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Irving Shipbuilding Inc., located at 3099 Barrington Street Halifax NS B3K 5M7, is part of the J.D. Irving Group of companies and is in the business of building quality ships and repairing vessels. The company’s primary site is Halifax Shipyard, with three other locations in the Maritime Provinces. Irving Shipbuilding is currently working on a number of significant projects for the Department of National Defence.

The position of Display & Network Engineer will be responsible for developing display and network technologies, processes and solutions to improve capabilities, shortened timelines and reducing costs in all aspects of CSI efforts. These developments will be in accordance with system requirements and ship specifications for its application onto the Combat System. The incumbent shall also be able to recognize emerging technologies and the transformation that can occur due to the exponential acceleration in information processing and computer capabilities.

This is a permanent full time role located in Halifax, NS.



  • Manage shipboard network services and systems upgrades, such as patch fixes, security configurations, etc.
  • Develop and integrate intuitive software for ship personnel use
  • Assist and provide insight on technical issues concerning service installations
  • Interact with Canadian Government and Royal Canadian Navy CSC Program and Engineering personnel
  • Maintain an awareness of emerging technology initiatives and identify key implications 
  • Evaluate new technologies and the potential impact, and facilitate adoption of leading technologies
  • Provide accurate status reports on assigned activities 
  • Effective and efficient coordination with other CSC Project teams: Combat Systems Engineering, Platform Systems Engineering, Systems Engineering and Project Management
  • Support the coordination of scheduling, planning and conduct of integration activities in support of related program milestones
  • Ensure the successful performance of contract tasks related to combat systems integration to include on time deliverables, within budget and in accordance with technical requirements
  • Interact with Canadian Government and Royal Canadian Navy CSC Program and Engineering personnel
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Support Project Management and ISI initiatives as required for the CSC project to succeed
  • Be a role model for professional behavior

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree or other tertiary qualifications in a discipline of Engineering or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in naval network and display design
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work
  • Excellent understanding of naval shipboard construction and planning
  • Experience working on naval ship design, commercial shipbuilding, or other large military procurement program
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • Strong communication and personal time management skills
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

What We Offer:

  • Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision.

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Please complete the online application form. An up-to-date resume of past experience and education is required.

All applications will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. If the recruiter sees a potential opportunity (current or future) that matches your skills and experience, you will be contacted to discuss your qualifications for a position with Irving Shipbuilding

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


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Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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