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Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic is a geographically-dispersed and diverse agency that leads the world in information technology (IT) solutions to the Department of Defense. We meet our nation's demands for uninterrupted vigilance, fail-safe cyber security, adaptive response and engineering excellence by delivering secure, integrated and innovative solutions to protect American interests around the world. NIWC Atlantic is part of the Naval Research & Development Establishment that explores and develops future naval warfighting capabilities in our laboratories, engineering facilities and ranges to test these products. At NIWC Atlantic, we design, acquire, engineer and sustain a full range of IT capabilities from communications systems and sensors to data centers and sofware services. NIWC Atlantic employs more than 4,800 civilians and 126 military personnel. We help to strengthen our country by serving great customers who continually rely on us for delivering value. Annually, our customers turn to us to provide $4.02 billion in systems, products and services. Our major locations are in South Carolina, Louisiana, DC, Florida and Europe.

Launch your career and chase your dreams

We are home to the DOD’s top scientists, engineers, and technicians in the information warfare battlespace. We are forward-based, forward-deployed and globally positioned with America’s warfighters.
We are where America’s naval forces are.


We are looking for Electrical 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.  As part of a diverse multi-disciplinary team, you will be responsible for solving technical problems to address critical needs for the U.S. Navy and to ensure that capabilities address current and future operational challenges.


  • 11 paid holidays, 13 paid sick days, 13 paid vacation days
  • Education Assistance
  • Work-life balance - flexible work schedules and telework
  • Excellent benefits
  • A life-long, rewarding career


  • Charleston, SC
  • Norfolk, VA
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Washington, DC

The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.

The System of Systems Engineering (SoSE) Competency integrates independent systems to meet operational needs. Our personnel work world-wide and focus on a wide range of areas: (1) Analyzing mission readiness to meet future naval capabilities, (2) integrating systems for expeditionary vehicles and navy ships, (3) joint and naval command and control operations centers, (4) air traffic control centers, (5) industrial controls, and (6) electronic security systems. The SoSE Competency seeks to enhance skills focused on an interdisciplinary understanding of emerging digital engineering methodologies and technologies while balancing operational and technical inter-dependencies.

The Software Engineering Competency is looking for students with Computer Science degrees who possess skills and experience with software engineering. You will be for various aspects of software engineering ranging from applications and software services development, to software integration, to assessing computing infrastructure. The Communications and Networks Competency conducts scientific and engineering activities associated with development, test, evaluation, fielding, and sustainment of assured communications and networking capabilities for the maritime, joint, national, and coalition environments. The networking areas specialize in network architectures, advanced network technologies, local area networks (wired/wireless), wide area networks, network services, mobile networks, network management, and monitoring and control for network systems for wireless and wireline technologies.

The Data Science & Analytics Engineering Competency is looking for New Professionals and Student Interns to help Revolutionize Naval Decision-Making. We build the future through the rapid delivery of disruptive capabilities that are analyticsdriven, data-informed, and technology-empowered. Our engineering solutions are centered on the cognitive overmatch capabilities of a human-machine team.

The Cybersecurity and Test & Evaluation Competency is looking for experienced and new professionals, as well as student interns, to help ensure next generation cyber capabilities delivered to the warfighters provide the functionality and the security needed to execute the mission. You will have an opportunity to be engaged in hands on efforts, engineering and testing systems that impact the Navy and the Nation! Help us fight hackers who are trying to stop our Marine Corps and Navy from defending the nation.

The Lifecycle Logistics and Engineering Competency (L&LE) is looking for those with degrees in Engineering, Science, Supply Chain Management and Business to support L&LE processes and techniques for U.S. Navy Information Technology (IT) systems. You will be responsible for performing acquisition, production, installation, sustainment, logistics and quality support tasks associated with projects related to design, testing, deployment and sustainment of U.S. Navy IT systems worldwide.

Science & Technology Competency is looking for engineers and scientists to support advanced research and development in the areas of cyber, wireless and networked communications, artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), autonomy, and sensing. Available opportunities include fulltime positions for qualified individuals with degrees in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, physics, and applied mathematics, as well as internships for students in their sophomore, junior, and graduate years.

DEGREES Lifecycle Logistics & Eng. Systems of Sys Eng. Software Eng. Comms & Networks Eng. Data Science & Analytics Eng. Cybersecurity Test & Evaluation Science & Technology
Engineering Systems Engineering          
Computer Engineering      
Electrical Engineering      
Industrial Engineering          
Other Engineering        
Science Mathematics          
Operations Research            
Technology Information Technology          
Computer Science      
IA & Cybersecurity            
Business Business            
Supply Chain Mgmt.            
Data Science/Analytics            
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Directly impact our nation's security at home & the readiness/effectiveness of our military

Work with innovative technology on platforms ranging from seabed to space that are typically years ahead of anything available anywhere in the world

Work in state-of-the-art laboratories, onboard ships and submarines, and at facilities around the world


Apply now or send any questions to the recruiter using our contact form.

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