Software Design Eng Principal - 26271 in Syracuse, NY at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

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    Syracuse, NY
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Job Description


Organizational expert in the field responsible for leading the analysis, design, development, testing, debugging and implementation of complex and advanced 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.

Plans, conducts, technically directs and evaluates projects or major phase of significant projects, coordinating the efforts of engineers and technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.

Develops architecture requirements and performance standards to meet customer specifications.

Conducts investigations and tests of considerable complexity. Recommends corrections in technical applications and analysis.

Identifies and directs the resolution of complex hardware/software interface issues or other technical problems.

Researches and develops prospective applications and products and maintains current knowledge of leading edge 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.

Evaluates vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.

Provides guidance/leadership to less experienced Software Design Engineers.

Responsibilities Include:
• Development of embedded software using C
• Implementing device drivers for embedded systems
• Providing technical direction to multidisciplinary engineering team in development and integration of embedded systems
• Development, integration, and test of software running on embedded processors and System on a Chip (SoC) devices

• Experience with C, C++, Java, Python, Linux
• Knowledge and use of Jira, GIT, Confluence
• Experience developing software in Linux environments
• Ability to work on multi-disciplinary engineering teams
• Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline and 10-12 years of experience. Master's prefered.
• Security Clearance Requirements: Must be a U.S. Citizen and 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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