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Software Design Engineer, Associate (JBUS/JSAF) - 27415 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Norfolk, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/7/2018
  • Job ID:
    27415

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

Are you a mission driven individual who is looking for a meaningful career?  This isn't your average mission.  Join Alion and make a difference by helping to create and maintain modeling and simulation training services and applications for our US Navy Fleet!

Position Summary

Under direct supervision, performs analysis, design, development, testing, debugging and implementation of moderately complex hardware, embedded systems, and software. Within a diverse, highly skilled, agile team, develop hardware to bridge tactical systems to simulation based training solutions. The successful candidate will contribute to systems developed and deployed within the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE).

Duties and Responsibilities

Takes part in defining specifications for moderately complex hardware appliances and/or takes part in overseeing the maintenance of existing systems to ensure continued performance and compliance with current guidelines and standards.

Performs all necessary aspects of the systems development lifecycle including design, testing, debugging and documenting using current guidelines and standards. 

Under direct supervision, defines 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 implements resolution of moderately complex hardware/software interface issues or other technical problems.

Researches and develops prospective 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. 

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in computer or electrical engineering plus at least 0 to 2 years of directly related experience. Highly prefer 4 or more years of experience. Subsequent employment, achieving employer funded Security+ and an OS certification will be required if the successful candidate does not have them already.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 4 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
      
Experience with language programs such as C/C++ and JAVA 

Familiarity with Agile development methodologies

Familiarity with web development and architecture is a plus

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

Ability to communicate engineering concepts effectively.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures used in systems development.

Understanding of software engineering. 

Experience with software development tools and programming languages are a plus.
 

Clearance

Must possess an Active Secret security clearance to begin employment.

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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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