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Software Engineer Associate - 28301 in Panama City, FL at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description




To develop Enterprise and Standalone applications for Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Panama City Division (PCD). This position will report for a normal 40 hr. work week to customer facilities onsite NSWC PCD. Will work with Java, Web frameworks, Geospatial Information Systems and Relational Databases.

The developer should be familiar with Java or other object oriented computer languages, relational databases and using debuggers.

This position has great potential to begin a long term career path in the Defense Contracting industry by joining a growing team at Alion Panama City whose mission is to support our nation’s warfighters. Candidates that have recently graduated or are soon to graduate with a Computer Science or related degree in Spring 2019 are strongly encouraged to apply. In some cases, degree requirements may be waived for applicants with comparable experience. 

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.

Has ability to work independently and under general direction ensuring daily reporting requirements are upheld to ensure continuous support to customer missions.

Possesses knowledge of a variety of software development environments (Java preferred).

Performs software tests/investigation and provide clarification to the team about how the software works in order to assist them in development efforts.

Possesses ability to work well with a team of developers.

Assists with 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.

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

Develops architecture requirements and performance standards to meet customer specifications.

May perform systems modeling, simulation and analysis.

Receives guidance from experienced software developers/architects.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by lead software engineer and upper management.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline plus 0 to 4 years of directly related experience.

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.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Preferred Java experience (can substitute with other Object Oriented language)

Preferred Integrated Development Environment (IDE) experience

Preferred Relational Database experience

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

Familiar with the principles, practices, and procedures used in software and systems development

Eligibility for a Secret Clearance, although not required prior to date of hire


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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