Software Engineer, Lead - 36398 in Fort Meade, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/13/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Alion Science and Technology is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to plan, conduct, and coordinate software development activities. As well as designs, develops, documents, tests, and debugs software that contains logical and mathematical solutions to business/mission problems or questions in computer language for solutions by means of data processing equipment.

Additional responsibilities include correcting program errors, prepares operating instructions, compiles documentation of program development, and analyzes system capabilities to resolve questions of program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques, and controls to ensure software standards are met.

Applies the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the development life cycle. Also applies knowledge of computer hardware and software, subject matter to be programmed in business/mission applications, information processing techniques used, and information captured from system users to develop software.


  • Analyzing user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
  • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features and Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
  • Debug existing software and correct defects
  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories


  • Twenty (20) years’ experience as a Software Engineer
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline from an accredited college or university. (Four (4) years of additional Software Engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree).
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in JavaScript and Python


  • PostgreSQL database configuration or comparable (setting up systems), Radius, React-JS, Ansible, Tornado Webserver, Ruby on Rails

Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info

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