Combat Systems SME - 37560 in Virginia Beach, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/9/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The future of naval combat systems training is being built, operated, and delivered at HII. HII Technical Solutions is currently seeking an Electronic Warfare subject matter expert for an exciting engineering contract supporting the development of US Navy (USN) shore-based integrated training systems. This position will be based in Virginia Beach, VA. 

Defense & Federal Solutions, a business group within Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division, helps solve tough national security challenges for the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies. Our expert capabilities include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), and cyber; secure enterprise IT engineering and operations; military training and simulation; logistics management and integrated product support; and fleet maintenance, modernization, repair and sustainment.

What you will do
•    Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. 
•    Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. 
•    Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
•    Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
•    Apply extensive technical expertise, and have full knowledge of other related disciplines.
•    Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.
•    Develop technical solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.

Minimum Qualifications
•    Bachelor’s level degree in systems engineering or a technical engineering discipline
•    Eighteen (18) years of full-time professional experience in one or more of the following fields: 

•    Systems Engineering; or Engineering Design and Development 
•    Demonstrated experience providing requirements to Trouble Reports (TR) and/or Change Requests (CR) written against failed requirements
•    Demonstrated experience reviewing architectures, component functional allocation and flows, interfaces, system processing and performance for Electronic Warfare Navy systems.
•    Demonstrated experience evaluating design options and recommend solutions to identified Electronic Warfare Navy systems problems. 
•    Demonstrated experience providing subject matter Naval Electronic Warfare expertise to develop test plans, test specifications, test reports, and other planning documents 
•    Demonstrated experience developing procedures to test functional-level and system-level requirements of the Electronic Warfare Training software.
•    Demonstrated experience participating in training-related test events for Integrated Training Systems (ITS) such as ACTS, BFTT, and ATD.

•    Must have an active DoD secret security clearance.

Preferred Requirements
•    Experience working with DoD customers, projects, and processes
•    Demonstrated Experience in one or more of the following Naval System areas: 
      - AEGIS 
      - US Navy SLQ-32A, SLQ-32B, and/or SLQ-32(V6) 

Physical Requirements
Office, industrial, or shipboard environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances. Lifting and moving materials may be required.

HII Technical Solutions:
Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division provides mission-critical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising nearly 6,000 professionals in 45 states and 16 countries, our unique national security services portfolio includes unmanned systems, defense and federal solutions, and nuclear and environmental services. For more information, visit

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Security Clearance: None
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength.

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

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