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Systems Engineer
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Alion Science and Technology | Pearl Harbor, HI
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Job Description


Position Summary

Under general supervision, develops, operates and maintains moderately complex technology systems. Participates in 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. Receives general supervision from management as well as technical guidance and training from the more experienced technical staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

Systems Engineer: The subcontractor shall provide systems and integration engineering for Joint Live, Virtual and Constructive simulation systems. Provide development, coordination, maintenance, and execution of PWC project integration and test plans coordinated with training systems engineers and with the PWC engineering team. Work with the PWC engineering team to effect appropriate changes to core software, as well as the JLVC and PWC Architectures, to achieve interoperability. The subcontractor shall control and operate PWC simulation federation tools and other simulation/C4I systems such as JTLS, JSAF, MTWS, OneSAF, JCATS, MDST, JLOTS, JTIMS, JTDS, JMSEL, JLOD, JDLM, DESS, ACE-IOC, AFSERS, MUSE, C2PC, AGILE Client, NWARS-NG, JOPES, CAMPS, DCAMPS, GDSS, SMS, TBMCS, GCCS-J, GCCS-M, IAS, CIS, ADSI, JDISS, and JWICS. Participate in all events requiring testing, op-checks, and execution. Document process and provide process improvement analysis.

Performs basic engineering work in analysis, design, development, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of higher-level engineers in the development of system and technical products. Typically employs pre-established guidelines and instructions, and limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish task objectives.

Duties often include the collection of information and data, performance of various tests, and engineering computations, measurements and analyses. Exhibits the ability to independently perform basic data validation and troubleshooting.

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.

Provides input and support to intra-organizational proposal development efforts. May have some exposure to and provide some input to inter-organizational technical and business development activities.

Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. Provides 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 plus 10 years of directly related experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 8 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

"Modeling and Simulation development experience is preferred.

Preference for small engineering team management background.

Preference for systems integration experience.

Preference for C, C++ and Java development experience in a Linux/Unix development environment.

Preference for experience with JSAF (Joint Semi-Automated Forces) software.

Must be willing to travel"

Knowledge of engineering principles, methods, and techniques within a specific area of expertise.

Knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.

Effective organization level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

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

A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after 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.

About Alion Science and Technology

Alion Science and Technology Corporation (Alion) is engaged in the provision of scientific, engineering and information technology (IT) solutions for problems relating to national defense, homeland security and energy and environmental analysis. The Company provides these research and developmental services primarily to United States government agencies, in particular the United States Department of Defense (DoD), state and foreign governments, and other commercial customers. During the fiscal year ended September 30, 2008 (fiscal 2008), Federal government contracts accounted for 92.9% revenue, of which 86.4% came from the DoD alone. (Source: 10-K)