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Software Design Engineer Junior - 27326 in Orlando, FL at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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    Orlando, FL
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Job Description


Position Summary

Under immediate supervision, the Junior Software Design Engineer assists in performing analysis, design, development, testing, debugging and implementation of software application programs in support of distinct product hardware or technical service lines of business.


  • Determines computer user needs
  • Analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques controls;
  • Prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in defining specifications for software programming applications and/or oversees the maintenance of existing programs to ensure continued performance and compliance with current guidelines and standards
  • Designs, develops, documents, tests and debug applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions
  • Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with designers and/or engineers in planning, design, development and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product software
  • Performs all necessary aspects of the programming phase of software development including coding, testing, debugging and documenting using current guidelines and standards
  • Writes automated unit and integration tests to maintain and improve software quality and stability
  • Drafts architecture requirements and performance standards to meet customer specifications
  • Participates in test plans development
  • Tests assigned components and units, and provides test results
  • Identifies and directs resolution of hardware/software interface issues or other technical problems
  • Researches and develops prospective applications and products and maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies
  • Ensures software standards are met
  • Assists in writing briefings (reports on analyses, findings, and project progress), project or task plans, system specification manuals, technical reports and user manuals

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline plus 0 to 2 years of directly related experience.  Professional certification(s) may be required. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for comparable 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.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Familiar with the principles, practices, and procedures used in software and systems development
  • Experience with software development tools and programming languages
  • Experience with C/C++ and/or Java
  • Experience of web technologies, such as Javascript, Java Web Applications, and Enterprise communication frameworks 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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