Test and Evaluation Research Coordinator - 38389 in WRIGHT PATTER, OH at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 1/5/2022

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Job Description

Do you want to work in a rapidly growing organization that directly supports test and evaluation for Homeland Security?  Huntington Ingalls Industries is seeking a Research Coordinator to support the Homeland Security T&E Center of Excellence (HS T&E COE) located at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The HS T&E COE is born out of the innovative approaches to test planning and data analytics within AFIT’s ten-year-old Scientific Test and Analysis Techniques Center of Excellence (STAT COE).

Specifically, this team provides test and evaluation support for Homeland Security acquisition programs and provides technical and strategic products in the following critical areas.

  1. Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems
  2. Cyber Security and Resilience
  3. Information Technology
  4. Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems
  5. Cloud Technologies
  6. Systems Reliability
  7. Sub-terrain (Cross Border Tunnels) Detection Technologies
  8. Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear and Explosives Detection and Interdiction
  9. Scientific Test and Analysis Techniques

The primary tasks for this role are:

  • Become small team strategic partner with HS leadership to support T&E initiatives
  • Be a knowledge integrator to assemble the best STEM T&E and critical area experts
  • Establish a strategic T&E plan that anticipates rapidly changing threats
  • Assemble/lead a community of academia, industry, and government experts to assess future homeland threats to inform T&E plans across the nine critical areas
  • Coordinate multiple (3-5) technical roundtable events per year and the resulting products
  • Provide best practices, lessons learned, and subject matter expert reach-back
  • Develop T&E guidebooks for program test managers across the critical areas


  • Technical master’s degree (engineering, operations research, mathematics, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience in testing operational systems (hardware and software)
  • Strategic thinker with ability to influence the long-term success of an organization
  • Understanding of potential vulnerabilities in some or all the critical areas
  • Strong technical research and writing skills to prepare authoritative works
  • Exceptional interpersonal and team building skills
  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance


  • Technical PhD (engineering, operations research, mathematics, etc.)
  • DAWIA level III in engineering and/or test and evaluation
  • Ten years of defense or related T&E experience
  • Specific experience in strategic planning

About Technical Solutions, A Division of Huntington Ingalls Industries:

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division is accelerating national security solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising more than 7,000 professionals, our unique national security portfolio includes cyber and electronic warfare, fleet sustainment, ISR, live, virtual, constructive (LVC) solutions, nuclear and environmental services, and unmanned systems. For more information, visit tsd.huntingtoningalls.com.

Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

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Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

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