San Antonio, Texas

Job Description

With more than 80 years of experience engineering science and technology solutions to support national security, Alion supports clients with big ideas and real solutions.

Position Summary

This position provides dedicated contractor support at 16th Air Force (16 AF) to advise and assist the Special Mission Enterprise in technical services for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) systems. 16 AF Special Missions Enterprise supports numerous air, space, and cyber-related mission partners/customers to provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities that enable stakeholders to perform their respective missions that are essential to overall mission success.


Review, Coordinate and recommend the approval of C4I Systems in the areas of:

Quality Assurance

Data Communications



Configuration Management

Operating Systems

Software Development/Prototyping


Software Maintenance

System Support Services

Database Management

Computer Security IAW ICD 503/507 Series

  • Coordinate, review and recommend changes to requirements for equipment purchases to ensure all technical aspects are clearly planned and properly executed for C4I Systems.
  • Assist in developing: Certification and Accreditation (C&A) documentation, detailed Standard Operating Procedures, building node layouts, fiber layout to include end-to-end connectivity.
  • Execute commercial off-the-shelf software testing, evaluation, and provide all documentation to the designated Information Assurance representative for the use on C4I systems.
  • Maintain equipment, keeping systems current and updated with security patches and updates in accordance with Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs). Maintain system integrity, functionality, ensure backups of data and system state, install and update node and server equipment, update physical diagrams, update system documentation, and update any installation documentation required for C4I systems.
  • Formulate specification, program upgrades; establish budget estimates for future projects.
  • Assist in determining communications, Automated Information Systems (AIS) and Communications Security (COMSEC) requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • BS in Computer Science or a related field with five (5) years of experience or MS in Computer Science or related scientific/technical field with three (3) years of experience; or 10 years of experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Current Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
  • At least 5 years of specialized experience within the last 10 years with multi-level security system technologies, SCI collection and analysis systems, and SCI communication systems.
  • Experience with administration and/or management of Windows and Linux/UNIX-based networks, databases, workstations, servers and/or trusted operating systems.
  • Experience with COMSEC Responsible Officer (CRO) duties.
  • Must possess an IAT Level II Certification described in DoDD 8140.01 and DoDD 8570.01-M.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Telework - Not Eligible

San Antonio, Texas

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 provides mission-critical national security solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs about 44,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

  • Builder of the most complex ships in the world for 135 years at Newport News, and 82 years at Ingalls.
  • Sole builder of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers, the world’s largest warships, and one of two builders constructing nuclear-powered submarines.
  • Exclusive provider of refueling services for nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, at the forefront of new ship technologies, specialized manufacturing capabilities and nuclear facility management.
  • Largest industrial employer in Virginia and Mississippi, and an employer in Louisiana and Alabama.
  • Largest supplier of U.S. Navy surface combatants—has built more than 70 percent of Navy fleet of warships.
  • Builder-of-record for Aegis DDG 51 class of guided missile destroyers.
  • Builder of record for the LHA 6 class large-deck amphibious ships and the sole builder of the Navy’s newest fleet of the San Antonio (LPD 17) class amphibious assault ships.
  • Builder-of-record for the flagship of the U.S. Coast Guard – the National Security Cutter.
  • Provider of mission critical and practical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide through Technical Solutions.
  • Provider of advanced unmanned maritime solutions for defense, marine research and commercial applications
  • Next-generation enterprise IT and C51SR
  • Management and operations of Department of Energy nuclear sites
  • Fleet sustainment
  • Employs more than 6,800 engineers and designers.

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