Visual Systems Engineer - 24829 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 develops and generates M&S terrain databases for the Army's Synthetic Environment (SE) Core program. Assists with the integration of processes and methodologies to ensure the performance of the terrain database on the target systems.  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 basic engineering work in analysis, design, development, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of more senior engineers in the development of runtime terrain products and toolsets. 

Provides some technical guidance and oversight to entry level technical staff and may act as a technical lead for limited aspects of a project.

Has some independent interaction with customers and provides input to project managers on programmatic and technical deliverables under guidance of more senior technical personnel.


Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in an engineering or related scientific discipline plus 2 to 4 years of directly related experience.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for comparable 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.

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
Discipline to work in a CMMI Level III development environment

Knowledge of geospatial toolsets and generation of runtime terrain databases, synthetic environments and/or visual rendering of 3D models.

Knowledge of visual rendering hardware.

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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