Project Engineer, Senior 5k Sign on Bonus - 37566 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/13/2021

Job Snapshot

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    Norfolk, VA
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    Not Specified
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  • Telework
    Telework - Not Eligible

Job Description

Alion Science and Technology is looking for a qualified individual to fill the role of a Senior Project Engineer for their Advanced Modeling and Simulation Technical Operation. This person would be responsible for managing high-visibility projects as well as establishing and maintaining best-practices within the organization for project management. In addition, responsibilities include:

  • Developing project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with management;
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility;
  • Determining project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel to phases and elements;
  • Determining project schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements;
  • Maintaining project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems;
  • Preparing project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions;
  • Defining, generating, and reviewing project requirements documentation;
  • Monitoring project to ensure work scope, schedule, and budget are well defined and maintained;
  • Performing risk management to minimize project risks;
  • Meeting budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis;
  • Ensuring that project management methodologies used are in line with organizational processes;
  • Leading a team of project engineers to ensure consistency across the organization.

Basic Qualifications

  • B.S./B.A. and 5+ years of experience, M.S./M.A. and 3+ years of experience, or Ph.D. and 1+ years of experience in project management
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 9 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • Experience working in both traditional PM and Agile environments
  • Experience managing complex project plans
  • Experience working in a government contracting environment
  • Experience leading a team of project managers
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and driven desire to succeed with minimal direction
  • Ability to work both in a team and individually
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification in Project/Program Management (e.g. PMP, PgMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP, PRINCE II, etc.)
  • Experience adapting project management processes to improve efficiency
  • Experience deploying IT systems & Networks in a secure environment.
  • Experience with DOD 8510.01 Risk Management Framework in a management context is a significant plus. 


  • Must have an active secret security clearance (or higher level clearance).  Top Secret preferred. 

Security Clearance: Top Secret
Telework - Not Eligible

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