JAVA (J2EE) Software Developer - 34952 in Alexandria, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 1/10/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Alion is looking for a full-stack software Java (J2EE) engineer that will work closely with a team to design and build applications that meet our Department of Defense, Federal and commercial customers’ requirements regarding security assessments of various types. The candidate will be part of a team that interfaces with the customer to:

  • Participate in agile/scrum software development process
  • Elaborate on requirements, use case specifications, design overviews, design details and coding approaches for new software features
  • Implement and debug functional enhancements and corrections to the CounterMeasures® product
  • Write unit tests of completed source code
  • Apply performance and maintenance enhancements to completed source code
  • Work with test engineers to assure prepared test procedures are valid for software requirements and implementation
  • Document work performed in our software change request tracking application
  • Support maintenance of development and testing environments and system hosting our production deployment of the software

The ideal candidate will be a strong team contributor who is will be eager to learn and has a background in meeting customers’ software/application requirements in an Agile environment. The candidate must be a self-starter who can be productive in both on-site and work-from-home environments.

Position requires analytical and problem-solving skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into the software applications.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or similar discipline
  • 0-3 years of experience for a junior position, 4-8 years for a mid-level position, and 9-12 or more years for a senior position
  • Proficiency in writing and debugging software code for web applications in Java/J2EE/JSP/JSTL and PL/SQL queries in Oracle
  • Ability to quickly research and learn new technologies as needed
  • Ability to analyze functional requirements and attention to detail necessary to arrive at technically sound design decisions and source code
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment with other engineers, testers and subject-matter experts
  • Ability to proficiently document work completed, issues or other items necessary for the team’s awareness
  • US Citizenship
  • A DoD Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain one; must be willing to submit for SECRET clearance


  • Spring
  • Hibernate
  • JoSQL
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery/jqGrid/dynaTree
  • JSON
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Apache Tomcat
  • Aspose Words and/or Slides
  • Subversion and/or TortoiseVN
  • Trac
  • Maven

Security Clearance: None

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