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Alion Science and Technology

Program Manager 2 - 38161

Virginia Beach, VA

Job Description


The future of naval combat systems training is being built, operated, and delivered at HII. HII Technical Solutions is currently seeking a Program Manager for an exciting engineering contract supporting the development of US Navy (USN) shore-based integrated training systems. This position functions as the point of contact between Huntington Ingalls Industries and the government customer for this program. This position will be based in Virginia Beach, VA.

Defense & Federal Solutions, a business group within Huntington Ingalls Industries' Technical Solutions division, helps solve tough national security challenges for the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies. Our expert capabilities include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), and cyber; secure enterprise IT engineering and operations; military training and simulation; logistics management and integrated product support; and fleet maintenance, modernization, repair and sustainment.

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What you will do

• Oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management. Review status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assess project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.
• Manage direct reports, including labor planning (including assigning personnel to projects), financial budgets, tasking, and oversight of staff in one performing training curriculum analysis, implementation, and evaluation.
• Responsible for ensuring project work products and deliverables are developed in accordance with organizational standard processes.
• Establish and support program and organizational objectives.
• Facilitate and reinforce successful project execution.
• Work closely, collaboratively and communicate effectively with all members of the project team including government and contractors.

What we are looking for

15 years relevant progressive experience with Bachelors in related field

• Bachelor's degree in a technical or business related discipline.
• Must have a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
• Must have experience performing cost estimates associated with Level of Effort (LOE), scope of work and associated requirements.
• Must have experience managing multiple technical instructions and completing projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline.
• Must have experience using Agile methodologies during program execution.
• Experience working with DoD customers, projects, and processes.
• Must have an active DoD SECRET security clearance.

Preferred: Bonus Points For...

  • Experience supporting USN training programs and USN training objectives
  • Experience supporting USN commands such as CSCS and NSWC
  • Experience with FARS/DFARS
  • Experience supporting programs associated with software development
  • Experience leading a large team with subcontractors and/or consultants
  • Management/leadership experience in fast-paced engineering environment.

Physical Requirements

May be required to visit job site in an industrial or shipboard environment. Normally not required to lift more than 40 pounds higher than three feet above feet/floor level.

HII Technical Solutions:
Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Huntington Ingalls Industries' Technical Solutions division provides mission-critical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising nearly 6,000 professionals in 45 states and 16 countries, our unique national security services portfolio includes unmanned systems, defense and federal solutions, and nuclear and environmental services. For more information, visit

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America's largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII's Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII's Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Security Clearance: Secret
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-4dhagrXn7LcK
Employment Type: Other