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Alion Science and Technology

Full-Stack Web Developer - 38168

Norfolk, VA

Job Description

Alion has been providing modeling and simulation software to the Navy Service Program for over 20 years, and the exciting work we do for this customer keeps growing with new and continued demand for our state-of-the-art modeling and simulation software that allows Navy sailors to simulate actual warfare scenarios. The demands for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and sophisticated Cloud technologies requires that we rise to the challenge to meet the need for years to come. Come be part of this challenging, exciting software development opportunity! Read on for more details:

We are searching for a talented Full Stack Web Developer with specific experience developing high traffic and scalable backend systems in Node.js. You would be joining a small but expanding group of passionate developers who work primarily on a research and development project that aims to assist in United States Navy training objectives. The project is a web enabled simulation that is built with React/TypeScript on the frontend and Express/MongoDB on the backend. The application interfaces with High Level Architecture (HLA) compliant simulation systems and components of the core simulation products used in the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE). The NCTE is a federation comprised of many distributed simulation systems and interfaces used to support Navy and Joint Training, as well as Navy concept development and experimentation. The Full Stack Developer is a contributor to the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE) software engineering activities in support of Fleet Synthetic Training (FST).

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Duties and Responsibilities

This developer, receiving prioritized requirements from the Software Development Lead, works with end users to achieve robust, maintainable and effective simulation and supports the continuous improvement of the software infrastructure. Primary development is done on Red Hat Linux platforms using the Node.js development environment with support for TypeScript; RESTful API development is also a focus. The team utilizes Agile/Scrum techniques for team collaboration and development. Git is the primary version control system.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline, plus 2+ years of related experience developing and maintaining software. Subsequent employment, achieving employer funded Security+ and Linux+ certifications will be required if the successful candidate does not have them already.
In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.

Core Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Experience with web application development and debugging tools
Experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript; TypeScript experience is a plus
Experience with JavaScript UI frameworks, such as React, Vue, Angular or ExtJS
Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to work in a team environment
Ability to obtain related technical certifications

Favorable Experience

Experience with backend web languages and frameworks, such as Node.js, Java/Spring or Python
Experience with database technologies, such MongoDB or PostgreSQL
Experience with JavaScript state management libraries, such as MobX or Redux
Experience with testing libraries, such as Jest, Enzyme or JUnit
Experience with continuous integration and analysis tools
Experience using software version control tools, such as Git or SVN
Experience with application containerization tools
Security+ and Linux+ certifications
Experience in Modeling and Simulation (M&S) design
Knowledge of HLA and DIS protocols
Experience with C4I Systems
Military domain experience

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

Security Clearance: None
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee's talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength .

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 for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

Job ID: Alion-xAoNnNJkVnUR
Employment Type: Other