Software Design Engineer Senior - 26562 in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/31/2018

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Position Summary


•         Position is part of large software development team working with US Gov't personnel to design develop and integrate sensor fusion software onto platforms, test and upgrade.  Consists of software development, implementation, integration, test and documentation of various software routines for signal and image processing and machine learning in C++, Java and Java Script as well as front-end GUIs. 


•         Candidate will take direction from Program manager and Lead/Principal engineers to analyze, design, develop debug, implement and test and document software development efforts in C++, Java, JavaScript and HTML5.  Candidate will work inside a software development lab that will house the entire team and also in and out of secure environments.  Candidate will test and document software routines to CMMI level 3 accreditation and properly documenting and managing work flow.

Responsibilities


•         Performs analysis, design, development, testing, debugging and implementation of moderately complex software application programs in support of distinct product hardware or technical service lines of business.


•         Position is part of large software development team working with US Gov't personnel to design develop and integrate sensor fusion software onto platforms, test and upgrade.  Software development is in C++, JavaScript  and / or Java


•         Defines specifications for moderately complex software programming applications and/or oversees the maintenance of existing programs to ensure continued performance and compliance with current guidelines and standards.


•         Performs all necessary aspects of the programming phase of software development including coding, testing, debugging and documenting using current guidelines and standards.


•         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 directs resolution of moderately complex hardware/software interface issues or other technical problems.


•         Researches and develops prospective applications and products and maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies.


•         Assists in the writing and/or presentation of briefings (reports on analyses, findings, and project progress), technical proposals, project or task plans, system specification manuals, technical reports and user manuals.


•         Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications


•         Bachelor's degree in related discipline plus at least 5 to 7 years of directly related experience or a Master’s degree and 3 years of experience. Professional certification(s) may be required. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 7 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology.


•         Exposure to software development of algorithms, computer networking and hardware interface protocols in a Linux environment.  SQL Server/Database knowledge a plus.


•         Basic knowledge/experience in C++, Java and/or JavaScript programming languages.  Candidate must demonstrate understanding of basic software principles and development techniques and tools to include documentation and management of software development.


•         Basic experience or knowledge in design and application of front-end GUIs is desired


•         Strong analytical skills and attention to detail; ability to communicate software concepts effectively.


•         Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures used in software and systems development; experience with software development tools and programming languages.


•         Team Player able to work in a fast-paced environment.


•         US Citizenship and Secret clearance required but TS SCI desired. 

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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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