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Sr. Software Design Engineer - 25555 in Alexandria, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/12/2018

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Job Description


Looking for a change?  This position is full of variety, ranging debugging software codes for web applications, to development and testing environment support. Also provides an opportunity to work on extremely challenging  projects, that could lead to future growth opportunities. 

Participate in the software engineering life cycle development process

Develop and document requirements, use case specifications, design overviews, design details and coding approaches for new software features

Implement and debug functional enhancements and corrections to the CounterMeasures® product

Write unit tests of completed source code
Apply performance and maintenance enhancements to completed source code

Work with testing staff to assure prepared test procedures are valid for software requirements and implementation.

Document work performed in our software change request tracking application

Support maintenance of development and testing environments and system hosting our production deployment of the software


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.

Proficiency in writing and debugging software code for web applications in Java/J2EE/JSP/JSTL and PL/SQL queries in Oracle

Ability to quickly research and learn new technologies as needed

Ability to analyze functional requirements and attention to detail necessary to arrive at technically sound design decisions and source code

Ability to work in a collaborative environment with other engineers, testers and subject-matter experts

Ability to proficiently document work completed, issues or other items necessary for the teams awareness

US Citizenship

A DoD Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain one

Desired Experience:
Spring, Hibernate, Eclipse IDE, JoSQL, JavaScript, Query/jqGrid/dynaTree, HTML, CSS, Apache Tomcat, FusionCharts, Aspose Words, Trac,  and /orMaven

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.