Principal Software Engineer - 37925 in Linthicum Heights, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/25/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Enlighten, a HII company is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to design, develop and implement complicated and difficult software capabilities for computer based systems. Exhibits technical insight and understanding in multiple fields and disciplines with an in depth facility in Software Engineering.  Directs the software engineering team in utilizing software development and design methodologies appropriate for the development environment. Work closely with other engineering teams. Candidate should have an inquisitive nature, responsiveness, and excellent testing skills. Must also possess strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines. Will work in a fast paced, small business environment with our talented team.

Security Clearance:

  • A current Top Secret/SCI level U.S. security clearance is required and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in technical discipline (i.e. computer science, engineering, mathematics, etc.). Educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • 12+ years of experience in Software Engineering, Modern Java Frameworks and Libraries (e.g. Spring, Guava)
  • Experience designing enterprise APIs
  • Experience in RESTful web services
  • Experience in Microservices architecture
  • Experience in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) paradigms
  • Experience with the Linux operating system
  • Experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Git, Nexus, Maven)
  • Experience with the agile software lifecycle
  • Has a proven ability to learn quickly and works well both independently as well as in a team setting
  • Prior experience building up and/or leading a team of software engineers

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in cloud based technologies (AWS, Azure)
  • Experience in distributed databases, NoSQL databases, full text-search engines (e.g. Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Solr)
  • Scripting experience is a huge plus.

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Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength.

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.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

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