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Alion Science and Technology

Software Engineer - 37414

Syracuse, NY

Job Description

Position Summary

Alion in Syracuse NY is currently seeking self-motivated, talented Software Engineers to design, develop, and test command and control software for leading edge ISR, SDR, and EW DoD products. Candidates will be expected to integrate into our multi-disciplinary teams to provide best-in-class solutions and products to a diverse customer baseline with a demanding and intriguing technical problem space. From high-level, self-hosted User Interface software and networking down to low-level Operating System or bare-metal software/drivers running on System-on-a-Chip CPUs/FPGAs, Alion offers an array of software development opportunities at all layers of the stack for rapid prototypes, new product design, and fielded hardware that protect and support the American warfighter and our nation's interests.

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Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Participate in all phases of software lifecycle, from requirements definition through design, development, integration, and test with supervision and leadership
  • Independently derive design elements into actionable tasks
  • Independently develop, debug, and fix embedded (headless) software
  • Proficient in various object-oriented and functional programming languages (e.g. C/C++, C#, Java)
  • Proficient in common procedural/scripting languages and object definition files (Python, Bash, MATLAB, JavaScript, JSON, XML)
  • Apply state-of-the-art programming techniques, software design best practices, and software technologies
  • Analyze and modify software systems by reverse-engineering, coding, installing, testing, debugging, and documenting designs/APIs
  • Proficient in industry-standard software documentation methods such as user stories, UML, Agile and supporting tools such as Doxygen, Bamboo, JIRA
  • Prepare and communicate daily status information in accordance with required software development lifecycles
  • Follow all company policies and guidelines, including familiarity with company-wide software practices

Education & Experience:
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Information Systems or related discipline –OR– four (4) years demonstrated experience in full lifecycle software development to include requirements definition, design, development, peer reviews, unit testing, integration and test.
  • Two or more (2+) years combined experience in the following:
    • Software development in embedded C/C++
    • Object-oriented design and analysis
    • Authoring or coauthoring software documentation
  • Must be able to work alongside a diverse, multi-cultural team and demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Security Clearance Requirements: Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

  • Currently hold a U.S. security clearance
  • Experience in the DoD contractor space
  • Strong background in embedded Linux kernels, filesystems, and custom device drivers
  • Experience with communications and networking libraries in embedded Linux (e.g. networking stacks, Protocol Buffers/Protobuf)
  • Passionate about protecting the American warfighter
  • Experience with RF communication links and/or radio systems.

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-gKZORAbr2C1L
Employment Type: Other