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Systems Engineer Associate - 26949 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 1/21/2019

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    Norfolk, VA
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Job Description


Position Summary

  • Under immediate supervision, the Associate Systems Engineer supports the development, operation and maintenance of technology systems. Assists with the integration of processes and methodologies to ensure the performance of the total system.
  • Supports senior technical personnel and project managers within own organization in various technical activities related to system and technical product development. Candidate will be part of a team of engineers and technicains supporting submarines at Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center.
  • Receives immediate supervision from management as well as technical guidance and training from the more experienced technical staff.


  • Applies standard technical concepts, techniques, and procedures to provide assistance to higher-level engineers in the development of technical systems. Typically follows guidelines established by precedence.
  • Assists in the analysis of existing systems and the definition, design, and development of new system requirements.  Performs basic engineering work in analysis, design, development, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of system and technical product development. Duties often include the collection of information and data, performance of various tests, and the development of technical documents.
  • Has limited independent interaction with customers and typically provides input to project managers on programmatic and technical deliverables under immediate supervision by more senior technical personnel.
  • Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. May provide recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems and applicable company procedures and guidelines.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering plus 0 to 2 years of related experience.  Degree must be in engineering, computer science, mathematics or a related discipline.
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 5 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

  • Basic knowledge of engineering principals, methods, and techniques within a specific area of expertise.
  • Basic knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.
  • Basic internal team communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must have experience working with RADIAC equipment.
  • TAMS, NTIRA, RMMCO, 3M, AITs,CASREP, CANAB, submarine-served or submarine maintenance enterprise experienced.
  • METCAL, PMT, OSARs, CTRA, SPETERL, TMDE, 3M; submarine experience highly desired
  • Prior service aboard submarines or experience with submarine systems highly desirable.
  • Must be eligible for SECRET security clearance immediately upon employment.

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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