Software Architect -Technical Expert-Director - 32480 in Vienna, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/16/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Alion is seeking a technical expert who provides management, leadership in the design, development and delivery of technology-enabled applications, products and services within a technical environment. In this position you will:

  • Participate in and provide input into the design, re-design and development of technology products and applications.
  • Contribute to and often lead the specification and design phases of the development life cycle. Also manage the design and implementation of new development and enhancement efforts, and coordinate systems installation and software testing with other technologists.
  • Be responsible for the overall technical implementation of applications, and frequently interact with internal and external business contacts.
  • Be responsible for the technical integrity of projects while providing technical guidance to clients and department staff at the brand, program, and project levels.
  • Function as day-to-day lead on assigned projects and works with technical leadership to perform evaluations and feasibility reviews of creative concepts and technology solutions.
  • Act as a point of technical escalation and resolution during the project lifecycle as it relates to technical decisions Determine and provide a necessary level of technical documentation during requirements gathering, based on technical services group standards and procedures and discussions with project staff, industry experience, and technical vendors.
  • Assist the technical director with scoping, identification of project deliverables, and creation of project-specific documentation such as functional specifications, technical specifications, etc.
  • Proactively work with producers to ensure that appropriate staffing resources are assigned, put in place, and effectively utilized at the appropriate time.
  • Work with quality assurance resources to create test plans and ensure that issues are properly assigned, fixed, and regressed.
  • Communicate daily regarding project status with appropriate team members.
  • Provide technical consultancy to department staff and participate in business development efforts including proposals, development plans, and presentations, as directed.

Requires a PHD in computer engineering or related field with 11-15 years of related work experience.  Minimum of 6 years management related experience.  Candidate must have experience in software and cloud technologies, research and development and/or testing.


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