Lead Programmer Analyst - 26027 in Newport, RI at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/26/2018

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Job Description


Position Summary

Leads the design, coding, testing, debugging and evaluation of highly complex applications software. Analyzes and improves existing programs. Develops programming and documentation standards as needed. The candidate will work at Naval Undersea Warfare Center maintaining existing C++ programs and evaluating system safety of software.

Duties and Responsibilities

Works with users to identify highly complex problems, develops and documents requirements.

Analyzes existing programs or formulates logic for new systems.

Devises logic procedures, prepares flowcharting and detailed specifications and performs coding.

Performs a variety of testing procedures on assigned products, analyzes test results, and corrects problems.

Develops conversion and system implementation plans.

Prepares and obtains approval of system and programming documentation such as user manuals, product specifications, and training materials.

Recommends changes in development, maintenance and system standards.

Trains users in conversion and implementation of system.

Prepares reports on analyses, findings, and project progress, and presents results to management and/or customer personnel.

Participates in the preparation of technical proposals.

Performs research on emerging technologies to determine impact on application execution.

Provides technical advice or consultation on highly complex programming applications.

Provides work leadership to less experienced Programmer Analysts.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in related discipline plus at least 8 years of directly related experience or a Master’s degree and 6 years of experience.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 15 years applicable 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.

Must have the ability to compose logic procedures, prepare flow chart

Ability to perform coding.

Must have C++ experience.

Must have experience with testing procedures  and  analyzing test results and the ablity to correct the indentified issue.

Must be eligible for SECRET clearance upon start of work.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures used in computer programming.

Strong knowledge of one or more specific technologies may be required, depending on job assignment.

Excellent interpersonal skills.


Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.


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