused and ambitious.  Duties will include technical writing, editing and analyst for the technical manuals populating the TOMAHAWK All-Up-Round Logistics and Maintenance Technical Information Products (TALMIP) for the United States Navy, and for the technical manuals populating the Royal Navy TALMIP. Liaison with subject matter experts and test missile system operators to develop measures of effectiveness, technical procedures, and data collection instruments. Possess extensive knowledge of technical data management processes and routinely conduct analyses of fleet requirements. Possess detailed knowledge of all logistics functions. Review, investigate and analyze field trouble reports from the web-based ECMFR reporting system, used by fleet and field personnel to alert NUWCDIVNPT personnel of problems encountered with the TOMAHAWK or its associated support equipment. Conduct trend analysis for recurring problems, assist in scheduling required repairs, disseminate required information to PMA-280, depot level, and other fleet personnel, and check on status of problem areas and repair efforts. Coordinate with other NUWCDIVNPT branches in identifying causes of problems encountered, coordinate solutions, and conduct required cost analysis to identify appropriate responses.

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Title PROJECT MANAGER (Ref. #1758)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

Open position to provide program support to Code 85 at the Department level. Position available for a thoughtful, skilled, independent individual to provide administrative and program support to the USW Weapons, Vehicles, and Defensive Systems Department at NUWC Division Newport.

Duties include: excellent organizational skills, ability to proof and generate quality products in accordance with Navy, DOD and NUWC Division Newport established procedures and instructions, effectively communicate rules and regulations to administrative and program support team, ensure smooth transition and flow of Department products in and out of management offices, action item tracking, scheduling and execution of high visibility meetings, and able to make sound decisions and direct team members with assurance.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain/maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • Ability to function independently and as a team member in an active and demanding work environment.
  • Must have Microsoft Office experience.
  • Ability to multi-task and interface/interact with a variety of personalities at all levels of the department.
  • Ability to problem solve and think creatively to best provide the required support.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing support at the Department level.
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Title PROPOSAL EDITOR/WRITER (Ref. #1760)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

Member of corporate management team for a privately held, small business defense contractor with an exceptional reputation for employee excellence and retention. Directly responsible to company executive management for coordinating the organization, writing/editing, production, and submission of technical, performance, management, and personnel/facility resource-related responses to government contract requests for proposals (RFPs). Fully involved in business development planning and decision process, ranging from long-range research and analysis of opportunities through short-deadline conception and creation of meticulously accurate, written and graphic materials for inclusion in RFP bid responses.

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS: English, Journalism, or Mass Communications: Business or Management; or Scientific, Technical, or Defense Industry-related Discipline.
  • At least 5-7 years’ demonstrated ability to organize and use source material to write/edit properly formatted, grammatically correct written technical and/or business-related documents under deadline.
  • At least 3 years’ experience using Microsoft Office Suite programs to create print documents and PowerPoint presentations in accordance with set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, and style.
  • Comfortable with the adaptation and implementation of innovative technologies and methodologies, particularly in the areas of information and workflow management.
  • S. citizen. SECRET security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years’ military service or defense contractor management-related experience (in support of U.S. Navy highly desired); or at least 3 years’ experience with PMP certification.
  • Experience in the development of staffing or similar resource-related plans for projects.
  • Experience involving interpretation of and compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (a plus).
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Title FINANCIAL ANALYST (Ref. #1771)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

Performs a variety of budget, cost analysis, and financial analysis for program management. Compiles pertinent factual financial and operational data from records, historical files, and related reports for use in analysis of problems, issues, and concerns.  Reviews data for consistency, accuracy and validity. Assists in performing budget formulation work by reviewing and preparing annual funding needs for one or more future budget years.  Researches, consolidates, and summarizes budgetary data from source documents, databases, and other records for use in preparing budget estimates. Assists in performing budget execution and administration work involving the monitoring of obligations incurred and the actual expenditures of funds. Gathers, extracts, and compiles data for use in recurring and nonrecurring report formats and routinely provides status updates.  Verifies, enters, and adjusts budgetary data in a variety of forms, schedules, and reports.  Participates in year-end closing to ensure proper and full use of provided funds. Ability to independently research and resolve issues and serve as a point of contact to the Manager. Capable of multitasking with precision and maintaining a high level of productivity. Uses automated financial management system(s) and computer-generated products in accomplishing financial management assignments.

Required Qualifications: Must be able to successfully obtain an Active Security Clearance – Secret Level. – Recent college graduates preferred. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Detail-oriented, innovative, and proactive.

Preferred Qualifications: Active Secret Security Clearance. Microsoft Excel Certification Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

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Title ELECTRICAL ENGINEER (Ref. #1769)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

Electrical engineer to support development, production, integration, test and operation of hardware and software in Lightweight and Heavyweight Torpedo systems. In this position, the engineer will be responsible for developing Lightweight and Heavyweight Torpedo specifications. Duties for this position may include, but are not limited to: Providing support in the development and review of requirements; Providing support in power analysis (analog modeling), noise analysis, analog signaling and control analysis, shielding and grounding analysis;  Providing support in digital signaling and control analysis, timing analysis, buss Interface analysis and communications analysis;  Providing support in systems engineering functions to allocate requirements to subsystems based upon higher level requirements and interface control documents.   Providing support in reverse engineering of existing analog circuit designs. Providing support in analysis of hardware circuit schematics, read cable drawings, interpret existing signal requirements and establish new signal requirements based upon defined interfaces. Providing support in development and analysis of electronic circuits utilizing MATLAB and PSPICE.

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Title ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER II (1768)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

McLaughlin Research Corporation is currently searching for a part-time qualified person to fill the position of Administrative Manager II supporting the Infrastructure Division at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport.

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Title ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (Ref. #1767)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

McLaughlin Research Corporation is currently searching for a part-time qualified person to fill the position of Administrative Assistant supporting the Infrastructure Division at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport.

  • Create and maintain specialized data reports.
  • General office support such as scanning, copying, filing, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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Title MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN (REF. #1641) (MIDDLETOWN, RI)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

Successful applicant must possess skills & abilities necessary to support a full range of tasks. A high degree of mechanical/electrical aptitude is required.

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Title INTERNSHIP – ELECTRICAL ENGINEER (REF. #1593)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

There are no current internships available.   We highly recommend submitting an application and resume to be considered for our future openings.  Applicants must be US Citizens and have the ability to obtain a Security Clearance should it be necessary.

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Title ENGINEERING TECHNICAN (Ref. #1404)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

1-4 years work related experience in electrical/electronic systems.  Performs non routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity, using operational precedents which are not fully applicable. Such assignments which are typically parts of broader assignment s are screened to eliminate unusual design problems.  May also plan such assignments.  Receives technical advice from supervisory or engineer; work is reviewed for technical adequacy (or conformity with instructions). May be assisted by lower level technicians and have frequent contact with professionals and others within the establishment. Performs at this level one or a combination of such typical duties as: Develops or reviews designs by extracting and analyzing a variety of engineering data. Applies conventional engineering practices to develop, prepare, or recommend schematics, designs, specifications, electrical drawings and diagrams; hardware fittings or test equipment involving a variety of mechanisms; conventional piping systems; and building site layout. Conducts tests or experiments requiring selection and adaptation or modification a wide variety of critical test equipment and test procedures; sets up and operates equipment; records data, measures and records problems of significant complexity that sometimes require resolution at a higher level and analyzes data and prepares test reports.  Applies methods outlined by others to limited segments of research and development projects; constructs experimental or prototype models to meet engineering requirements; conducts tests or experiments and redesigns as necessary; records and evaluates data and reports findings. Preferred: Torpedo Maintenance, IMA Military Experience, Navy Procedure and Compliance Experience, Navy Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport Experience.

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Title COMPUTER SCIENTIST (Ref. #1569)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

MRC is currently looking for a Computer Engineer responsible for providing software programming support to command and control (C2) systems at Naval Undersea Warfare Center. An ideal candidate will have experience in gaming with a gaming mindset, graphics, 3D visualizations, and android development. The incumbent will develop code modules for integration, and provide software expertise to ensure that software issues are addressed and resolved as the system evolves through various programmatic phases. The incumbent will assist in the tracking of requirements, schedule, and performance relative to the program software baseline. He/She will also, support the development, review and implementation of Software Design Document development, Interface Requirements Specifications and Interface Design Documents for Program Software Configuration.

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Title COMPUTER SCIENTIST (Ref. #1452)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

Seeking an experienced CS to support model and simulation development of USW systems/subsystems for use in the RedSim, Cassandra , or ITASE simulation environments.  This entails review of available information (e.g. system specifications, capabilities, descriptions, interface specifications and schematics), interpretation of the information and instantiation into a simulation environment.  Tasking emphasis will be on algorithm development, object-oriented programming, simulation of system displays, implementation of network interfaces and resolution of issues.  Other required efforts include simulation development, test, troubleshooting, and integration into the simulation environment. The candidate should be conversant in C++, Object Oriented Programming, QT, and Open GL. MATLAB Simulink Code Generation experience is also a plus.

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Title COMPUTER ENGINEER (Ref. #1568)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

An ideal candidate will have experience in gaming with a gaming mindset, graphics, 3D visualizations, and android development. The incumbent will develop code modules for integration, and provide software expertise to ensure that software issues are addressed and resolved as the system evolves through various programmatic phases. The incumbent will assist in the tracking of requirements, schedule, and performance relative to the program software baseline.  He/She will also, support the development, review and implementation of Software Design Document development, Interface Requirements Specifications and Interface Design Documents for Program Software Configuration.

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Title Environmental Planner with Marine Biology experience (Ref. #1338)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

Successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of marine biologists and environmental planners to provide technical expertise in support of Navy at-sea environmental planning projects. Candidate will develop Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements, as well as supporting documentation. Knowledge of NEPA, MMPA, ESA, or other marine policy is helpful. Successful candidate will have a strong background in writing and marine science. Experience with environmental planning and supporting or leading projects involving assessment of effects to marine species is preferred. Candidate will be required to work in teams including staff scientists and engineers, government personnel, and academic researchers. Candidate will prepare documents, provide and adhere to timelines, work on multiple projects simultaneously, and brief customers on projects. Candidate may travel to trainings or meetings.

Effective communication and interpersonal skills are absolutely necessary. Candidate should have a strong initiative; willingness to meet deadlines and adhere to schedules; experience multi-tasking and managing multiple, simultaneous, and diverse projects; ability to take ownership and accountability for a project and follow through to ensure completion of tasks. Successful candidate will be motivated and eager to address complex environmental issues involving biological, physical, and acoustic oceanography.

Efficient computer skills for technical writing and reviewing documents are also necessary.

 

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Title MECHANICAL ENGINEER (Ref. #1597)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

Immediate opening for Mechanical Engineer in support of Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC).  The successful candidate will work as a member of the engineering team to provide technical support to a variety of Naval programs. Primary responsibilities include 3D modeling of mechanical components  and assemblies, preparation of detailed assembly drawing packages, performing stress analysis calculations, and designing arrangement and installation drawings to mount equipment on submarine and surface ship platform.  Additional duties will include finite element analysis, tolerance stackups, and generation and review of engineering documentation packages (drawings, analyses technical manuals and specifications) for completeness and accuracy. Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance is required.

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Title TECHNICAL ANALYST (Ref. #1436)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

Immediate opening – great opportunity for someone with Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematician degree, or closely related areas. This position requires a motivated team player with excellent customer relations and interpersonal communications skills. Job duties are varied and complex analyzing data, reporting results, using software tools and interpreting test date from weapons systems. A plus is experience with MATLAB. Navy Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport Experience.

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Title SOFTWARE ENGINEER (Ref. #1497) (Middletown, RI)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

MRC is looking for software professionals with 0-5 years experience who will work directly Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport. Duties for this position may include, providing software development, design and documentation support for the following required qualifications. Provide support in developing/updating software engineering process (CMMI or similar). Participates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software. Candidates for these positions should have good oral and written communication skills as well as a knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

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Title SOFTWARE ENGINEER (Ref. #1474)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

MRC is looking for software professionals who will work directly with the Torpedo Systems Engineering Division Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, in support of development, production, integration, test and operation of hardware and software in Lightweight and Heavyweight Torpedo systems.  Duties for these positions may include, but are not limited to: Providing support in the development and review of C/C++ Programming;  Providing support software development, design and documentation; Providing support in developing/updating software engineering processes (CMMI or similar); Providing support software change management; Providing support in development and analysis of electronic circuits utilizing MATLAB programming. Candidates for these positions should have good oral and written communication skills as well as a knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Required Qualifcations:  Applicants must have an active, or be eligible for, US Government Secret security clearance. Candidates must possess at least three of the following skills: Experience with MATLAB and/or C/C++ programming; Software Development, Design and Documentation; Systems Engineering Processes with respect to Software (CMMI or similar); Software Change Management / Clear Case; Software Testing and Regression Compatibility. Prerferred Qualifications: Knowledge of any of the following would be preferred: Prior Torpedo experience; Acoustics; Robotic Control Systems; Data Analysis / Signal Analysis; Middleware Layer; Hardware layer; VxWorks; DOORS.

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Title ACQUISITION ENGINEER (Ref. #1608)
Location RI – MIDDLETOWN
Job Description

This position is located in the Quality Production & Logistics Branch, Code 8554.  Code 8554, The Quality, Producion, and Logistics Branch maintains and enhances the core expertise to acquire and provide torpedo enterprise war fighters with the most reliable, supportable, and maintainable torpedoes in the world.  Further, it is the responsibility of this branch to ensure that the product remains producible and that the life cycle sustainment aspects of torpedo hardware have been established and provided for.  This is accomplished by taking a system engineering approach to weapon life cycle support across the areas of Production/Acquisition Engineering, Configuration Management, Integrated Logistic Support (ILS), Quality Assurance (QA), and DoD Demilitarization (DEMIL).

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