Systems Engineering, Senior Associate

Sep 28, 2021
Oct 20, 2021
Full Time
Clearance Required:


Education Required:


US Citizenship:


The MIL Corporation is now hiring!

Let your imagination take flight supporting the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). Looking to find work that stimulates your mind, challenges your skills, and satisfies your curiosity? MIL currently holds several multi-year contracts with NAWCAD in the areas of Cyber, C5ISR, and Information Technology systems.


The MIL Corporation is seeking a Systems Engineering, Senior Associate, who will serve as an Operational Technology (OT) Subject Matter Expert (SME) to support a Federal Government client via remote access . Selected candidate must be near a Navy Regional Installation to check SIPR email 2-4 times per month at no cost to the government. The SME will apply leading-edge cyberspace principles, theories, and concepts and contribute to the development of new principles and concepts in cyber security for OT solutions found throughout the industrial passive information technology (IT) environment, e.g., civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering, facility-related control systems, energy, transportation, utilities, critical infrastructure, public safety, telecommunications.

  • Provide expert support, analysis, and research into exceptionally complex problems and processes relating to OT.
  • Provide technical knowledge and analysis of complex challenges that require an SME level of understanding for effective development and implementation of OT solutions.
  • Support working groups alongside other Headquarters program managers to ensure OT lifecycle and sustainment requirements are captured during project inception.
  • Serve as a technical expert on project teams providing technical direction and interpretation with realistic alternatives.
  • Develop technical strategies to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
  • Support OT supply chain risk management.
  • Synthesize complex challenges into executive briefs and decision papers.
  • Identify emerging risks and threats to support mitigation.
  • Support all forms of OT exercises and planning.
  • Support, government led, pre & post-assessment and inspection activities.

Required Qualifications
  • 15 years of experience with distributed hardware, software and network communication elements used to control and monitor physical processes, electrical, and mechanical equipment.
  • Advanced knowledge of networks and communications protocols commonly used in OT such as MODBUS and BACnet.
  • Advanced knowledge in OT system lifecycle and sustainment.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Limited CONUS and OCONUS travel required - estimated four (4) trips per year.
  • Per federal guidelines, ability to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain by December 8, 2021

Desired Qualifications
  • Active SIPR Account.
  • Experience with classified room protocol.
  • Experience with products such as


Master's Degree from an accredited college. A combination of other degrees, experience, certifications & training could be substituted for a master's degree.


All applicants for this position must possess a current Secret Clearance; please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.

Why MIL?

MIL is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you. Whether you're fresh out of college or the military or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be right for you.

Here at The MIL Corporation, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here, and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Some of our most recent awards include:
  • 2020, 2019, 2018, & 2017 Top Workplaces Award, The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)
  • 2020, 2017 Top Workplace Award, Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine (South Carolina)
  • 2019 & 2018 Certified Great Workplace, Great Place to Work®
  • 2018 Fortune, Great Place to Work: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

If your goal is to help the federal government deploy leading technologies, improve financial management, or defend the nation in cyberspace, The MIL Corporation welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.