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Alion Science and Technology

Tactical Combat Training (TCTS) System Engineer -T4S/TTS - 36428

Ridgecrest, CA

Job Description

Position Summary

Alion is looking for a Tactical Combat Training System (TCTS) Principal System Engineer to join our national team for the recently awarded contract in China Lake, CA. Alion continues to be the Navy's choice for integrating, operating, and maintaining the Tactical Training Ranges, Navy Continuous Training Environment, and Tactical Combat Training System Increment II to realize a persistent world-wide Live, Virtual, Constructive training capability. . The TCTS Principal Systems Engineer is responsible for the analysis, design, development, upgrade, and integration of software-based tactical training systems.


  • Generates quantifiable requirements based on customer description, system planning and design, and acquisition logistics.
  • Ensures requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods.
  • Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with other engineering disciplines to develop lower level detailed implementation requirements.
  • Establishes and coordinates development of standards, practices, and procedures as related to the overall product development.
  • Designs interfaces and brings system elements together so they work as a whole.
  • Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures.
  • Customer liaison and support for business development activities and to understand and shape requirements.
  • Participates in system conceptual design and documentation of the design concepts.
  • Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop lower level detailed requirements.
  • Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements through compliance verification and validation.
  • Generates system level requirements verification procedures and customer acceptance test procedures.
  • Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they meet the objectives of the contractual requirements and participates in the testing process to validate requirements.

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Education and Experience
  • Requires a Bachelors Degree and 12-15 years of relevant systems engineering experience including the analysis, design, development, upgrade, and integration of software-based tactical training systems and a minimum of 10 years of experience in TCTS/P5CTS training systems. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience.
  • Must have participated in at least one major Systems Engineering Technical Review (SETR) milestone meeting and have the knowledge to prepare and actively participate in any SETR process meetings.
  • Prior experience managing requirements, maintaining interfaces, and managing risks.
  • Experience working with documented software processes and cybersecurity (Information Assurance) practices required.
  • Must have an active Secret clearance.



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-s7BSbfOIq7aj
Employment Type: Other