Junior Software Engineer - 33365 in San Antonio, TX at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/2/2020

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Job Description

With more than 80 years of experience engineering science and technology solutions to support national security, Alion supports clients with big ideas and real solutions.

Position Description Alion Science and Technology’s Advanced Cyber Operations division is looking for a highly qualified candidates to work as part of a diverse team of cyber and intelligence professionals providing 24/7 intelligence operations, systems engineering and innovation, and sustainment of Information Technology systems in support of Component Commanders providing relevant products to the war fighter.  The Junior Software Programmer will lead other developers in modifying or creating applications to support the accurate, time sensitive data while innovating, coordinating, and enabling.  Work will encompass development organization, overseeing the methodology and overall development approach.

Duties and Responsibilities

The contractor shall perform software programming to include research and development, testing and evaluation and shall perform the integration, test, installation, evaluation and training for sustainment and enhancement of existing multi-format data link architecture and network design. Assist in the development and/or modification of computer-based scientific, technical, and business software systems. Use expertise to design develop, code, test, and debug software.  May work in one or several areas, such as equipment or software design, engineering evaluation or test, configuration management procedures, statistical analysis and modeling. Works with users to define existing or new system scope and objectives. Provides analytical support and technical advice during the conceptualization, development, and implementation phases.  Perform tasks necessary to ensure the identification and documentation of hazards within software systems using various analysis tools and techniques. Reviews and evaluates systems and software for adherence to government or commercial directives, standards, guidelines, and criteria concerning software safety and systems safety. Confirms design mitigations are captured in the design and its documentation and verifies implementation.

  • Work with a team of highly skilled programmers to develop applications to improve operations, increase capabilities and achieve all program objectives
  • Ensure goals of customer satisfaction and team member performance are tracked and met
  • Ensure development projects are secure, comply with all local and DoD policies and are completed on time or ahead of schedule
  • Provide notifications to the customer at multiple times to ensure the project runs at the desired velocity and issues are addressed well ahead of becoming an issue


Education:  B.S. in a related technical field and 2 years’ experience.  In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience

Certifications: DoD 8570 IASAE lvl I preferred

Experience: Minimum of 2 years’ experience in software tool design, to include programming experience in C++ and JAVA

Must hold a current TS/SCI clearance.


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info


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