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Huntington Ingalls Industries Principal Systems Engineer - 353 in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

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 a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Job Description

HII – Technical Solutions Division is currently seeking a Principal Systems Engineer to work out of their Fort Meade, MD office.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Provide team leadership for a for large-scale IT program with the mission to unify software development with operational and infrastructure support.

  • Customer-facing operational support position that requires identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving both internal system problems, as well as external customer-related IT issues.

  • Extensive interaction and collaboration with multi-disciplined Integrated Product Teams and infrastructure system administrators.

  • Experience supporting fast-paced development programs with aggressive release cycles.

  • Technical expertise for incident response and the ability to triage problems to ensure continuous system operations.

  • Coordinate hardware acquisition planning; interface with data center services and various support organizations for installation, provisioning, integration, and acceptance.

  • Support software release planning and deployment installations; communicate important information about system maintenance, changes, events, and address concerns regarding any aspect of operational services.

  • Ability to quickly assess an issue and provide management with comprehensive long or short-term actions for restoration of service(s) required.

  • Must be able to prepare procedural documentation for troubleshooting, escalation procedures, standard operating procedures and service-level agreements.

  • Follows organizational practices in regard to Incident, Problem, and Change Management along with the creation of tracking records for monitoring and reporting.

  • Eventually implementing an on-call service support model requiring rotational and/or working alternate shifts.

  • Knowledge of agile software development methodologies.

  • Familiarity with continuous integration strategies and automated deployment approaches.

  • Familiarity with JIRA, Confluence, enterprise system monitoring tools, event messaging services, and NiagaraFiles ( NiFi ) technologies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 20+ Years with Bachelors or 18+ Years with Masters or HS diploma with 25+ years of relevant experience.

  • Experience as a Systems Engineer performing and providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration and testing of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation,

  • Conducting system requirements reviews

  • Developing concepts of operation and interface standards

  • Developing system architectures

  • Performing technical/nontechnical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis

  • Clearance: Must possess and maintain a TS/SCI Security Clearance with Poly

Preferred Requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree in a related technical field is highly desired and will be considered equivalent to four (4) years’ experience

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.