Software Design Eng Principal - 25353 in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • This is a team architecture position within a team of 6-12 in development and implementation, integration, test and documentation of various software routines for signal and image processing and machine learning in C++, Java and Java Script. 
  • Candidate will take direction from Program manager, Chief Naval Architect and other program stakeholders and successfully translate achievable architectures that the SW lead can then have his team implement for sound execution on contract.   Candidate will ensure architectures and efforts are operating to CMMI level 3 accreditation and properly documenting and managing work flow. 

Other responsibilities include:

  • Defines specifications for highly complex software programming applications and/or oversees the maintenance of existing programs to ensure continued performance and compliance with current guidelines and standards.
  • Identifies and directs resolution of highly 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.
  • Develops or implements algorithms that meet or exceed system performance and functional standards.
  • Writes and reviews Software and system documentation.
  • Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, conferring with users or system engineers; analyzing systems, data usage and work processes; and investigating problem areas.




  • Bachelors or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline, Masters of Science preferred
  • Work Experience: Fourteen (14) years software engineering experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required. Four (4) years of additional software engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
  • Technical Experience:  C++ and Java experience required, JavaScript preferred
  • Signal and Image Processing and Machine Learning preferred
  • Math, Physics, and geodesy preferred
  • Personal Experience:  Strong written and verbal communication skill
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • US Citizen and Active Secret clearance  or higher required

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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