Systems Engineer - 24818 in Orlando, FL at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

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Job Description


Play a critical role in preparing today's and tomorrow's Warfighters!  Alion is dedicated to helping the Warfighter be ready for challenges they will face on and off the battlefield.  We support relevant, realistic training by tying real-world systems to virtual resources in synthetic environments.  Join our team of professionals developing accurate representations of the real earth environment that enable Warfighters to train while they fight. 

At Alion, we are looking for individuals who want an exciting work environment. If you have the experience, skills and enthusiasm, we want people like you, and to develop your talents.  Alion is one of the Washington Business Journal's Top 50 Technology Employers in the D.C. region and is one of the Best for Vets Employers per Military Times EDGE.

Position Summary

Under general supervision, performs systems engineering work in analysis, design, development, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of the development of the Army's Synthetic Environment (SE) Core program. The SE Core program provides the common infrastructure definition and the SE artifacts necessary to enable simulations to participate in the Live, Virtual and Constructive Integrated Training Environment (LVC ITE).  Highly qualified candidates will have experience with SE Core and/or SE Core confederate programs, SE runtime formats, and geospatial application experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

Performs requirements analysis and validation, technical planning and systems analysis, system integration, verification and validation, evaluations of alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for the total SE Core System of Systems and individual systems.  Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include:  concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.

Prepares and maintains technical documentation to guide system users and to assist with the ongoing operation, maintenance, and development of various systems.

Interacts with customers and other stakeholders and provides input to project managers on programmatic and technical deliverables. 

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in an engineering or related scientific discipline plus 2 to 4 years of directly related experience. Educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 7 years applicable work experience.

Must have a firm understanding of the systems engineering processes involved in full lifecycle software development; Agile-scrum experience is desired.

Experience with development and integration of visual databases is desired.

Experience with constructive, virtual or gaming simulation systems is desired.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

DOORS use for requirements activities is desired

Discipline to work in a CMMI Level III development environment

Ability to communicate highly complex software concepts effectively.

Knowledge of systems engineering principles, methods, and techniques.

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

Effective organization level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

Must be US citizen; no dual citizenship allowed.

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a clearance; active SECRET security clearance is preferred.

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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