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Software Design Engineer - 27325 in Orlando, FL at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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Job Description


Position Summary

The Software Design Engineer is responsible for life-cycle software engineering, architecture, user interface, utilities and development environment to meet Program objectives.


  • Designs, architects, develops and produces an integrating architecture, enterprise dashboard and a middleware transport program. 
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining technical solutions and standards.
  • Upon receiving prioritized requirements from the Software Development Lead, works with end users and a team of developers and subject matter experts to develop, enhance, integrate, and support software solutions. Primary development is done on Red Hat Linux platforms using C/C++ or Java and incorporates web technologies such as ActiveMQ (JMS) and ExtJS.  Shell scripting is used to help automate tasks and query information.  The team utilizes Agile/Scrum techniques for team collaboration and development. Git is the primary revision control system. Every developer contributes to enhancing the automated testing suite.

Education and Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline plus 2-4 years of directly related experience.
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 6 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • Strong background in C, Java and C++ development is desired.
  • Javascript experience is a plus.
  • Related technical certifications may be required.
  • Simulation/HLA and Modeling & Simulation (M&S) experience a plus.
  • Two years of professional experience in M&S system design is desired.
  • Two years of professional experience with development in a Linux/UNIX environment is desired.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to work in a team environment is required
  • Military domain experience is a plus. 
  • On-site support required.  Interface with customers on a daily basis
  • Shell scripting is a plus
  • System interface development experience is a plus
  • Must be a US Citizen and hold an active DoD Secret clearance to begin employment. TS/SCI preferred.

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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