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Employment Opportunities

Equipping Our Marines, Advancing Your Career

Marine Corps Systems Command is THE acquisition command of the Marine Corps.

Our Command is a diverse team of Marines, Sailors, civilians and contractor support personnel united by a common purpose: to equip and sustain Marine forces with the most capable and cost-effective systems to meet and defeat the evolving threat. Our core career fields ensure comprehensive coverage of the acquisition process, taking our equipment from cradle to grave. Career fields include Contracting, Cost Estimating, Engineering, Financial Management, Life Cycle Logistics, and Program Management.

As part of the Department of the Navy, our workforce enjoys a broad array of benefits programs, including health, dental and vision insurance, competitive civilian salaries, leave and holidays, and work/life programs to fit the needs of you and your family. But at Marine Corps Systems Command, the biggest reward you’ll experience is the pride of supporting Marines in the field with the equipment they need to meet the mission.

Consider a career with Marine Corps Systems Command, and equip the warfighter to win. All current job openings are listed on

Career Fields


Career Responsibilities: Creates effective, efficient, and proper business arrangements for the purpose of procuring hardware and software ultimately in support of the warfighter. They have a strategic focus on acquisition and ensure performance of all necessary actions for effective contracting, ensuring compliance with the terms of the contract and safeguarding the interests of the United States in its contractual relationships.

Degree Requirements: All degree fields. At least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.

Cost Estimating

Career Responsibilities: Conduct life cycle cost estimating and analysis, cost research studies, and data base development as it relates to the development, production, fielding of material acquisition systems within the Department of Defense.

Degree Requirements: All degree fields. At least 24 semester hours in a combination of operations research, mathematics, probability, statistics, mathematical logic, science, or subject-matter courses requiring substantial competence in college-level mathematics of statistics. At least 3 of the 24 semester hours must have been in calculus.


Career Responsibilities: Performs systems planning, research and development and/or engineering tasks to support acquisition programs. Engineers may plan, organize, conduct, and/or monitor engineering design, development and sustainment activities for systems or systems components with the Department of Defense.

Degree Requirements: All engineering degree fields.

Financial Management

Career Responsibilities: Business Financial Managers and Budget Analysts apply concepts of budget and program principles, policies, procedures, concepts, standards, terminology and general knowledge of the financial management and business operation systems.

Degree Requirements: All degree fields. 

Life Cycle Logistics

Career Responsibilities: Responsible for planning, development, implementation, and management of effective and affordable weapons, material, or information systems. They support and provide inputs into costs and performance management across the product support value chain, from design through disposal.

Degree Requirements: All degree fields.

Program Management

Career Responsibilities: Responsible for acquisition planning, assessing risk (technical, cost and schedule), and contract tracking and performance evaluation.

Degree Requirements: All degree fields.


Marine Corps Systems Command, through the Department of the Navy, offers a broad array of benefits programs to suit you and your family’s needs, including:

  • Federal Employees Health Benefits Program
  • Dental and vision insurance programs
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Long Term Care Insurance Program
  • Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program
  • Federal Employees Retirement System
  • Thrift Savings Plan
  • Leave and holidays
  • Competitive civilian salaries
  • Work/life programs
  • Other programs, including career development, savings bonds and volunteer opportunities For more details, visit