Software Design Engineer Sr - 26518 in California, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/16/2018
  • Job ID:
    26518

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

Software Design Engineer, Lead – California, Maryland

Position Summary:

Software Engineer will develop custom software supporting Mission Computing environments, existing on-board sensors, other non-sensor mission equipment, and display management. Development may be done on Windows and Red Hat Linux, primarily using C++ and occasionally Ada.

Duties and Responsibilities:

-- Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle

-- Employ disciplined systems engineering practices to determine operational feasibility by defining requirements and problems, analyzing and evaluating potential solutions, proposing and developing approved solutions

-- Document and assist technical writers with inputs to describe requirements and development instruction, developmental tools, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments, and clear code.

-- Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming

-- Improve operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures as warranted

-- Identify and recommend relevant software and tools by obtaining required information from vendors and testing and approving products

-- Update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing environments and equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations

--Adhere to rigorous security protocols

--Provide information to team members by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues

Education and Experience:

A bachelor's degree such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, or Physics, plus 5 to 7 years of directly related experience or a Master’s degree and 3 years of experience is required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

-- 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.

-- An active DoD Security clearance is not required, but highly desired for this position.  A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.



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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