Junior Front-end Developer - 32491 in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/1/2020

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.

Alion is seeking a talented developer with 1-2 years of experience.

This position will focus on designing and building user interfaces for web applications and can transition into a full stack developer role. Candidate should have strong frontend development skills and will need to be prepared to contribute to the full product life cycle from development to delivery. Should have the ability to write effective, clean code that follows coding standards.

Successful candidate will be capable of designing user interfaces with a modern and clean aesthetic, which focus on delivering intuitive & enjoyable user experiences. Create wireframes to illustrate high-level solutions to an application and feature requests. Sound knowledge and experience with responsive design and its implementation nuances will be essential in this role. Hands-on experience with container platforms such as Docker will be very helpful as well.

This is a great opportunity for someone with good communication skills and a team player, who will be able to collaborate with team members and project managers on shared project goals in an agile environment. We are looking for individuals that demonstrate a willingness to learn new cutting-edge technologies and overcome technical challenges.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline plus 1 to 2 years of directly related experience. 

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for comparable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities     

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

Familiar with the principles, practices, and procedures used in software and systems development.

Experience with software development tools and programming languages, especially the following:

      Angular, CSS, Node.js, Python and Python web frameworks, Java, Docker Desktop 2.2, SQL and any RDBMS

Interest in UI is also very desirable.

A Secret security clearance is required



Security Clearance: Secret

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