Systems Engineer (JLVC -MTWS Integrator) - 33849 in Suffolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/25/2020

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    Suffolk, VA
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Job Description

The Systems Engineer guides engineering teams in taking a multi-discipline approach to requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, resiliency, services development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across the Joint Live, Virtual, Constructive Federation.

  • Ability to work with a team or alone as the projects dictate.
  • Good analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Guide the planning, analysis/traceability of user requirements, architectures traceability, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review M&S capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations.
  • Guide Mid-level and Junior-level system engineers developing solution designs based on analysis of requirements and new technology.
  • Assist the customer in the capture and translation of mission and customer requirements into M&S systems, capabilities, and solutions.
  • Assist the customer in performing systems integration activities.
  • Conduct Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs), Course of Actions (CoAs), and Engineering Assessments.
  • Assist the Government in strategic technical planning, project management, performance engineering, risk management and interface design.
  • Perform and assist with agile engineering activities such as backlog grooming, Release Planning Events, Program Epics, and Minimal Viable Product functions generation in Confluence, JIRA task management.
  • Operate at the level of integrating multiple systems, services, processes, and interfaces within a Systems Acquisition across organizational and agency boundaries.
  • Experience with common enterprise network service implementations and network architecture principles.
  • Experience with Information Assurance principles and policy

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Systems Engineering or in related technical or scientific fields such as engineering, physics, mathematics, operations research, engineering management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of systems engineering experience required. 2-4 years of senior-level experience in relevant work areas including: DoD/IC Acquisition Process, Requirements Process, system engineering of large complex System of Systems or Service Oriented Architecture/Cloud environments. 
  • Demonstrated experience with systems engineering lifecycle.
  • Active Secret clearance with TS/SCI eligibility


  • 5 years of experience leading development, implementation, employment, and management of cutting-edge technologies for military and defense industry customers.
  • Expert in deploying, maintaining and leveraging sophisticated Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) systems to provide leadership with Common Operational Picture (COP) and real-time situational awareness.
  • Firm grasp on Military staff level training and its enablers.
  • Basic understanding of M&S capabilities to include Joint and Service models:  JCATS, MTWS, WARSIM, JSAF.
  • Basic understanding of C4I inject point stimulation to portray a COP and real-time situational awareness.  Strong background and understanding of data flows within C4I systems and networks is a huge plus.


Security Clearance: Secret

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