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Huntington Ingalls Industries Principal Systems Engineer in Fort Meade, Maryland

Principal System Engineer:

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.


At least nineteen (19) years 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, and performing technical/nontechnical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis; A Bachelor's Degree in a related technical field is highly desired and will be considered equivalent to four (4) years’ experience.

Clearance: TS/SCI/FSP