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Alion Science and Technology

Systems Engineer - 37735

Columbia, MD

Job Description

Enlighten, a HII company, is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer focused on data flow. Candidate will be responsible for assisting with data engineering process, data flow, requirements, etc. Work will also involve the participation in numerous meetings customers to understand their data sets and problems. Working with the development team and other engineers will conduct System and Data Analysis of complex operational software systems to include troubleshooting, validation of upgrades, transitions and problem-solving.

Security Clearance:

  • A current TS/SCI with a polygraph level security clearance is required and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen. Any candidate with a U.S. Cyber Command clearance is a big plus.

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Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline. Educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • 5 years of experience as a Systems Engineer in programs that encompass large data problems, data flow, data engineering, requirements analysis, process execution and evaluation.
  • Must have Security+ certification or the willingness to obtain one quickly.
  • Proficiency with data transfer concepts over large networks to support acquisition of data.
  • Ability to decompose technical problems and troubleshoot system and dataflow or ETL issues.
  • Familiarity with various data formats such as JSON, XML, and others.
  • Experience with data flow, management, and storage solutions.
  • Prior experience working complex computer systems
  • Proficient understanding and usage of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio or competing office document technologies
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner to diverse audience
  • Comfortable working with customers in discussing the art of the possible in solving their needs and fulfilling the requirements derived from the circulated arts.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience in Agile methods is desired
  • Experience with Kibana and Elasticsearch, Accumulo, HBase, CouchDB, or other NoSQL data stores.
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python and Java.
  • Experience with data flow, management, and storage solutions such as Kafka, NiFi, and AWS S3 and SQS solutions or other competing cloud technologies.


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Polygraph
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-a8moiKOZTvXG
Employment Type: Other