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Senior Navy Systems Engineer - 28277 in Alexandria, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/12/2019

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Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

 

Position Summary

Under limited supervision, plans, integrates, produces and maintains a variety of complex C4I/Combat System shipbuilding change products (e.g. block diagrams and cable running sheets). Supervises Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) responsible for providing systems engineering support and technical expertise for shipboard integration of C4ISR, Aviation and Weapons systems.  Interfaces with customers.

Works directly with senior technical personnel and project managers in the planning and execution of technical activities on complex projects related to system and technical product development.  Employs existing guidelines and instructions, guidance from higher-level engineers, experience, and independent judgment to plan and accomplish task objectives. Assignments may require the development of improvements to current techniques and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Applies advanced technical concepts, techniques, and procedures to lead a project team in the development of technical products. Identifies and documents project functional requirements. Defines and organizes a proposed project into the tasks and activities needed to solve the problems being addressed. Schedules work to meet completion dates and technical specifications. Regularly provides technical guidance and oversight to lower level technical staff.
  • Receives limited technical guidance and training from more experienced technical staff.  Plans, results, and work products are reviewed periodically by senior technical staff. 
  • Prepares and reviews input to technical reports, status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contract reports and formal briefings.   May author or co-author technical reports.
  • Prepares and provides formal briefings to the staff and project sponsors. Leads technical discussions at project review sessions and in negotiations with the project sponsor.
  • Is recognized within the organization in one or more areas of technical expertise.
  • Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. Provides recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems or applicable company procedures and guidelines.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

  • An Active Secret Security Clearance is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 5 to 7 years relevant work experience.  Master’s degree preferred.  Degree(s) must be in engineering, computer science, mathematics or a related discipline.
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years of applicable 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, Skills, Abilities

  • Prior Navy military experience and understanding of shipboard systems is highly desired.
  • Demonstrated command of engineering principles, methods, and techniques in area of expertise.
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.
  • Effective customer and organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and 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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