Software Engineer in Quantico, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Software Engineer shall independently be able to develop and code software solutions that provide needed capabilities in support of activities through professional software development to include: data architectures, software assurance, and security; conduct rapid software prototyping to demonstrate and evaluate technologies in relevant environments; conduct performance, security, and other aspects of evaluating software systems; test software capabilities, using novel testing and analysis techniques; document software with an emphasis on architectures; user stories; and interface definitions; practice agile software development methods; and actively participate on teams of software developers, researchers, designers, and technical leads; support software development infrastructure arid assist in building and configuring computing systems and resources; interface with technical community and other Government understand challenges, needs, and develop solutions; contribute to improving the overall technical capabilities of the mission by participating in design (software and otherwise} sessions, developing unique capabilities, arid sharing insights and practices across Government organizations supporting the mission.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in one of the following areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering, from an accredited university/college.

Minimum/General Experience; The Software Engineer shall have the following minimum experience: Recent work experience as a SME on a major program, project, or activity. A minimum of seven (7) years recent experience in the direct performance of a major program, project, or activity relating  to computer software development at the user and kernel level, computer programming, and /or computer digital forensics Professional experience listed above shall include:  five (5) years of intensive software development experience in modern languages such as C/Ct+ or Java; knowledge of other commonly used languages such as Perl, Python, Ruby, JavaScript.; working knowledge of some modern computing paradigms and environment's such as  NoSQL systems, cloud computing. and virtualization, parallel programming, network programming, mobile development,  and •interface development; familiarity  with end-to-end so  ware  development  activities  in Linux/Windows/Unix/Web environments; familiarity with software development tools, including IDEs (Eclipse, lntelliJ, emacs, etc..), version control systems (git, svn, mercurial, etc.) and bug tracking systems (e.g., Jira, bugzilla, fogbubz); working knowledge and experience in participating in agile software development practices and team design sessions; experience working on a software develop men team; demonstrated problem solving ; ability-with the ability to explore and evaluate many possible solutions to problems.

Desired Experience/Skills: While not required, it is desired that the Software Engineer possesses the following: proven contribution to open source development projects. 

NOTE: the work location is Quantico, VA.

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