Chief Engineer with Security Clearance

HII Mission Technologies
Fairfax, Virginia
May 26, 2024
May 30, 2024
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Requisition Number: 16789 Required Travel: 0 - 10% Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt Security Clearance: TS/SCI Level of Experience: Senior This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. HII works within our nation's intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners. Meet HII's Mission Technologies Division Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense - the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that's right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you. Job Description The HII Cyber, Electronic Warfare, & Space Group is hiring a Chief Engineer for a $100M Task Order supporting the Secretary of the Air Force Concepts, Development and Management (SAF/CDM) Mission Partner Capability Office (MPCO) and its mission partners. As part of the senior leadership cadre, you will lead all technical activities associated with the Mission Partner Environment (MPE). The MPE is a global capability framework enabling commanders to plan and execute Command, Control, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C3ISR) communications within appropriate security domains, spanning and Mission Partner (MP) infrastructures, across all warfighting functions. The Chief Engineer is responsible for overall Task Order systems engineering activities, to include technical reviews, analysis, supporting the DoD's MPE Future Vision with a data-centric focus. You will contribute immediately to the development and fielding of the MPE in support of the National Defense Strategy, the warfighter, and foreign Mission Partners. The selected candidate will work directly with the TO Program Manager, HII senior management, industry partners, Combatant Commands, Joint Staff, OSD, and Mission Partners. If you are a technical leader, have the requisite qualifications, and enjoy working in a high tempo environment with a highly motivated team, you are the right choice! Essential Job Responsibilities Lead and manage all Task Order network engineering activities performed by a large cadre of HII and subcontractor personnel to meet TO objectives across the MPE portfolio; includes planning, architecture definition, design, development, and integration, and configuration management Prepare, staff, and publish formal Command architecture documents; lead research, development, and analysis of CCMD architectures, perform capability gap analyses, new performance system analyses, and recommend architectural solutions to achieve the MPE future state capabilities Identify, develop, and implement improvements that pertain to the foundational architecture of any underlying MPE component, system, or network that is related to an existing capability and the addition of new capabilities as prioritized by the MPCO; Lead execution of an Agile-based approach to continuous service improvement to the MPE architecture and infrastructure aligned to the MPCP Systems Engineering Framework; lead PMO's participation in MPCO's SE forums
Identify new and improvements to Systems Engineering tools, implement Model-Based Systems Engineering principles, tools, techniques, processes, and procedures and MOSA-compliant solutions
Serve as the technical lead to all enterprise stakeholders; lead PMO engagement and coordination with the MPCO and MPE enterprise Lead technical reviews, chair engineering review boards; support MPE program reviews, risk and quality metrics/management, program technical issue corrective actions/resolution activities
Lead PMO and customer engagements on technical matters, such as innovation and leading edge technology on-ramps, test and evaluation, and technical baseline verification and validation efforts; prepare and deliver formal briefings, analysis, and reports as required
Establish and maintain effective relationships with customers, subcontractors, relevant academia to identify architecture trends, bring new capabilities to, and improve existing capabilities of, MPE
Coordinate, support, and provide instructions to other contractors and MPCO personnel in the use of the MPCO's Systems Engineering processes and tools; participate in technical exchanges, DoD Enterprise Architecture conferences, and working groups across the MPE enterprise
Minimum Qualifications TS clearance with SCI eligibility
15 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 13 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 10 years relevant experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field
Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) and Joint military experience
Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with a collaborative team mindset
Preferred Requirements Experience utilizing DoDAF diagramming tools (e.g., Cameo NoMagic)
Physical Requirements Office work environment normally encountered. Why HII We build the world's most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals. Recognized as one of America's top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people's safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you'll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career. Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive. Today's challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It's why we're focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Do You Need Assistance? If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1- for assistance. Press for HII Technical Solutions.