Alion Overview

  • Mc Lean, VA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 2001
  • Company - Private
  • Research & Development
  • $1 to $2 billion (USD)

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 ...
Mission: To foster a dynamic culture that encourages innovative application of science, engineering, and operational experience to solve nationally and globally significant problems.

Company Updates

June 21, 2021
A lot of pride comes with our 80-year history. We are innovative and fearless in our approach to finding new solutions to today's and tomorrow’s national security challenges. Our first responsibility is to support and protect the men and women of the U.S. Armed forces with our tech-driven solutions in Artificial Intelligence, Cyber and Big Data, Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance (ISR), Live, Virtual, Constructive Training/Synthetics (LVS), C5, and Spectrum Dominance. Our expertise is unrivaled. We operate with the agility of a small company but with the ferocity of a large one. Above all else, we work as a team to focus on the mission at hand. #BeAlion

Alion Reviews

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Steve Schorer
Steve Schorer
84 Ratings
Current Employee, less than 1 year

"Steep Learning Curve, Incredible Managers and Teamwork"

Jul 29, 2021 - Associate Software Engineer in Hanover, MD
Positive Outlook
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If you're fresh out of college the work is difficult and the pressure is high to perform, but its all personaly inflicted. You'll try hard because you want to do well to stay here. The office is


Self doubt/impostor syndrom is prevalent when surrounded by incredible engineers. They'll suggest a solution to a problem you've been fighting for hours or days that you've never heard of before in

Advice to Management

Take it easy, you're all doing great. The bumps from transitioning to a hybrid "choose wfh or wfo" have all been ironed out, lets keep it as is and retain employee moral. If higherups take it away we
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Diversity & Inclusion at Alion

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

A Culture of Inclusion

We take inclusion seriously. The best solutions are the result of people with different skills, perspectives, and experiences working together. Discrimination of any kind based on race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability, or se

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Alion Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online52%
Employee Referral20%

  1. Cyber Security Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview


    Had me sign on to a project only to never get back to me. Did not want to give me sufficient information. Likely just using warm bodies to propose bids with no intentions of hiring.

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Alion Awards & Accolades

  • Employee Ownership 100National Center for Employee Ownership2009

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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Alion FAQ

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What is paid time off like at Alion?

...Poor PTO, Okay 401K, lack of management involvement, no growth...

March 26, 2021

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