Software Engineer, Associate - 37656 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/17/2021

Job Snapshot

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    Norfolk, VA
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    Not Specified
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  • Telework
    Telework - Not Eligible

Job Description

The Associate Software Engineer is responsible for the life-cycle software engineering of architecture, user interface, utilities, data modeling and development environment to meet Alion research and development objectives for internal research and development (IR&D) projects. In this role, you will work with on a suite of warfighter simulation systems called the Navy Training Baseline (NTB) and Joint Training Tools (JTT) to enhance and develop new capabilities for futuristic products. The IR&D Software Development team provides modeling and simulation application development, live, virtual and constructive systems integration support, in-service engineering support, and data analytics to US Fleet Forces (USFF), the Number Fleets, and Joint Staff. The Software Development team is directly responsible, in this context, for developing and maintaining technical solutions and standards to provide the greatest level of training capability to the warfighter, at the lowest possible cost, at the fastest pace achievable.

Candidate should have a strong working knowledge and experience developing cloud software-based capabilities and data science related expertise including machine learning or artificial intelligence. 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, business environment with our talented team.

Required Skills:

Bachelor's degree in technical discipline (i.e. computer science, engineering, mathematics, etc.).
0-2 years of experience as a Software Engineer working up and down the full stack.
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
Experience in RESTful web services
Experience in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) paradigms
Experience in Modern Java, Scala, or Kotlin Frameworks and Libraries (e.g. Spring, Guava, Scalatra)
Experience with the Linux operating system
Experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Git, Nexus, Gradle)
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

Desired Skills:   

Experience in containerization technology such as Docker or PodMan is a plus
Experience in distributed databases, NoSQL, or Graph databases (e.g.Neo4j or MongoDB) a high plus
Machine learning, artificial intelligence, neural networks experience is a huge plus (e.g. Tensorflow)
Experience in streaming and/or batch analytics (e.g. Kafka, Spark, Flink, Storm, MapReduce, Hadoop)
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.  US Citizenship is required.

Security Clearance: None
Telework - Not Eligible

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