Software Developer II up to a $12K Sign-on Bonus - 30187 in San Antonio, TX at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

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The Software Developer shall independently be able to develop and code software solutions that provide needed capabilities in support of CNO activities through professional software development to include: data architectures, software assurance, and security; conduct rapid software prototyping to demonstrate and evaluate technologies in relevant environments; conduct performance, security, and other aspects of evaluating software systems; test software capabilities using novel testing and analysis techniques; document software with an emphasis on architectures, user stories, and interface definitions; practice agile software development methods and actively participate on teams of software developers, researchers, designers, and technical leads; support software development infrastructure and assist in building and configuring computing systems and resources; interface with technical community and other Government entities to understand challenges, needs, and develop solutions; contribute to improving the overall technical capabilities of the FBI’s CNO mission, by participating in design (software and otherwise) sessions, developing unique capabilities,  and sharing insights and practices across Government organizations supporting the CNO mission. The Software Developer shall be able to continuously demonstrate and provide professional services related to the following activities:

  • Evaluates and recommends software development platforms and architectures as well as the hardware requirements for the support of development, testing, quality assurance, and production environments. 
  • Conducts applied research in the areas of current and emerging computer technology for the purpose of integrating appropriate new technological advances into the CNO mission. 
  • Develops and maintains software development architecture and makes recommendations for improvement. Establishes and documents software development guidelines, coding standards, and conduct training sessions as needed. Conducts code review and diagnoses technical issues reported. 
  • Writes program code, compiles, debugs, tests, deploys, documents, and implements programs for new and existing systems (COTS/GOTS/ custom developed). 
  • Conducts daily hands-on programming work using, C++, Python, Pearl, Ruby, Java, SQL, and Object Oriented programming. 
  • Serves as a member of a team of programmers responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining several diverse applications.
  • Modifies existing applications when required and resolves technical issues as needed. 
  • Designs and develops database tables, stored procedures and other routine database related programming work. 
  • Translates system requirements into application prototypes.
  • Translates technical specifications into programming specifications. 
  • Provides input for the configuration of the applications and servers on which application programs run to ensure information security/information assurance principles related to the CNO mission are adequately addressed.
  • Minimum six (6) years experience programming with object-oriented programming languages
  • Minimum four (4) years experience developing Windows applications using Visual Studio or .NET environments OR four (4) years experience developing UNIX applications using make files or comparable build environments
  • Experience developing complex programs using C, C#, C++, Java, or other comparable languages
  • Minimum two (2) years leading projects that develop complex software, ensuring a collaborative environment, and configuration management
  • Experience implementing software lifecycle management (requirements, design, develop, test, validate, deploy)


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