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Alion Science and Technology

Engineering Project Manager, Senior - 38061

Norfolk, VA

Job Description


Huntington Ingalls Industries is looking for a qualified individual to fill the role of a Senior Project Engineer for their Advanced Modeling and Simulation Technical Operation. This person would be responsible for managing high-visibility projects as well as establishing and maintaining best-practices within the organization for project management. In addition, responsibilities include:

• Developing project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with management;
• Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility;
• Determining project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel to phases and elements;

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• Determining project schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements;
• Maintaining project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems;
• Preparing project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions;
• Defining, generating, and reviewing project requirements documentation;
• Monitoring project to ensure work scope, schedule, and budget are well defined and maintained;
• Performing risk management to recognize and mitigate project risks;
• Ensuring that project management methodologies used are in line with organizational processes;
• Projecting labor, equipment, travel, and other costs for government review in coordination with Program Management;
• Presenting project status and technical concepts to stakeholder groups in person and/or virtually

Basic Qualifications

• B.S./B.A. and 8+ years of experience, M.S./M.A. and 6+ years of experience, or Ph.D. and 3+ years of experience in project management
• In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 14 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
• Experience managing complex project plans
• Experience working in a government contracting environment
• Experience leading a team of project managers, engineers, or technical SMEs
• Solid organizational skills including attention to detail
• Self-motivated and driven desire to succeed with minimal direction
• Ability to work both in a team and individually
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

• Certification in Project/Program Management (e.g. PMP, PgMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP, PRINCE II, etc.)
• Basic knowledge of Atlassian Jira or Confluence, or Microsoft Project
• Experience adapting project management processes to improve efficiency


• Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

Security Clearance: None
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee's talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength .

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 for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

Job ID: Alion-oUbyqZfQwcMN
Employment Type: Other