Software Engineer 5 (Software Engineer/Developer - Principal) - 4178 in Fort Meade, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/18/2021

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A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries 

Job Description

Come join our Cyber and Intelligence team!  Our cyber professionals are defining the future of cybersecurity, providing the most effective prevention, detection, and responses to the broad spectrum and constant evolution of threat actors.  Our experts provide actionable, timely intelligence that protects our nation from adversaries’ intent on disrupting our freedoms and harming our nation. Together, we are an integral part of an important mission -- we go to work every day with the knowledge and pride that our accomplishments make a difference.

HII-Technical Solutions Division (TSD) is looking to hire a Principal SW engineer/Developer  to work in the Annapolis Junction, MD area.
This position supports cloud analytic development for our IC customers, we are looking for candidates are self-motivated and eager to develop services and capabilities to evaluate information at the scale and speed required for high-impact mission priorities. 

Essential Job Responsibilities

A candidate with an analyst mindset who develops capabilities designed to help solve common problems arising from various analyst offices is needed. The primary focus will be on prototype development in the area of batch and streaming analytics as well as integration and evaluation of new COTS applications. The individual may also work directly with customers to gather requirements and feedback.

Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 15 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 13 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 10 years relevant experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 19 years relevant experience.
  • At least 15 years of general experience in computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline
  • At least 5 years of experience in software-intensive projects and programs for government or industry customers. 
  • At least 5 years of the experience must have been as a software engineer supporting software architecture development, requirement analysis, process execution and evaluation, selection and evaluation of COTS/GOTS tools, and integration (with both new and existing systems). 
  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or a related discipline may be substituted for 4 years of general experience. A master's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline, may be substituted for an additional two (2) years of general experience.
  • Clearance: Must possess and maintain an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph 

Preferred Requirements

  • Strong development experience in a variety of languages (ex., java, python, Scala, perl...)
  • Experience integrating with customer's cloud-based data systems
  • Experience installing, configuring and integrating prototype applications for technical evaluation
  • Modeling experience
  • Experience installing, configuring and integrating prototype applications for technical evaluation
  • Machine learning experience
  • Docker containers
  • Kubernetes
  • Dev experience on both Windows and Linux platforms
  • Analytics development experience
  • Virtual Machine (VM) experience
  • Must be able to work independently (learner, thinker, do'er)
  • Must be able to demo work products clearly to customer and other team members
  • Able to demo and present during open houses and other customer events as needed
  • Must be able to interact and work effectively with customer and other team members
  • Proven development experience with strong aptitude and ability in learning new technologies

Desired Qualifications

  • NVIDIA Jetson/CUDA experience
  • Machine learning experience
  • Apache Spark experience 
  • Experience with Docker Containers
  • Jupyter Notebook experience
  • Splunk experience

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit: www.huntingtoningalls.com.

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.  

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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