Software Engineer, Lead - 33328 in San Antonio, TX at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/1/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Alion Science is seeking a Mid-level Software Engineer to join our successful and dynamic team. Members of this team are highly motivated, self-driven, and able to work well alone or in a group. This team thrives on challenges and attention to detail. In addition to competitive compensation packages, members of this team enjoy use of liberal flex time (project requirements not withstanding) from a work schedule perspective, as well as a collaborative and collegial work environment which promotes personal and professional growth. The successful candidate will have full life cycle development experience with knowledge and experience in C, C++, embedded systems, hardware internals (both computer and peripherals), scripting (bash, sh, Windows, korn, Python, Perl, etc.), networking and network protocols, internet protocols, Windows OS, Linux, UNIX, penetration testing, debugging, assembly programming language, and reverse engineering. The candidate must possess a TS/SCI clearance with a Full Scope Polygraph.. 

Job Description:

Duties will include participating in all phases of the software lifecycle from requirements definition through design, development, integration and test in various object-oriented and scripted languages (e.g. Java Script, C++, Perl, Python, Ruby). The candidate will apply industry best practices to all development efforts and review, analyze, and modify software systems including coding, testing, debugging, installing and documenting. The successful candidate will support system administrators with the installation of the developed software applications, develop training materials, and mentor junior team members. The successful candidate will guide users in formulating requirements, advise them on alternative approaches, and conduct feasibility studies as required.


Eight (8) years demonstrated experience in application design and development, desired experience with back-end database architectures, relational or cloud-based and full lifecycle software development. A bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, information systems or a related discipline may be substituted for four (4) years’ experience, or a master’s degree in the same may be substituted for six (6) years’ experience

Four (4) years demonstrated experience in software development in object-oriented and scripted languages (e.g. Java Script, C++, Perl, Python, Ruby, etc.) Java, Docker, Spring, Python, REST, Linux

Two (2) years demonstrated experience leading teams on small to mid-size software development activities.


Security Clearance: TS/SCI w/Poly

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