Senior Software Design Engineer - 28200 in Monterey, CA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/6/2019

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Position Summary

The Senior Software Design Engineer provides support to the U.S. Navy's Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.

This position is contingent upon contract award.


  • 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.

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor's degree in a science or engineering field is a requirement, and 6 years relevant experience. A Master's degree is preferred.
  • Extensive (at least six years) experience in the use of software tools or models (i.e. Rhapsody, Enterprise Architect, Integrity Modeler, Eclipse, etc.) and experience in multiple software coding languages including C, C++, Java, Ada, Python, etc.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate software concepts effectively.
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures used in software and systems development.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET clearance.




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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