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Aerospace Engineer, Senior Principal - 26208 in Patuxent River, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/23/2018

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Job Description


Position Summary: 
The candidate applies advanced technical concepts, techniques, and procedures to support multiple project teams in the development of technical products. Performs complex engineering work in design, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of program level system and product development, engineering analysis and research.  Carries out complex assignments requiring the development of new research concepts or improvement of current techniques and procedures. Displays an advanced understanding and innovative use of concepts and principles in performing assignments.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
--Supervise and review activities of staff, scheduling and assigning work to meet program/project completion dates.  
--Work closely with senior customer personnel in providing solutions to complex problems and advice on technical issues.
--Exercise independent judgment in conducting complex analyses and development efforts, and provide technical direction to other staff. 
--Educate and advise more junior technical staff members in the technical aspects of their efforts.  
--Prepare and review input to major technical reports, status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contract reports and formal briefings.
--Perform systems engineering duties in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft. 
--May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture. 
--Recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques. 
--Will perform additional duties as assigned.

--At minium a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering is required.   A Master’s Degree is preferred.  The candidate must have a minimum of 15 plus years of experience in aviation related engineering. 
--Demonstrated command of engineering principles, methods, and techniques in more than one area of expertise.
--Advanced knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.
--Effective customer and organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
--Demonstrated experience directly supporting a Government program. 
--An active Secret clearance is required.
--Selected candidate will be required to travel occasionally.

Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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