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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Nov 17, 2023

Req ID: 34706 
Entity: Newport News Shipbuilding

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 

Shift: 1st 
Relocation: No relocation assistance available 
Virtual/Telework Opportunity: Yes - Occasional or hybrid telework available 

Travel Requirement:  No 

Clearance Required: No - Clearance Not Required to Start 


Meet HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding
With more than 25,000 employees – including third-, fourth- and even fifth-generation shipbuilders – HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division is the largest industrial employer in Virginia. We’re the sole designer, builder and refueler of U.S. Navy nuclear aircraft carriers and one of two providers of U.S. Navy nuclear submarines. Our diverse and innovative team of professionals ranges from skilled trades to project managers, engineers and software developers to solution architects, technical subject matter experts, and system users. Anchored in our rich, 135-year history, we collaborate together at the forefront of technology, manufacturing, and integration of the most powerful and survivable naval ships in the world. Want to be part of the team? Apply today! We look forward to meeting you.


The Role

Develops computer systems specifications that address business requirements and that fit with the companys system architecture standards. Establishes and documents system parameters and formats, ensures hardware and software systems compatibility and coordinates and/or modifies system parameters in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and capabilities. Revises existing systems and procedures to correct deficiencies and maintain more effective data handling, conversion, input/output requirements, and storage.

Oversight and maintenance of the Master Schedule in Control-M, which houses all jobs to run in batch mode on multiple platforms, while maintaining balance based on priorities, available resources and cross-platform dependencies and development of schedule for all workloads.  Schedule impact analysis as well as suggestion and provision of alternative scheduling scenarios.   Coordinate all aspects of scheduled maintenance efforts by meeting the objectives of production functional requirements, as well as the requirements produced by system hardware/software maintenance personnel.  Implementation and delivery of efficient and accurate operational processes, within adherence to corporate and sector policies, initiatives, and directives.  Analysis, monitoring, and resolution of job schedule anomalies.  Maintenance of  scheduling and control procedures, processes and conventions,  including preparation and maintenance of all auditable documentation as well as updating  changes as they occur and assuring compliance.  Maintenance of the Production On-Call and Documentation system.  Supports processing of ad-hoc jobs and tasks for recovery, holidays, and other special processing.
This position requires rotating 24X7, 365 on-call support. 

Must Have

Bachelor's Degree and 0 years of relevant exempt experience. 

One of the following may be used as an equivalent to Bachelor's Degree for Information Technology Related Positions Only:

  • NNS Apprentice School graduate 
  • Navy Nuclear Power School (NNPS) graduate
  • Associate's Degree or other formal 2 year program and 2 years of relevant exempt experience or 4 years of relevant non-exempt experience
  • Military Paygrade E-5 or above military experience 
  • High School/GED and 4 years combined of Manufacturing, Shipbuilding, Trades, Military experience or other relevant exempt experience
  • High School/GED and 8 years combined of Manufacturing, Shipbuilding, Trades, Military experience or other relevant non-exempt experience
  • A relevant professional certification can be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree.

Nice to Have

Understanding of the general and detailed aspects of the job, and their practical applications to problems and situations ordinarily encountered. Ability to work with systems that process on multiple platforms, for example zOS/390, UNIX and Windows. Knowledge of networking and distributed computing concepts. Knowledge of scheduling and monitoring tools such as Control-M and Tivoli. Scripting tools and program languages, such as UNIX scripting, Perl, JCL, Visual Basic a plus. Focused on customer satisfaction.
Contacts are frequent with individuals representing other departments, and business units.  Good verbal and written communications required.
Supervision Received 
Limited supervision. No instructions needed on routine work and general instructions given on new lines of work or special assignments.


We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. HII’s 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.


Working at HII is more than a job - it’s an opportunity to build a future. We offer comprehensive benefits including: medical, prescription drug, dental and vision plan choices, on-site health centers, tele-medicine, wellness resources, employee assistance programs, savings plan options (401K), financial education and planning tools, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships, and more. Some benefits may vary depending on your specific division or work location. 

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. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Do You Need Assistance? 
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #2 for Newport News Shipbuilding.

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