Technical Support Manager in San Diego, CA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

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Job Description

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Technical Support Manager

Job Functions

  • The Technical Support Manager will perform management functions relating to configuration management, quality control, integrated logistics support, information technology, cybersecurity, and systems engineering
  • The Technical Support Manager is responsible for policy, procedural guidance and coordination of the Configuration Management program. He is responsible for the proper application and conduct of the requirements as specified by the CM plan.
  • The Technical Support Manager is responsible for the development and management of the Quality Assurance Program in accordance with ISO 9001. He manages the program and maintains the credibility and effectiveness of the Quality Assurance Program. The Technical Support Manager is also responsible for Quality Assurance training of contractor employees and of general quality awareness at SCORE.
  • The Technical Support Manager is responsible for managing functions associated with Integrated Logistic Support to identify items requiring maintenance, performing failure analysis, and the scheduling of preventive maintenance.
  • The Technical Support Manager is responsible for the management of information technology and cybersecurity in accordance with the Department of Defense/Department of Navy requirements. He will ensure that functions and services are managed according to best business practices as identified by a framework for network management such as Project Management Institute (PMI) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) standards or International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Network Management Model.
  • The Technical Support Manager is responsible for managing engineers and technicians in the design, development and implementation of new methods and procedures for the technical solution that meets the requirements of technical improvements (e.g., performance upgrades). He recommends, establishes business case, and assists in building acceptance of new proposed program modifications, methods, and procedures. He conducts and provides moderately complex cost/benefit analysis for new proposed program modifications, methods, and procedures. He oversees the definition of system objectives and design specifications in collaboration with business analyst and/or project manager. He manages the definition of controls, conversion procedures and system implementation plans, which may include user training and orientation. He manages the technical collaboration of company lines of service, client IT, vendors, and subcontractors. Represents the company in new technology planning and is the lead in assessing emerging technologies. He assists clients in articulating and defining their business requirements and assists in preparing the business case justification for technical investment decisions.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering, Computer discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Five (5) years of experience in data, network, configuration, safety, and environmental management, and quality assurance of military test or exercise operations including the generation of associated plans, systems implementation and maintenance.
  • Five (5) years of experience in the operation and maintenance of range training systems, range tracking systems, communications, power, range targets, and/or C2W systems.
  • Experience managing engineers and technicians in the design, development, operation and maintenance of complex electronic systems.
  • Experience with configuration management, quality control, integrated logistic support, and cybersecurity for large complex computer-based systems.

Highly Desired Qualifications

  • Program/Project Management Professional Certification is desirable.
  • Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills for design, creation and testing of programs.
  • Good communication skills to interact with team members, support personnel, and provide technical guidance and expertise to customers and management.
  • Good interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members.
  • Ability to work in a self-directed work environment.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to balance and prioritize work.
  • Must be able to obtain an Interim Security Clearance in a timely manner and maintain a US Government (DoD) Secret Clearance and valid Driver's License.



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