Lead Systems Engineer - 25232 in Washington, DC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/12/2018

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Job Description


Individual will be part of ship design team and work within the group to provide analysis on new ship and ship system design.  individual will be expected to become expert on their assigned systems and provide analysis of that system's performance, reliability, integration into the overall ship design.

Performs complex and advanced engineering work in design, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of system development, engineering analysis and research for one or more programs.

Provides engineering subject matter expertise, guidance and work leadership to technical staff.

Prioritizes technical issues, plans technical approach, and works with program managers to develop schedules and staffing plans to support program delivery milestones. 

Supports program risk identification and management activities.  Coordinates the application of the organization¿s technical resources when required. 

Develops and provides final technical review of major technical reports, status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contract reports and formal briefings.
Conducts independent technical investigations and provides impact assessments and design recommendations to clients.  Provides assurance that technical projects are performed in a technically proficient manner and ensures conclusions and recommendations are supported by the analyses presented.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Bachelors degree in engineering plus 10  years relevant work experience.  Degree(s) must be in engineering, or a related discipline.

Project engineering experience preferred.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 15 years of applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

Expert knowledge of advanced engineering principles, methods, and techniques in more than one area of expertise.

Experience with ship systems required.

Expert knowledge of relevant ship design and engineering tools and equipment.

Excellent customer and organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

A security clearance of an appropriate level will be required after employment.  Preference given to those that have an active clearance or had a clearance within last 5 years.

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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