Software Design Engineer Senior - 26905 in Warner Robins, GA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/24/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Work Summary

Alion is searching for a technically adept Software Design Engineer to support AF Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS)  architectural software support analysis, design, development, testing, debugging and implementation. The  successful candidate will define specifications for complex software programming applications  to ensure  compliance with current guidelines and standards. Will perform all necessary aspects of the programming phase of software development including coding, testing, debugging and documenting using current guidelines and standards.  Will support development of architecture requirements and performance standards to meet customer specifications.  Will work with a team of technical and process oriented architects defining current architectures and developing future architecture.


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 complex hardware/software interface issues or other technical problems.
Researches and develops prospective applications and 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.
Provides guidance to less experienced software developers/architects.
Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Required  Skills and Experience

Minimum 4-5 years of hands on development experience using Java, Apache Solr, xml, xslt, Hadoop, jsp, sql and no sql

Experience with Integrated Development Environments (IDE) such as eclipse, netbeans or similar

Skilled with object oriented design experience

Experience with message oriented middleware such as RabbitMQ

Must know Java Script and later technologies (beyond STRUTS)

Must know server-side AJAX such as Node.js

Must know service oriented architecture and difference between SOA and Micro Services (orchestration versus choreography)

Must have familiarity with Cloud Technologies (AWS at a minimum)

Must know fundamentals of PKI (x.509) and the difference between authentication and authorization.

Must be familiar with RBAC and ABAC concepts 

 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.

Education and Experience

Minimum bachelor’s degree in computer science with 5 to 7 years experience required

A TS clearance with eligibility for SCI is required

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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