Software Engineer Team Lead - 32931 in Suffolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/21/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Alion is seeking skilled talent to join a team that identifies, acquires, develops, manages and analyzes geospatial intelligence data to support the production of virtual, constructive and gaming simulation terrain for the US Department of Defense.  This GIS Team Lead position will support 3D model and gaming terrain requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for team management, project management and client coordination.
  • Publish exercise-ready constructive, visual, virtual and gaming terrain in a variety of formats to support modeling and simulation systems
  • Manage, maintain, and troubleshoot all software, hardware, network, and operating system issues within the terrain shop
  • Coordinate and liaison with source data providers and exercises planners/customers

Education and Experience:

Master’s degree in Geography or Geospatial Information Systems.  May consider BA/BS plus 5-7 years of experience.  In some cases educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.   

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Understanding of visual database concepts, remotely sensed imagery, terrain modeling, and Synthetic Environments (SE) for Modeling & Simulation (M&S) is required.

Experience installing, licensing, and operating geospatial software including ESRI ArcInfo/ArcMap, Presagis Terra Vista and Creator, ERDAS Imagine, MetaVR VRSG, Bohemia Interactive VBS3, QGIS, and Blue Marble Global Mapper.

Experience developing terrain for M&S systems..

Knowledge of the USMC’s DVTE simulation system is desirable.

Experience with one or more GIS programming languages such as JavaScript, Python, Java, and SQL is a plus.

Experience with storage arrays, network security, information assurance, and cloud computing is desirable.

Experience with Jira and Confluence is a plus.

Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to work in a team environment is required.

On-site support required.  Must Interface with customers on a daily basis.

Must be a US Citizen, currently hold and able to maintain a US Secret clearance

Required Certifications:

DOD 8750.01 to include Security+ Certification


Security Clearance: Secret

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