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Company: HII Mission Technologies
Location: Herndon
Posted on: July 10, 2024

Job Description:

Requisition Number: 17952 Required Travel: 0 - 10% Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt Security Clearance: Top Secret Level of Experience: Senior This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. HII works within our nation's intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners. Meet HII's Mission Technologies Division Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense - the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that's right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you. Job Description The Chief Engineer/Technology (Tech) Innovation Lead supports the Program Manager and Task Order Leads for scouting and evaluating new/emerging technologies, capabilities, concepts, and innovative solutions. The Chief Engineer provides technology transition management for organizing, coordinating, executing, and integrating activities to drive the development and delivery of innovative capabilities (e.g., products, services, processes, models, new concepts) for the Intelligence Community, without adversely impacting the ability to rapidly respond to changing requirements. Support activities include interaction with Sponsor and Government customers on capabilities to assess and counter emerging threats; managing/leading cross-functional teams of staff and subcontractors in technology development activities; and direct contributions to operational and technical solutions for the IC. The Chief Engineer manages relationships and partnerships (subcontractors, vendors, industry, laboratories, academic institutions) for understanding and leading technology transition/integration and innovation efforts. The ideal candidate is a subject matter expert in systems engineering (hardware/software/networks, and/or Artificial Intelligence), has recent and extensive experience with the IC, and is fully capable of representing the interests of the Sponsor and Government organizations at senior level meetings and briefings. Essential Job Responsibilities * The Chief Engineer supports the PM in the management of task order (TO) technical activities, deliverables, schedules, costs, risks, subcontractors, and vendors. * Leads technology Innovation efforts of support staff, teammates, and partners from industry and academia * Conducts market research and analysis of alternatives for potential technologies, capabilities, and innovative solutions * Overall lead for emerging technologies (e.g., Artificial Intelligence) and integration to support existing and evolving program requirements
* Organizes and leads technical demonstrations and innovation reviews as required/directed * Collaborates with HII's Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Technology Council, and Technical Fellows * Maintains relevancy and stays abreast of new/emerging technologies * Scouts and evaluates entrepreneurial and innovative ideas * Establishes strategic relationships within and across innovative businesses * Supports the development, refinement, delivery, and implementation of innovative solutions and capabilities * Engages and collaborates with mission stakeholders, industry, academia, research institutions, and RDT&E organizations, as required/directed * Engage and meet with IC leadership to update the customer on technology initiatives and challenges * Assist with the oversite of the cost, schedule, and technical performance of the projects ensuring delivery against contractual obligations * Support development of new business and/or expand business with existing customers
Minimum Qualifications * Active Top Secret security clearance; must meet eligibility requirements for ISSA/Top Secret/SCI clearance and successfully complete a full scope polygraph examination * Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution in one of the following areas: STEM field * 15 years of progressive technical management experience with Bachelors in related field; 13 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 10 years relevant experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field
* Recent IC experience in operational and technical planning, operations, and/or RDT&E * 3 years of recent experience (within the past 5 years) as a Senior Engineer/Technical Lead directly supporting IC projects * Demonstrated ability to multi-task and lead cross-functional teams with diverse disciplines at all levels of the organization, including senior scientific and engineering subject matter experts; excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with a collaborative team mindset
* Experience leading technical projects and teams of varying sizes and disciplines * Ability to use automation and collaboration tools such as Microsoft Office and Teams to present ideas, information, reports, and customer relationship management
Preferred Requirements * 10 years of experience supporting IC projects to include reverse engineering, exploitation, and/or rapid prototyping * Active ISSA/Top Secret/SCI security clearance with full scope polygraph
* Experience in evaluating technologies and innovative capabilities for the IC * Understanding of IC procurement lifecycle and supply chain risk management
Physical Requirements Normally subject to minimal hazards associated with the office environment. May involve gathering data while observing rotating or operating machinery. May encounter extremes of temperature, pollution, humidity, noise, and other environmental factors while collecting data, observing performance of task teams, or making quality assurance checks at the actual labor site. Why HII We build the world's most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals. Recognized as one of America's top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people's safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you'll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career. Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive. Today's challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It's why we're focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Do You Need Assistance? If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #3 for HII Technical Solutions.

Keywords: HII Mission Technologies, Chantilly , CHIEF ENGINEER INNOVATION LEAD-17952 WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE, Engineering , Herndon, Virginia

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