Human Systems Integration Specialist - 24663 in Arlington, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

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Job Description


Under general supervision, conducts or participates in moderately complex human systems integration projects from problem definition through product delivery. Possesses practical experience in the area of human systems integration. Applies knowledge of human behavior capabilities and limitations to optimize human performance within a system. Performs integrated and comprehensive analysis for the domains of human systems integration: human factors engineering (HFE), manpower analysis and determination, personnel and workforce management, training, system safety and environmental, safety, and occupational health (ESOH), habitability and personnel survivability.

Supports senior technical personnel and project managers within own organization in various technical activities related to system and technical product development. Receives general supervision from management as well as technical guidance and training from the more experienced technical staff. 

Performs basic human systems integration work in analysis, design, development, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of higher-level engineers in the development of system and technical products.  Typically employs pre-established guidelines and instructions, and limited experience and judgement to plan and accomplish task objectives.

Derives, integrates, and assesses human-centric requirements for operational processes as well as system design, improvement, and/or acquisition. Applies principles, methods, and knowledge of applicable human systems integration domain(s) to exceptionally difficult and narrowly defined technical and operational problems to arrive at the appropriate solution(s). Applies knowledge of current industry best practices and academic research in human systems integration as well as innovative processes and technologies. Develops relevant reports and report data as required.

Acts as a human systems integration technical point of contact on projects, programs, and other work activities. Develops processes and procedures that enhance human performance while satisfying operational requirements to meet the mission.

Assists with development of mission and operational documents including but not limited to training manuals, mission need statements (MNS), requirements, concepts of operations (CONOPS), standard operating procedures (SOPs), policy, strategy, job aides, and performance metrics. Engages in systems engineering to implement a unified approach to gain and/or improve integrated capabilities.

Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. Provides recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems and applicable company procedures and guidelines. 

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


An active Top Secret security clearance is required.

Degree must be in relevant field such as human factors engineering, behavioral science, industrial engineering, or systems engineering..

Bachelor's degree plus 4 years of relevant work experience, OR

Master's degree plus 4 years of relevant work experience, OR

Doctorate degree.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for comparable work experience.  Work experience may be adjusted based on education, or highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

Knowledge of human systems integration principles, methods, and techniques within a specific area of expertise.

Knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.

Effective organization level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

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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