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Alion Interviews

Updated Mar 21, 2015
Updated Mar 21, 2015

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Norfolk, VA
    Anonymous Employee in Norfolk, VA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at Alion in January 2015.

    Interview Details

    I was approached in December on LinkedIn by an Alion recruiter about a software engineer position in Norfolk. I responded back to them but I did not hear back from the recruiter for almost a month. The recruiter called me to setup an interview with the development team on Monday the following week. I did some due diligence on them using this site after I spoke with the recruiter and found out that this company was poorly run. I went into the interview with nothing to lose. After the interview, I sent a thank you note to the two gentlemen I spoke with and never heard from this company. It's been two months (and counting) since the interview and I don't expect an job offer. If by some sense, semblance, miracle or God's Grace I get an offer, I will very likely decline because I work for a very stable company that I really like.

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Alion Awards & Accolades

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Employee Ownership 100, National Center for Employee Ownership, 2009

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Headquarters Mc Lean, VA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 2001
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

Alion creates alliances between science and big government. Alion Science and Technology is an employee-owned development and research company that provides scientific, engineering, and information technology research and consulting services, primarily to federal agencies. More than 90% of its revenue comes from contracts with the US Department of Defense (DOD), especially the Navy. Focusing on national defense, homeland security, energy, and the environment, Alion specializes in naval architecture and marine engineering, defense operations, modeling and simulations... More

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