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Software Design Engineer Sr - 28124 in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Position Summary

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

Duties and Responsibilities

Defines specifications for 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, programmer testing, debugging/troubleshooting and documenting using current guidelines and standards.  Works within current architecture framework and maintains performance standards to meet customer specifications.

Updates complex eXtensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT) to maintain compliance with current government guidelines and standards.

Maintains existing maps between two different data standards using XSLT.

Maintains, produces test scripts, and tests existing web services, update design documentation.

Performs deployment related tasks using continuous integration tools for Quality Assurance (QA) environments, and produces release packages for production.

Identifies and directs resolution of complex hardware/software interface issues or other technical problems.

Participates in the analysis and development of test plans.

Participates in the preparation of technical proposals.

Provides guidance to less experienced software developers/architects.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in related discipline plus 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 10 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

     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.

A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.

Extensive knowledge of XSLT.

Experienced with Java, Eclipse, SVN/Git, Bugzilla/JIRA, Junit Tests.

Familiar with NTIA Red Book.

Familiar with SSRF Pub8.

Familiar with EL-CID Desktop.

Preferably, has domain knowledge in Spectrum Certification.

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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