Software Engineer I - 37897 in Hanover, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/26/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Hanover, MD
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/26/2021
  • Job ID:
    37897
  • Telework
    Telework - Not Eligible

Job Description

At Alion, we are techie and proud, so you might not see us in a shiny suit or wearing the latest shoes. More often, we’re behind the scenes putting our fingerprints all over market innovations. We get excited about the problem as much as the solution, because the more we understand it, the better able we are to fix it. We are deeply analytical experts who tell the truth and never stop looking for a way to make our solutions better.

Software Engineer I

Responsibilities (includes, but not limited to):

  • Develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements
  • Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results
  • Resolves software problem reports
  • Utilizes software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment
  • Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software tradeoffs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components
  • Communicates with other program personnel, customer representatives, and senior executives

Basic Qualifications:

  • Analyzes user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
  • Designs and codes new software or modifies existing software to add new features
  • Debugs existing software and corrects defects
  • Integrates existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
  • Develops simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories
  • Makes recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
  • Develops or implements algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards
  • Assists with developing and executing test procedures for software components
  • Writes or reviews software and system documentation
  • Develops software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, conferring with users or system engineers; analyzing systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigating problem areas
  • Modifies existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance
  • Designs, develops and modifies software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design
  • Designs or implements complex database or data repository interfaces/queries
  • Oversees one or more software development teams
  • Designs or implements complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints
  •  Performs quality control on team products
  • Confers with system engineers and hardware engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces
  • Coordinates software system installation and monitors equipment functioning to ensure operational specifications are met
  • Implements recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
  • Works individually or as part of a team and may serve as a team lead to ensure the work is completed in accordance with the constraints of the software development process being used on any particular project

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Java 8 or higher or Python

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time
  • Needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine and computer printer
  • Frequently communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations  
  • Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of experience or 11 years of total experience without a degree

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Current and active TS/SCI with polygraph based upon an SSBI

Telework:

  • Not eligible

Security Clearance: TS/SCI w/Poly
Telework - Not Eligible

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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