Back End Software Engineer - 33742 in Franconia, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/3/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Alion is seeking a Back End Software Engineer to design and develop complicated, challenging software capabilities for computer based systems. Candidate must have strong working knowledge and experience developing Java based software capabilities. Candidate should have an inquisitive nature, high degree of responsiveness, and excellent testing skills. Must also possess strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines.

Security Clearance:

  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance of SECRET or higher.  Clearance up to Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info may be required. Candidates with current security clearances desired.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree.  Educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in back end software development with Modern Java Frameworks and Libraries (e.g., Spring, Guava).  Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience
  • Experience in designing enterprise APIs
  • Experience with RESTful web services
  • Experience in Microservices architecture
  • Experience in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) paradigms
  • Experience with the agile software lifecycle
  • Experience with the Linux operating system
  • Experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Git, Nexus, Maven)
  • Proven ability to learn quickly and work independently or in a team setting

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in cloud based technologies (AWS, Azure)
  • Experience with distributed databases, NoSQL databases, full text-search engines (e.g. Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Solr) as well as conventional ones (e.g., Oracle, SQL Server)
  • Scripting experience is strongly desired

Security Clearance: None

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