California, Maryland

Job Description


Currently seeking a Software Engineer to support the NAWCAD Software Engineering Competency.  Candidate will support Terrain Awareness Warning System (TAWS) development for the Collision Avoidance Solutions (CAS) Team. Support shall include performing design, review, coding, and testing to implement new code/enhanced capabilities. Ensures TAWS software meets the DoD Standard Practice for System Safety MIL-STD-882E and the supporting tasks from Joint Software Systems Safety Engineering handbook. The re-architecture will reduce testing requirements through software partitioning and modularity, re-allocate software components, and reduce software development and sustainment costs, extend the useful life of legacy host environments.


  • Bachelor's Degree required and 5+ years of experience
  • Full Life Cycle support experience
  • Strong system software design and code development utilizing C++ and object-oriented principles.
  • Familiar with Ada is desirable.
  • Prepare software documentation and required artifacts.
  • Experience with software testing, scripting/automation.
  • Ability to work in a Team environment – Experience to include System/Software Development Processes, best practices, scripting/automation and MBSE.
  • Ability to evaluate and analyze requirements and provide software solution development for safety-critical software.
  • Familiar with Mil-Std-882E.
  • Experience with aircraft systems and data buses (ARINC-429, Mil-Std-1553)
  • Flight Safety systems experience
  • TAWS experience desired
  • MIL-STD-882E knowledge
  • Software development experience in Mission computer, Flight systems.
  • Secret clearance required.
  • Candidate will be required to pass a background check
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen.

Security Clearance: Secret

California, Maryland

Alion Science and Technology Corporation is an employee-owned technology solutions company delivering technical expertise and operational support to the Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial customers.

Alion was formed in December 2002 when approximately 1600 employees of the IIT Research Institute (IITRI), founded in 1936, purchased substantially all of the assets of IITRI creating a 100% ESOP-owned company. Each Alion employee has a personal stake in ensuring the collective success of the company.

We are committed to maintaining the highest standards. Several Alion locations are ISO 9001:2008 certified and we maintain a CMMI Level 3-appraised development facility, which employs robust, flexible and scalable processes to produce elegant, yet practical solutions.

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