Solutions Engineer - 35811 in Linthicum Heights, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/9/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Enlighten, an Alion company is looking for a Solutions Engineer to directly support the full spectrum of Product Management operations.  The candidate will also help provide some project management, requirements analysis, and systems engineering support.


  • Ensure the customer experience is a success from start to finish.
  • Integrate directly into the customer’s daily operations; “walk the halls” engaging the operations and analyst teams daily, so they understand you are a core enabler to their success.
  • Develop an unparalleled knowledge of the customer’s capabilities and operational needs
  • Develop a technical understanding of our technologies (Big Data Platform/BDP) architecture to align customer operational requirements to internal developmental features.
  • Become proficient in BDP capabilities and comfortable describing features and providing demos to customers to show incremental progress of developmental efforts. 
  • Understand our technology / capabilities and champion them accordingly.
  • Assist Product Managers in developing and implementing operational roadmaps and action plans for identified targets of opportunity.
  • Assist Product Managers in ensuring the customer is fully aware of relevant DevSecOps touchpoints to ensure feasibility of new updates, features or capabilities.
  • Act as the focal point to pushing capabilities out to the customer.
  • Assist in expanding future opportunities by working with existing customers.
  • Work closely with company development and engineer teams to ensure delivery dates align with customer targets and timelines.
  • Travel may be required up to 10% of the time.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Security Clearance:

  • A current Secret clearance is required and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen. Will also consider a TS/SCI level clearance as well.

Required Skills:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Business, a technical field, or related. Educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • Must have 8 years of experience supporting complex technical projects and or programs within the Department of Defense (DOD) or Intelligence Communities (IC). 
  • Understanding of requirements engineering in Agile methodologies. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong understanding of tools like MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint. 
  • Strong customer interaction/service skills, interpersonal skills and the ability to speak in a public forum.  
  • Excellent communication and interviewing skills including active listening and empathy.
  • Excellent organizational and attention to detail skills; ability to interact effectively with others.

Desired Skills: 

  • Experience with Software Engineering, Cloud Technologies and Cyber Security.
  • Technical background strong enough to determine system requirements and work closely with engineering and management to ensure accurate design and estimating would be an asset, but not required.
  • Previous experience with DISA BDP experience.
  • Experience in DoD Personnel Vetting (PV), DoD Critical Technology Protection (CTP), DoD cyber, agile development, and/or big data.


Security Clearance: Secret

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