Senior Software Design Engineer - 25391 in Suffolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Suffolk, VA
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/16/2018
  • Job ID:
    25391

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

  • Performs a variety of systematic, disciplined, and quantifiable approaches to the development, operation, and maintenance of software, encompassing techniques and procedures often regulated by a software development process with the purpose of improving the reliability and maintainability of software systems. 
  • Establishes software information and engineering requirements which is necessitated by the potential complexity of those software systems, which may contain millions of lines of code.  
  • Applies the discipline of software engineering for specific technical problems and procedures, including knowledge, tools, and methods for software requirements, software design, software construction, software testing, and software maintenance tasks. 
  • Relates the disciplines of software engineering to the disciplines of computer science, computer engineering, management, mathematics, project management, quality management, software ergonomics, and systems engineering.
  • Performs analysis, design, development, testing, debugging and implementation of complex software application programs in support of distinct product hardware or technical service lines of business.
  • Defines specifications for complex software programming applications and/or oversees the maintenance of existing programs to ensure continued performance and compliance with current guidelines and standards.
  • Performs all necessary aspects of the programming phase of software development including coding, testing, debugging and documenting using current guidelines and standards.
  • Develops architecture requirements and performance standards to meet customer specifications.
  • Participates in the analysis and development of test plans.  Tests assigned components and units, provides test results and recommends corrections.
  • Identifies and directs resolution of complex hardware/software interface issues or other technical problems.
  • Researches and develops prospective applications and products and maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies.
  • Authors or assists in the writing and/or presentation of briefings (reports on analyses, findings, and project progress), project or task plans, system specification manuals, technical reports and user manuals.
  • Participates in the preparation of technical proposals.
  • Provides guidance to less experienced software developers/architects.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
     

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
  • Will have 5-7 years relevant work experience.
  • Must currently hold and be able to maintain a US Secret Security Clearance.
  • Will have the ability to communicate software concepts effectively.
  • Must have knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures used in software and systems development.
  • Will have experience with software development tools and programming languages.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.



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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