Port Hueneme, California

Job Description
The Aegis Combat System (ACS) Live, Virtual, Constructive (LVC) Engineer is a member of the Surface Combat System (CS) Integration Lab (SCIL) team at NSWC Port Hueneme Division (PHD). The ACS LVC Engineer performs engineering and other project activities in order to develop, integrate, and execute virtual ACS systems as part of a Virtual Strike Group.

Duties and Responsibilities

The ACS LVC Engineer has the following duties and responsibilities:
Serves as Technical Lead for the Virtual Test Bed (VTB) requirements and development oversight. In this role, the technical lead collaborates with the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE) operational lead for the test event mission requirements and liaisons with the entire Air Dominance department to ensure these event requirements are met.
  • Collaborates with engineering division leads to build integrated project teams (IPTs) and manning plans to support NCTE training events.
  • Collaborate with IPTs to design architectures that support specific test event requirements; document these architectures using established diagram standards - e.g. Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) SV-1 and SV-2
  • Monitors the health and status of test events during execution and directs activities of the integrated project team to address any technical issues.
  • Troubleshoot LVC and VTB system related issues and ensure test event system interfaces are configured in accordance with documented interface standards
Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline plus 2 to 4 years of directly related experience is required.
In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 6 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience. Experience working with Navy systems and/or commands.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Should possess a thorough understanding of Aegis Weapon System and Aegis Combat System
  • Threats to surface combatants including air and missile threats, surface threats, and undersea
  • Models and simulations of relevant threats
  • Linux and Windows operating systems and be able to use advanced capabilities of these systems
  • Networking concepts, architectures, and transport technologies like TCP/IP
  • Knowledge of Distributed Simulation protocols such as High-Level Architecture (HLA) and Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS)
  • Familiarization with HLA Federation Object Model (FOM) architecture and/or Object-Oriented Design (OOD) concepts and techniques
  • Knowledge of Navy Strike Group C4I tactical systems including CEC, Link 16, and GCCS
  • Ability to recognize, analyze, and troubleshoot distributed simulation problems and provide acceptable solutions or corrections
  • Ability to provide technical project leadership, establish milestones, estimate resources, and other project management skills
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills

Must currently hold and be able to maintain a US Secret clearance

About Technical Solutions, A Division of Huntington Ingalls Industries:

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Huntington Ingalls Industries' Technical Solutions division is accelerating national security solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising more than 7,000 professionals, our unique national security portfolio includes cyber and electronic warfare, fleet sustainment, ISR, live, virtual, constructive (LVC) solutions, nuclear and environmental services, and unmanned systems. For more information, visit tsd.huntingtoningalls.com.




Security Clearance: Secret
Telework - Limited

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.

Port Hueneme, California

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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