Event/Systems Engineer - Linux - 33976 in Virginia Beach, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/2/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The NCTE Event Engineer is a member of the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE) Mission Engineering Division (MED) engineering staff in support of Live, Virtual, and Constructive (LVC) training events, the Navy Training Baseline (NTB), and the NCTE.  The NCTE Event Engineer performs engineering and other project activities in order to sustain LVC products and integrated capability within the NCTE.

Duties and Responsibilities

The NCTE Event Engineer has the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Serves as Technical Lead for NCTE training events. In this role, the technical lead collaborates with the operational lead for the training event mission requirements and laisons with the entire engineering department to ensure these event requirements are met. 
  • Collaborates with engineering division leads to build integrated project teams (IPTs) and manning plans to support NCTE training events.
  • Collaborate with IPTs to design architectures that support specific training event requirements; document these architectures using established diagram standards - e.g. Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) SV-1 and SV-2
  • Monitors the health and status of training events during execution and directs activities of the integrated project team to address any technical issues.
  • Troubleshoot LVC training system related issues and ensure training event system interfaces are configured in accordance with documented interface standards

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline plus 2 to 4 years of directly related experience is required.
In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 6 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.  Experience working with Navy systems and/or commands desirable but not mandatory.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Should possess a thorough understanding of Linux and Windows operating systems and be able to use advanced capabilities of these systems
  • Networking concepts, architectures, and transport technologies like TCP/IP
  • Network troubleshooting both physical and logic
  • Ability to utilize network and distributed modeling & simulation tools such as Wireshark, PLEXSYS, and SIMDIS
  • Knowledge of Distributed Simulation protocols such as High Level Architecture (HLA) and Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS)
  • Familiarization with HLA Federation Object Model (FOM) architecture and/or Object Oriented Design (OOD) concepts and techniques
  • Knowledge of Navy C4I tactical systems such as Link 16 and GCCS
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot distributed simulation problems and provide acceptable solutions or corrections
  • Ability to provide technical project leadership, establish milestones, estimate resources, and other project management skills
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • CompTIA Security + and Linux+ certifications are required for the position and special consideration may be given for candidates with these certifications.  If candidate does not already possess these certifications, training and certification exam will be provided for the right candidate.


Must currently hold and be able to maintain a US Secret clearance


Security Clearance: Secret

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