Principal Software Engineer - 33686 in Hanover, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/22/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Enlighten, an Alion company is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to design, develop and implement complicated and difficult software capabilities for computer based systems. Exhibits technical insight and understanding in multiple fields and disciplines with an in depth facility in Software Engineering.  Directs the software engineering team in utilizing software development and design methodologies appropriate for the development environment. Work closely with other engineering teams. Candidate should have an inquisitive nature, responsiveness, and excellent testing skills. Must also possess strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines. Will work in a fast paced, small business environment with our talented team.

Security Clearance:

  • A current Top Secret level U.S. security clearance is required and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in technical discipline (i.e. computer science, engineering, mathematics, etc.). Educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • 12+ years of experience in Software Engineering, Modern Java Frameworks and Libraries (e.g. Spring, Guava)
  • Experience designing enterprise APIs
  • Experience in RESTful web services
  • Experience in Microservices architecture
  • Experience in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) paradigms
  • Experience with the Linux operating system
  • Experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Git, Nexus, Maven)
  • Experience with the agile software lifecycle
  • Has a proven ability to learn quickly and works well both independently as well as in a team setting
  • Prior experience building up and/or leading a team of software engineers

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in cloud based technologies (AWS, Azure)
  • Experience in distributed databases, NoSQL databases, full text-search engines (e.g. Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Solr)
  • Scripting experience is a huge plus.

*CJ *NF


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info

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