Tech Center Part Time Senior Engineering SME for Aerospace Systems


On Site
USD 200,000.00 per year
Full Time


Big data
Network design
Hardware development
Cyber security
Human factors and ergonomics
Electronic warfare
Electrical Systems
Software maintenance
Adobe AIR
Strategic planning
Strategy development
Proposal writing
Research and Development
Professional development
Mechanical engineering
Electrical engineering
Computer engineering
Security clearance
Systems engineering
Design of experiments
IT management
Artificial intelligence
Machine Learning (ML)
Business administration
Microsoft Exchange

Job Details

Requisition Number: 18602

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Part Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Anticipated Salary Range: - $200,000.00

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain

Level of Experience: Senior

Meet HII's Mission Technologies Division
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Job Description

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Mission Technologies (HII-MT) is actively seeking Part-Time candidates with Government, Military, or Industry senior-level engineering, chief engineering, or organizational technical advisory role experience for placement on our Tech Center SME team. The team provides needed expert support to our operations program teams & Government customers. Our SMEs also serve as the foundation to our organization's technical advisory to our senior leaders, maintain our expertise & tech-base, and provide professional development & mentorship opportunities for our workforce. 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.

The following are the expertise areas or competencies we are seeking for this Senior Engineering role for Aircraft Systems: Systems Engineering, Structures, Flight Technology, Propulsion & Propulsion Installations, Subsystems, Human Factors/Crew systems, Diagnostics Systems, Avionics & Integrated Avionics Systems (e.g., Radar, Communications, Targeting, Electronic Warfare & Countermeasures, etc.), Electrical Systems, Electromagnetic Environmental Effects, Systems Safety, Computer Systems and Software, Maintenance, Armaments, Passenger Safety, Materials, Air Transportability.

This position is managed from Dayton Ohio. However, the role is mission driven and candidates can be located in Dayton, Ohio, co-located at other business sites, or fully remote.

The pay range for this role is $75-$105/hour depending on the candidate's unique education, background and experience levels. This position can support cleared and uncleared applicants.

Essential Job Responsibilities

The Tech Center is a growing and highly flexible matrixed organization. Our team of SMEs & Technical Advisors engage across our portfolio of programs & company. They are not limited to working for a single project or task.

Our candidate's work activities are scoped based on each person's specific expertise areas, the needs of both the candidate (e.g., availability & part-time flexibility, desired work scope & tasks, continued professional development), the needs of direct customer projects (e.g., specific project taskings, and contractual or deliverable obligations), and ongoing company initiatives they are supporting (strategic planning roles, customer engagements, corporate activities, etc.).

Tech Center SME activities can range from direct support to DoD customer programs (e.g., studies, analysis, research, advisory, or other part-time program office roles in your related field), contributing to our business opportunities (e.g., strategic goal & strategy development, developing new or novel technical solutions, contributing to whitepaper or proposal teams, and internal research & development (IRAD) projects. In addition, our team routinely participates in or leads internal professional development initiatives (e.g., mentorship, continuous learning, or organizational quality improvements).

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum of 15 years' experience in related Systems Engineering, Technical Programmatic Teams, or Business Capability area role
Demonstrated experience in DoD (USAF, USSF or other DoD service) acquisition programs for aerospace systems.
Bachelor's Degree in a related STEM field (e.g., Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Physics, or Technical Management).
Candidates must possess expert level knowledge & breadth of experience in their related fields to be considered a Subject Matter Expert (SME)
Candidates will demonstrate qualities inherent with senior-leadership experience, such as ability to: analyze, plan, and adjust work operations to meet requirements and objectives within available resources; adapt standard techniques/processes to perform complex tasks; plan, organize, and mentor junior managers & employees.
Candidates may be required to obtain or maintain a minimum of a SECRET clearance and access commensurate to their involvement with the USG. Candidates will be subject to investigation as required by the NISPOM, ICD 704 processes, DoD Manual 5205.07, Volume 2, and any additional Government Policy or Directives as determined by the Cognizant Security Agency. Candidates may be subject to a polygraph and enhanced security review. However, those without current security clearances may also apply!

Preferred Requirements

20+ years' experience in related Systems Engineering, Technical Programmatic Teams, or Business Capability area role
Demonstrated experience in a Government, Military, or Industry senior level engineering or technical authority position (e.g., Government, Military, or Industry level Directors of Engineering (DoE), Chief Engineers, Technical Advisors, Technical Program Leads, or Team/Branch/Division Level Leads).
Master's Degree is highly desired in a related STEM fields (e.g., Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Physics, or Technical Management).
Previously Published Research or contributions to Technical Organizations.

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.

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