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NIWC Atlantic employees are required to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Some positions may also require a candidate to successfully complete a pre-employment physical and/or drug test. Designated positions are subject to random drug testing.


Life at NIWC Atlantic

Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic


Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic is a Department of the Navy organization and reports directly to the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) located in San Diego, California. We employ engineers, IT specialists, computer and data scientists and a myriad of business and administrative professionals committed to supporting the warfighter and the nation.


At NIWC Atlantic, we design, acquire, engineer and sustain a full range of IT capabilities from communications systems and sensors to data centers and software services. We help strengthen our nation by supporting Navy, Marine Corps and Joint programs who rely on us to deliver secure, integrated and innovative solutions to protect American interests around the world.


Our major locations are in South Carolina, Virginia, Louisiana, DC, Florida and Europe.
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  • 10 paid holidays (per year)     
  • Accrued annual vacations (13 days yearly - cumulative)
  • Accrued sick days (13 days yearly - cumulative)
  • Military leave (military reservists)
  • Leave sharing (emergency situations)
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Group Health Insurance
  • Federal Employee Retirement System
    • Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)
    • Social Security Benefit
    • Basic Benefit Plan
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Continued Education


  • Computer Engineers
  • Computer Scientists
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Operations
  • Cybersecurity
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Finance
  • IT Specialists
  • Legal
  • Logistics & Fleet Support
  • Mathematicians
  • Program & Project Management
  • Science & Technology

Innovative Workforce

  • Directly impact our nation’s security at home and the readiness/effectiveness of our military.
  • Work with innovative technology on platforms ranging from seabed to cyber space that are typically years ahead of anything available anywhere in the world.
  • Work in state-of-the-art laboratories, onboard ships, submarines and at facilities globally.
Group photo of a NIWC Atlantic Team near a fountain
Group photo of a NIWC Atlantic Team near a fountain

Paths to Federal Employment

There are many different paths to federal employment and for individuals with disabilities, one of those paths is the Schedule A Hiring Authority. People with targeted disabilities may apply for non-competitive appointment through the Schedule A (5 C.F.R. 213.3102(u)) hiring authority.

A comprehensive list of targeted disabilities can be reviewed at the following OPM website:

Assistance Technology

In conjunction with the Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP), we provide assistive technology and accommodations to support individuals with disabilities and wounded, ill and injured Service members in accessing information and communication technology


U.S. Citizenship required. Background check is required for all jobs (minimum age is 16). A security clearance may be required (minimum age is 18).

What We're Looking For

We are looking for electronics engineers, computer engineers, computer scientists, mathematicians and IT specialists who possess advanced skills and experience in cybersecurity, ethical hacking, cloud computing, big data, data science, machine learning/artificial intelligence, RF communications, networks, mobile applications and enterprise systems. We are also looking for Business Financial Managers, Contract Specialists, Logisticians and Program Managers (related degrees: accounting, business, finance, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering and supply chain management).

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