Software Design Engineer Associate - 31037 in Hanover, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Hanover, MD
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/9/2019
  • Job ID:
    31037

Job Description

Position Type:

            Entry Level (New Graduates), Experienced Hire (Alumni)

Work Authorization:

            U.S. Citizen

Job Description:

Software Design Engineer, Associate

Location: Hanover, Maryland

This position will support a mission management tool called the Minotaur Mission Processor. Minotaur ingests data from various sensors on manned and unmanned surveillance aircraft to enhance an operator’s ability to identify tracks from various on-board sensors, from both sea and land, that is utilized in all branches of the military. To read more about the Minotaur Mission Processor visit:

Responsibilities would include developing prototype solutions to unaddressed, critical military operational shortfalls through research, conceptualization, design, implementation, and evaluation as a member of an established team that has fielded numerous highly regarded capabilities. Subject areas differ widely over time, but current projects focus on improving the exploitation of airborne sensor data through object tracking, multi-sensor correlation, and operational data display.

Possible Duties:

  1. Research and concept development for solutions to unaddressed, critical military operational shortfalls.
  2. System design and software implementation of proof-of-concept prototypes incorporating a variety of engineering disciplines: control theory, software development, signal/video processing, pattern recognition, machine learning, artificial intelligence, high performance computing, applied mathematics, network/web services, and visualization.
  3. Support prototype evaluation, experimental operations at military facilities, and transitions of capabilities to government.
  4. Support system integration events on various aircraft during ground and/or flight tests
  5. Develop software interfaces to control and collect data from sensors
  6. Potential to fly on aircraft to support system integration and train operators
  7. Design and implementation of graphical user interfaces to meet customers’ demands and needs.
  8. Willing to travel between 10-20 % of the time.

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or higher in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, Information Technology, Physics, Mathematics, or any related field of study
  • 0 - 2 years of experience with software development of algorithms, computer networking and interfaces in a Linux environment.
  • Highly creative and interested in novel challenges
  • Willingness to develop software with C++, Java, Javascript, or related languages in a Linux Environment
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a close team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully apply educational background to real-world engineering problems
  • Experience with software development or desire to build computer science/software development expertise to address cutting edge challenges

    Additional Items:

  • Willingness to go through the United States Security clearance process
  • Willing to work in Hanover, MD
  • Unofficial Transcripts Required

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