Database Engineer, Senior - 34509 in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Alion’s expertise in wireless communication is unrivaled.  This includes 50+ years’ of experience performing complex RF Engineering analysis for DoD customers, civilian government agencies, and commercial companies worldwide.  Our expertise in collecting, analyzing, and formatting spectrum data, including RF measurement, frequency assignment, spectrum certification, LiDAR, and other geo-referenced data, enables us to produce refined RF modeling and simulation tools and applications with the reliability and precision needed to assure spectrum access and control.  Alion’s analysis-driven tools support diverse tasks such as spectrum forensics and deconfliction, testing for coverage amid urban clutter, and antenna site planning.  Alion's Radio Frequency and Electromagnetic Spectrum Engineering Directorate (RESED) offers a variety of work, from projects supporting international satellite coordination to countering IEDs.  Our work is increasingly important in a world that depends on well-coordinated, interference-free spectrum access


Provides technical expertise for database design, implementation, information storage and retrieval, data flow and analysis.

Establishes database management systems, standards, guidelines and quality assurance for database deliverables.

Develops software as needed.

Responsible for developing a database structure that fits into the overall system and design.

Recommends and evaluates updates and new software.

Translates sets of requirements and data into useable documents.

Documents and communicates database design.

Evaluates and installs database management systems.

Codes complex programs and derives logical processes on technical platforms.

Assists in the design of user interface and business application prototypes.

Participates in quality assurance and develops test application code in client server environment.

Provides expertise in devising, negotiating and defending the tables and fields provided in the database.

Adapts business requirements, developed by modeling/development staff and systems engineers, and develops the data, database specifications, and table and element attributes for an application.

Helps to develop an understanding of client's original data and storage mechanisms.

Determines appropriateness of data for storage and optimum storage organization.

Determines how tables relate to each other and how fields interact within the tables for a relational model.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as required.


An active DoD "Secret" security clearance is required.

Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required.



Security Clearance: Secret

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