Software Design Engineer Associate

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/07/17
Less than 5 years experience
Aerospace / Defense
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/07/17

Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science. Educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 3 years applicable work experience.

Prior experience with one or more of TerraSim TerraTools, VBS2/VBS3, Presagis Terra Vista and its Plug-ins, ESRI GIS tools, Presagis Creator, Game engines, firsthand experience with terrain database output compilers, and terrain processing is desired.

Experience with constructive, virtual or gaming simulation systems is desired.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Thorough knowledge of coding with Java and/or C/C++ with strong Object Oriented (OO) development

Microsoft Visual Studio development environment

Discipline to work in a CMMI Level III development environment

Ability to communicate highly complex software concepts effectively.

Strong knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures used in software and systems development.

Must be US citizen; no dual citizenship allowed.

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a clearance; an active SECRETsecurity clearance ispreferred.


Play a critical role in preparing today's and tomorrow's Warfighters!  Alion is dedicated to helping the Warfighter be ready for challenges they will face on and off the battlefield.  We support relevant, realistic training by tying real-world systems to virtual resources in synthetic environments.  Join our team of professionals developing accurate representations of the real earth environment that enable Warfighters to train while they fight. 

At Alion, we are looking for individuals who want an exciting work environment. If you have the experience, skills and enthusiasm, we want people like you, and to develop your talents.  Alion is one of the Washington Business Journal's Top 50 Technology Employers in the D.C. region and is one of the Best for Vets Employers per Military Times EDGE.

Position Summary

Under supervision, performs the analysis, design, implementation, unit testing, debugging, integration, maintenance, and documentation of highly complex software applications in support of distinct projects for the Army's Synthetic Environment (SE) Core program. The SE Core program provides the common infrastructure definition and the SE artifacts necessary to enable simulations to participate in the Live, Virtual and Constructive Integrated Training Environment (LVC ITE).  Highly qualified candidates will have experience with SE Core and/or SE Core confederate programs, SE runtime formats, and geospatial application experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

Designs software, develops executable code, performs unit testing, and integrates software components to meet system requirements for the generation of constructive and virtual geospatial database products in support of large scale simulation efforts. 

Implements cybersecurity into the design and development of all code as required.

Performs as a leading member of anAgile-scrumdevelopment team.

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.


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