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Huntington Ingalls Industries - Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc. provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII-MIS is currently seeking a Software Architect to work at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Information Directorate in Rome, NY.

Their role will be to define and evolve a reference architecture for the Air Force Simulator Common Architecture Requirements and Standards (SCARS) initiative. The SCARS initiative, managed by the Air Force Simulator Program Office (AFLCMC/WNS) is meant to apply current and emerging cloud processing technologies to simulation devices to enhance capabilities, improve life cycle support, and improve the cybersecurity posture of the Air Force training enterprise.

Duties and Responsibilities (to include but not be limited to the following):

  • High level design of reference architecture; major components and boundaries (interfaces and standards).

  • Design SCARS SAAS, PAAS components to support SCARS Reference Architecture based upon technical/engineering documentation from simulators and FACE architecture, and other relevant data sources.

  • Identify and/or design other required services and design patterns; authentication, basic networking services (DNS, zones, NTP).

  • Design components that can be implemented by the Software Developer.

  • Make recommendation for authentication and authorization.

  • Participate in studies and pilot projects. Identify tradeoffs and decision points.

  • Design and implement a cloud-based development environment to facilitate (Industry and Government) enterprise-wide collaboration to move the SCARS initiative forward.

Qualifications and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science.

  • 15 years of experience in software architectures relating to real-time systems, simulation, modular/open architectures, networking, operating systems, hypervisors, containers, and cloud computing technologies. Understanding of security controls defined in the NIST Risk Management Framework.

  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies and tools including DevOps.


  • Background in flight simulation software development

  • Experience in MBSE and SysML

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science or Computer Engineering


  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements.

  • The selected applicants will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Ability to attain and hold a Secret level clearance.

About Us

HII Mission Driven Innovative Solutions (HII-MIS), is a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII); a Fortune 500 company that employs more than 39,000 employees worldwide, with annual revenues of $7.5 billion (2017). HII-MIS executes a number of successful, innovative, and mission–driven contracts throughout the DoD, the IC, and other Federal and State agencies.

HII-MIS excels at working with our Government customers who undertake ambitious efforts to modernize their capabilities to deal with today’s dynamic environments. We offer innovation, technology, experience, and success assisting our customers migrate to new paradigms of operational achievement, while efficiently managing risk. We bring understanding and expertise; developing and integrating strategic talent to optimize our workforce and drive integration of new and emerging technologies to enhance program performance. Overall, more than 1,600 HII-MIS professionals deliver ISO 9001:2008-certified and CMMI ML3 high-value solutions to customers worldwide.

HII-MIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled