Senior Structural Health Monitoring Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-West Bethesda
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Defense Mission & Health Solutions


As a Senior Structural Health Monitoring Engineer you will work within and lead government - contractor teams designing and testing current and next generation naval and commercial platforms


This is a full time onsite position in West Bethesda MD


What you will do:


Responsible for designing, developing, maintaining, and deploying shipboard and shore-based systems to model, monitor, and predict naval platform structural health.  Tasking will span the lifecycle of Structural Health Monitoring systems including the design, development, and updates of ship condition databases and/or individual ship digital twins, definition of shipboard and shore-based system architectures for ship data collection and processing systems, development of required documentation such as ship change documents or authority to operate, installation of sensors and acquisition, data collection or retrieval, system troubleshooting and maintenance, and system capability expansion.  Tasks will include analyses to assess accuracy of analysis algorithms, methods for error handling (sensor, data, software errors), data science to improve real-time shipboard decision making, improvement of data visualization tools, and development of SHM system training materials.


Education and Experience:


BS in Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering.  10+ years of experience.  Experience in marine structures preferred


  • Experience in ship digital twin and/or ship condition databases
  • Experience in development of structural health data acquisition, storage, processing, or analysis systems
  • Possess or able to obtain certification necessary for IAT Level II
  • Must be U.S. Citizen
  • Requires an Active DoD SECRET Clearance or ability to obtain an Interim Secret Clearance prior to start date.

At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. 

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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