Lead Software Developer - 37001 in Hanover, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/19/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Alion is currently seeking a Lead Software Engineer. The ideal candidate believes in exploring alternatives and quickly prototyping to validate hypothetical architectures or solutions.

In this position, you will:

  • Contribute to the development of custom software components and integration of customer and open source code to address complex time series analysis problems through the use of cutting edge Big Data / Cloud technology.
  • Design and implement core architecture and capabilities for software from prototype to operational applications.
  • Apply experience working within an Agile software development life cycle, including sprint planning, sprints, sprint review, etc.

Required Skills:

  • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or similar.
  • At least 5-7 years of experience as a Software Engineer.
  • 5+ years of Python development experience, or a relevant programming language such as Java or C#.
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • Experience in designing enterprise APIs and documentation.
  • Data parsing/transforming techniques to include JSON, XML, CSV formats.
  • Experience in SQL database (MySQL, Postgres).
  • Experience in distributed databases, NoSQL databases, full text-search engines (e.g. Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Solr).
  • Experience in RESTful web services.
  • Experience in Microservices architecture.
  • Experience in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) paradigms.
  • Experience in continuous testing, integration, and deployment.
  • Experience with the Linux operating system.
  • Have a solid understanding of Linux systems, hosts, networks, security, applications and proficiency in shell scripting (Shell/Bash, JavaScript, Python).
  • Experience in cloud based technologies (AWS, Azure).
  • Experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Git, Nexus, Maven).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in streaming and/or batch analytics (e.g. Kafka, Spark, Flink, Storm, MapReduce, Hadoop).

Desired Skills:

  • AWS certifications highly desired, but not required.
  • Understanding of AGILE software development methodologies and use of standard software development tool suites. (e.g., JIRA, Confluence, Github Enterprise, etc.).

Employee Benefits:  Alion is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to our employees and we hope you find this information useful in making your decision to join our Alion Team.  Available benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, flexible and health savings accounts, short- and long-term disability coverage, life and accident insurance, 401(k) and employee assistance program.  We provide a variety of leave programs including holidays (scheduled and floating), paid time off, parental leave, military leave, bereavement, jury as well state/federal mandated leave.  Alion provides access to education assistance and student loan repayment program, as well as convenient payroll deduction programs to include legal, home, auto and pet insurance.


Security Clearance: None
Telework - Limited

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