Mid-Level Computer Science, Engineer, Strategist - 36656 in WPAFB, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/14/2021

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Job Description

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The Air Force Institution of Technology (AFIT), in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), formed a Homeland Security Community of Best Practices (HS CoBP) team to assemble/lead a community of government, industry, and academic experts

The HS CoBP team at AFIT is seeking a software computer science or software engineer to become a strategic partner of a dedicated “think-tank” team to support homeland defense Test and Evaluation (T&E) initiatives at the AFIT. The candidate will function as a knowledge integrator and leverage their personal knowledge, experience, and education to bring together the best technical, operations, and T&E subject matter experts, from across the country, to participate in prestigious strategic/technical roundtable events. The roundtable events will assess the current and future state of a DHS technical topic to determine candidate research initiatives leading to innovative T&E Best Practices. The T&E Best Practices will anticipate the development of new DHS technologies (3-10 years out) in response to rapidly changing homeland threats. The candidate will manage researchers and integrate new best practices into critical area guidebooks for use by the DHS acquisition programs.


  • Part-time or full-time! Candidate selection will balance education against highly specialized knowledge or unique experiences
  • Master or above with certifications, published, and 5+ years’ experience in any Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math discipline
  • Information Technology systems experience in any aspect of new technology hardware/software development, cyber security and resilience, artificial intelligence, autonomous systems, cloud technologies, systems reliability, edge/distributed computing, big data, or the like a plus
  • The skill to 1) think analytically/strategically; 2) conduct technical research and write authoritatively; and 3) communicate technical and complex issues

Security Clearance:

Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen. The position is unclassified but may require the candidate to obtain a higher-level U.S. Government clearance.

Security Clearance: Secret
Telework - Not Eligible

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