Tech Center Part Time Tech-Area Advisors & SME's


On Site
USD 160,000.00 per year
Full Time


Big data
Software development
Object-Oriented Programming
Data structure
Software testing
Open systems
Cyber security
Risk management framework
Data Science
Systems design
Software deployment
Electronic warfare
Systems modeling
Use cases
Strategic planning
Strategy development
Proposal writing
Research and Development
Professional development
Security clearance
IT management
Financial planning
Life insurance
Artificial intelligence
Machine Learning (ML)
Business administration
Microsoft Exchange

Job Details

Requisition Number: 18849

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Part Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Anticipated Salary Range: - $160,000.00

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain

Level of Experience: Senior

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.

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Job Description

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Mission Technologies (HII-MT) is actively seeking Part-Time candidates with Government, Military, or Industry specialized technical, engineering, or specialty capability lead 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.

We are seeking individuals to add to our team of Tech-Area SMEs with applied expertise in one or more of the following technical competency area examples:

Agile & Open Software Development - Agile & DevSecOps development processes, organizations, requirements and tools. Application experience with object-oriented programming languages, microservices, data structures, algorithms, and software testing methods. State-of-practice level knowledge of DoD Open Systems approaches (e.g., Open Mission Systems, Big Iron Framework, or others).
Electronic Warfare - Design, Operations, or Deployment of electronic warfare systems to include the state-of-practice of current EW systems, techniques, and modern challenges. May include DoD operational, design, or test experience.
Cyber Security & Info-Warfare - To include Offensive / Defensive operations capabilities, or acquisition expertise in applied Risk Management Framework (RMF). May include DoD operational, design, or support experience and key-certifications.
Data Sciences & Algorithm Development - Mathematics or physics expertise to support novel algorithm development across a wide array of user applications (incl. Communications, Sensing, Data Fusion, and Electronic Warfare). Experience in state-of-practice approaches to Cognitive, Machine Learning, or AI algorithm development, training, and testing methods.
Space Systems - Design, Operations, or Deployment of space systems & space-based capabilities (e.g., Ground Operations & Support, Launch, Bus, Payload, Communications, or Sensors). May include DoD operational, design, or test experience.
RF Systems & Sensors - Design, Operations, or Deployment of RF systems to include Radar, Electronic Warfare, Communications, Software Defined Radios & FPGA-based systems, or other capabilities. May include DoD operational, design, or test experience.
RF Photonics Devices - State-of-practice level expertise in the design & fabrication of RF Photonics devices. To include applications for RF Signal Generation and Communications.
Model Based Engineering (MBE) & Digital Twins - Applications of industry MBE Tools for system modeling, requirements development, design, and evaluation. Program-level analysis to identify business use-cases where MBE approached may add efficiencies. Development of digital twins in mixed-fidelity demonstration & test environments.

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 $70-$95/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 engages across our portfolio of programs & companies. They are not limited to working on 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.).

Example activities range from direct support to DoD customer programs (e.g., studies & analysis, advisory, or other part-time roles in your related field), contributing to our business opportunities (e.g., strategic goals & strategy development, technical solutions & whitepapers, supporting RFI or proposal development 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

15 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 13 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or 10 years relevant experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field.

Bachelor's Degree in related Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or Business Administration
Candidates must possess expert level knowledge & breadth of applied experience in their related fields to be considered a Subject Matter Expert (SME)
Candidates will demonstrate qualities inherent with technical-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

Master's Degree or PhD is highly desired in a related STEM fields (e.g., Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Physics, or Technical field).
Demonstrated experience in DoD (USAF or other DoD service) acquisition programs for aerospace systems.
Demonstrated experience in an engineering or technical lead position (e.g., Government, Military, or Industry level Program Engineers, Lead Engineers, Technical Advisors, Technical Program Leads, Team/Branch Level Leadership).
Previously Published Research or contributions to Technical Organizations.

HII is more than a job - it's an opportunity to build a new future. We offer competitive benefits such as best-in-class medical, dental and vision plan choices; wellness resources; employee assistance programs; Savings Plan Options (401(k)); financial planning tools, life insurance; employee discounts; paid holidays and paid time off; tuition reimbursement; as well as early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships.

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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