Senior Event Engineer - 35584 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/17/2021

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Job Description

The Sr 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 (LVCt) training events, the Navy Training Baseline (NTB), and the NCTE.  The NCTE Sr Event Engineer provides technical leadership in the planning and execution of LVCt events.

Duties and Responsibilities

The NCTE Sr Event Engineer has the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Serves as Engineering Technical Lead for NCTE training events. In this role, the technical lead collaborates with the operational event 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 and documents these architectures using established diagram standards - e.g. Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) SV-1 and SV-2 – using tools such as Microsoft Visio.
  • Monitors the health and status of training events during execution and directs activities of the integrated project team to address any technical issues.
  • Troubleshoots LVCt system related issues and ensures 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 5 to 7 years of directly related experience is required. 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 with Navy systems and/or commands desirable but not mandatory.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • First and foremost, must have technical leadership ability. During LVCt event execution, must be able to address technical issues by understanding which engineering domain problems belong to and then assign engineers from the appropriate domains to resolve issues.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable communicating at various levels of the organization. This may involve lower level technical collaboration on issues with assigned engineers or high level explanation of issues and/or status updates with senior leadership
  • Must be familiar with MS Office and Visio applications.
  • Should be familiar with Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Should be familiar with Networking concepts, architectures, and transport technologies like TCP/IP
  • Knowledge of Distributed Simulation protocols such as High Level Architecture (HLA) and Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS) is desired but not mandatory
  • Knowledge of Navy C4I tactical systems such as Link 16 and GCCS  is desired but not mandatory
  • 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 or be able to obtain and maintain a US Secret clearance


Security Clearance: Secret

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